There was no riding the fence on this one.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
Josh was in his field digging fence post holes when she passed.
The men finished the fence and the goats are running in the south hills.
Maybe that was why he wanted to check the fence line.
It dead-ended at the cottage, surrounded by a stone fence line.
In the southernhemisphere the icepack forms a nearly continuous fence around the Antarctic continent.
Then she ran straight into the fence - like she didn't see it.
"They were up by the fence last night," Rob said, watching the bison nervously.
As Pierre passed through the fence gate, he was enveloped by hot air and involuntarily stopped.
Finally she spotted him, plastered against the fence, watching Alex.
Obviously he had already been inside the fence when she found the hole.
As she vaulted over the fence, the cause of Brutus's excitement became obvious.
Twenty acres and they were always at the fence line, poking their heads through to eat the brush on the other side.
Josh vaulted the fence and raced up the hill, only to stop in surprise as Alex emerged from the trees riding a horse colored enough like Ed to be his twin.
The longhorns had been grazing against the fence with the buffalo for the last two weeks, so they would be accustomed to each other.
When we are walking past a fence formed by equally-spaced vertical rails or overlapping boards, we may often note that each footstep is followed by a musical ring.
The rider's body must be always clOse to the saddle in leaping, for if he were jerked up, the weight of say only a 10stone man coming down on the horse a couple of seconds after he has negotiated a large fence is sufficient to throw the animal down.
Horses jump them on and off, and in taking them at a moderate pace there is a chance of stopping on the top and choosing a better place to jump from, or, if needs be, of returning and taking the fence at another place.
"It's here, close by," said she and, running across the yard, opened a gate in a wooden fence and, stopping, pointed out to him a small wooden wing of the house, which was burning brightly and fiercely.
Through the window she saw Alex vault the fence and hit the ground running.
I want to check the fence line before I turn the buffalo into the north pasture.
The buffalo stood at the fence, watching them – probably wondering why they couldn't go along.
He stopped at the end of the corral and leaned on the fence, staring off toward the tree.
- The Zulus live in kraals, circular enclosures with, generally, a ring fence inside forming a cattle pen.
Between this fence and the outer fencing are the huts of the inhabitants.
No fence that is ever encountered stops such a large proportion of the field as water; even a clear 6 ft.
An old forest fence which had seen its best days was a great haul for me.
While the men were working on the fence, a delivery truck brought the stanchion.
Second, I prefer not lifting the goats over the fence to get them into the barn, and third, if you'd let me finish …" "You can't just put up a fence, Carmen.
In the cultivated upland valleys all over Arabia the Zizyphus j ujuba, called by some travellers lotus, grows to a large tree; its thorny branches are clipped yearly and used to fence the cornfields among which it grows.
Now " sunk below the point necessary for the due de fence and prosecution of the public interest."
The green lizard, the fence lizard and whip-tailed lizard (Cnemidophorus gularis; C. sexlineatus; C. tesselatus, &c.) are quite widely distributed.
These officers always include three selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer and one or more auditors, and they may include any or all of the following: assessors, who together with the selectmen constitute a board for the assessment of taxes, one or more collectors of taxes, overseers of the poor, constables, surveyors of highways, fence-viewers, sealers of weights and measures, measurers of wood and bark, surveyors of lumber, cullers of staves, a chief fireward or engineer and one or more assistants, a clerk of the market and a pound keeper.
High, but even at a flying fence the rider should steady his horse so as to contract the length of his stride, in order that he may measure the distance for taking off with greater accuracy.
I felt my way to the end of the garden, knowing that the mimosa tree was near the fence, at the turn of the path.
I happened to tell her the other day that the vine on the fence was a "creeper."
A weal dog astwide a fence! shouted Denisov after him (the most insulting expression a cavalryman can address to a mounted infantryman) and riding up to Rostov, he burst out laughing.
I stepped on it, but it bent and gave way and I began to clamber up a fence which I could scarcely reach with my hands.
I looked round and saw Brother A. standing on the fence and pointing me to a broad avenue and garden, and in the garden was a large and beautiful building.
As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Through a gap in the broken wall he could see, beside the wooden fence, a row of thirty year-old birches with their lower branches lopped off, a field on which shocks of oats were standing, and some bushes near which rose the smoke of campfires-- the soldiers' kitchens.
