No, but I can't sit on the fence forever - and I do want another baby.
Then she ran straight into the fence - like she didn't see it.
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.
Finally she spotted him, plastered against the fence, watching Alex.
Alex pointed at a white horse prancing along the fence.
There was no riding the fence on this one.
This was one time she couldn't ride the fence.
A solid fence prevented her from seeing the vehicle.
Howie described a car parked with an open trunk on the far side of the fence.
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.
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 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.
It dead-ended at the cottage, surrounded by a stone fence line.
The Hispanic woman hopped down from the fence and shielded her eyes to see them as they approached.
Bianca was gone, and the horse dozed next to the fence.
Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.
She filled the feeder and let Destiny throw some grain through the fence.
Through the window she saw Alex vault the fence and hit the ground running.
As she vaulted over the fence, the cause of Brutus's excitement became obvious.
The crocuses were in full bloom and the daffodils along the fence were swollen, ready to give birth to their bright yellow blossoms.
I'm afraid she jumped the fence.
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.
No brush grew within three feet of the fence.
Twenty acres and they were always at the fence line, poking their heads through to eat the brush on the other side.
Hopefully they wouldn't find the spot and get out again before she could fix it... and then she saw it - a wallowed out place under the fence.
Obviously he had already been inside the fence when she found the hole.
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.
He shook his head and turned back to Carmen, leaping the fence again in a single bound.
I want to check the fence line before I turn the buffalo into the north pasture.
Maybe that was why he wanted to check the fence line.
The buffalo stood at the fence, watching them – probably wondering why they couldn't go along.
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.
Josh was in his field digging fence post holes when she passed.
He needed assurance before he tried to jump the fence.
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 dismounted in one lithe movement and tied Ed to the fence.
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.
The longhorns had been grazing against the fence with the buffalo for the last two weeks, so they would be accustomed to each other.
He paused when he heard footsteps crunch on the straw behind the fence.
He stopped at the end of the corral and leaned on the fence, staring off toward the tree.
He took one step away from the fence.
"They were up by the fence last night," Rob said, watching the bison nervously.
She went to a farm supply store and purchased enough supplies to fence in a large area in the south part of their land.
Stopping by the employment office, she contracted for temporary help to put up the fence.
She called the employment office and they rescheduled the three men they were going to send to help put up the fence.
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.
While the men were working on the fence, a delivery truck brought the stanchion.
Do you know there are men out there putting up a fence?
Do you know they're tearing up the fence behind the barn?
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.
The men finished the fence and the goats are running in the south hills.
He tracked them back to the fence and found where they had dug under it.
Jessi leaned against the fence.
It sat at her feet and stared at the llama approaching the fence.
Sofi smiled, blue-silver eyes going to the llama that stuck its face between the wooden planks of the fence.
He moved to the fence of the paddock and rested his forearms against the top plank.
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.
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.
- 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.
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."
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 southernhemisphere the icepack forms a nearly continuous fence around the Antarctic continent.
The green lizard, the fence lizard and whip-tailed lizard (Cnemidophorus gularis; C. sexlineatus; C. tesselatus, &c.) are quite widely distributed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No fence that is ever encountered stops such a large proportion of the field as water; even a clear 6 ft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cramped places will have to be jumped from a walk or even at a stand; for instance, a tree may be in a line with and close to the only practicable place in a fence; it then becomes necessary to go round the tree before a run at the place can be managed.
Similarly the homestead of the peasant was surrounded by a fence (edor).
The spaces between the walls and the outer fence are called " slips."
Gardens of large extent should be encircled by an outer boundary, which is often formed by a sunk wall or ha-ha surrounded by an invisible wire fence to exclude ground game, or consists of a hedge with low wire fence on its inner side.
Although the interior garden receives its form from the walls, the ring fence and plantations may be adapted to the shape and surface of the ground.
In smaller country gardens the enclosure or outer fence is often a hedge, and there is possibly no space enclosed by walls, but some divisional wall having a suitable aspect is utilized for the growth of peaches, apricots, &c., and the hedge merely separates the garden from a paddock used for grazing.
The still smaller gardens of villas are generally bounded by a wall or wood fence, the inner side of which is appropriated to fruit trees.
For the latter walls are much more convenient and suitable than a boarded fence, but in general these are too low to be of much value as aids to cultivation, and they are best covered with bush fruits or with ornamental plants of limited growth.
As perhaps the first clear exposition and defence of the psychological doctrine of determinism, Hobbes's own two pieces must ever retain a classical importance in the history of the free-will controversy; while Bramhall's are still worth study as specimens of scholastic fence.
A common feature of the earlier barrows is the enclosing fence, which marked off the site from the surrounding ground.
Pop. (1890) 13,197; (1900) 18,563, 1 This is the same word as "scrimmage," and is derived from the Anglo-French eskrimir, modern escrimer, properly to fight behind cover, now to fence.
Instead of driving to the Capitol in a coach and six, he walked without a guard or servant from his lodgings - or, as a rival tradition has it, he rode, and hitched his horse to a neighbouring fence - attended by a crowd of citizens.
It was only gradually that the Sceptic's art of fence was developed.
The plant should have a warm situation, and the soil should be light and well enriched; sow thinly early in April, either near a fence or wall, or in an open spot, where it will require stakes 6 to 8 ft.
His structures, such as the hut, fence, stockade, earthwork, &c., may be poor and clumsy, but they are of the same nature as our own.
The imports include wheat flour, rice, barley, prepared foods, sugar, coal, kerosene, beer, wines and liquors, railway equipment, machinery and general hardware, fence wire, cotton and other textiles, drugs, lumber, cement, paper, &c., while the exports comprise coffee, bananas, hides and skins, tobacco, precious metals, rubber, cabinet woods, divi-divi, dye-woods, vegetable ivory, Panama hats, orchids, vanilla, &c.
Ten days later, the plaintiff crossed the fence in upon the land, with a law agent, a witness and a pair of horses yoked or harnessed, and in a loud voice stated the amount of the debt and called upon the defendant to pay it according to law.
Meanwhile, in order to complete the ring fence round Europe against British commerce, Napoleon had ordered Junot to invade Portugal; F~nch InLisbon was occupied by the French, and the Portu- vaslon of guese royal family migrated to Brazil.
Very little of the land is under fence.
In this battle Diarmait is stated to have employed druids to form an airbe druad (fence of protection?) round his host.
No, but I can't sit on the fence forever - and I do want another baby.
Felipa looked slim and feminine in a black riding outfit - which might explain all the men lined along the fence watching them.
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