And suddenly remembering his intention he grew dizzy and felt so faint that he leaned against the fence to save himself from falling.
Her face struck Pierre and, hurrying along by the fence, he turned several times to look at her.
When he had reached the fence, still without finding those he sought, he stopped and looked about him.
Dismounting at a cottage on whose wattle fence hung a signboard, GENERAL STAFF, and throwing down his reins, he entered a dark passage.
The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.
And the Cossacks looked round in surprise at the sound, like the yelp of a dog, with which Denisov turned away, walked to the wattle fence, and seized hold of it.
More men collected behind the wattle fence of the Eighth Company than anywhere else.
No, but I can't sit on the fence forever - and I do want another baby.
They rounded the corner of the building to see a group of men lounging against the fence, watching a display that made Carmen's blood run cold.
A solid fence prevented her from seeing the vehicle.
The home is in town with neighbors close by but the high wooden fence in the back yard allows privacy sufficient to cover my night time visit.
The Hispanic woman hopped down from the fence and shielded her eyes to see them as they approached.
There must be a bad spot in the fence, and it couldn't be too far away from the house.
She wandered along the fence line examining every post for possible weakness.
He shook his head and turned back to Carmen, leaping the fence again in a single bound.
I know you made the fence tall enough that a goat couldn't jump it, but I see some places where we need to reinforce it.
I wonder if it would be wise to put a fence across down there.
It was a warm morning, with the promise of spring lurking in the Easter lilies she had planted along the fence line.
Alex had made arrangements in Houston to purchase a pair of Texas Longhorns, and he was scouting out some more fence line.
He helped her into the saddle, which was entirely unnecessary, and then lifted a coiled rope from the fence post.
The fence had been altered so that the shed was now included in the new pasture.
She went to a farm supply store and purchased enough supplies to fence in a large area in the south part of their land.
Felipa watched the children while Carmen showed the men where she wanted the fence and explained how she wanted the gate in the existing fence.
Do you know they're tearing up the fence behind the barn?
He moved to the fence of the paddock and rested his forearms against the top plank.
(12) The Mausolea of Alexander (Soma) and the Ptolemies in one ring-fence, near the point of intersection of the two main streets.
After the Restoration a fence was erected on the inside of the great north door to hinder a concourse of rude people, and when the cathedral was being rebuilt Sir Christopher Wren made a strict order against any profanation of the sacred building.
This distance was covered at the fullest extended speed of the horses, and reaching the infantry they swept over them "like hounds over a fence" - in the words of an eyewitness.
In the larger " towns " the officers elected at this meeting may consist of five, seven or nine selectmen, a clerk, a treasurer, three or more assessors, three or more overseers of the poor, one or more collectors of taxes, one or more auditors, one or more surveyors of highways, a road commissioner, a sewer commissioner, a board of health, one or more constables, two or more field drivers, two or more fence viewers, and a tree warden; but in the smaller " towns " the number of selectmen niay be limited to three, the selectmen may assess the taxes, be overseers of the poor, and act as a board of health, and the treasurer or constable may collect the taxes.
The pace at which a hunter should be ridden at his fences depends upon the nature of the fence, and the peculiarities of each individual horse.
The sun, just bursting forth from behind a cloud that had concealed it, was shining, with rays still half broken by the clouds, over the roofs of the street opposite, on the dew- besprinkled dust of the road, on the walls of the houses, on the windows, the fence, and on Pierre's horses standing before the hut.
The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.
The crocuses were in full bloom and the daffodils along the fence were swollen, ready to give birth to their bright yellow blossoms.
He tracked them back to the fence and found where they had dug under it.
Before the battle of Culdremne (561) a Druid made an airbe druad (fence of protection?) round one of the armies, but what is precisely meant by the phrase is obscure.
A short impulsive wave travels towards the fence, and each rail as it is reached by the wave becomes the centre of a new secondary wave sent out all round, or at any rate on the front side of the fence.
Some horses, good performers over any description of fence, will not jump water under any circumstances; while the chance of a ducking deters many from riding at it; and, however bold the horse may be, he will soon refuse water if his rider be perpetually in two minds when approaching it.
I have my horizon bounded by woods all to myself; a distant view of the railroad where it touches the pond on the one hand, and of the fence which skirts the woodland road on the other.