Sure, she could be mule headed, and sometimes she was moody, but was she that bad?
The average height of a mule is 122 hands.
The mule lurched forward and the others followed, jerking the wagon into action.
It was barely enough to water a mule at a time.
Saddle a mule for each person; pack all the supplies you might need on the extra mules and burn the rest of the supplies.
The nilgai is about the size of a mule.
"Angie the Mule heard it was 2.8 million bucks," said Baratto glumly.
Fritz was slumped on the back of his mule, half-asleep, his stocky frame rolling with the gait of the mule.
That mares used in mule breeding are liable to be infected is still widely believed, but irrefragable evidence of the influence of the ass persisting, as Agassiz assumed, is conspicuous by its absence.
She turned the horse and followed his mule up a dune, reining in at his side.
Two horses were tied up and there was a wagon and mule at the end of the street.
It is an important horse and mule market, and handles much tobacco.
For this purpose the sure-footed mule is invaluable.
by rail from Spiez on the Berne-Interlaken line) a mule path leads to the summit of the pass, passing over the Spitalmatte plain, where in 1782 and again in 1895 a great avalanche fell from the Altels (11,930 ft.) to the S.E., causing on both occasions great loss of life and property.
A shorter route, brit more fitted for mule traffic, though Horace drove along part of it,2 ran by Aequum Tuticum, Aecae, Herdoniae, Canusium, Barium, and Gnatia (Strabo vi.
- Beecher at the end of the 17th century pointed out that "when a mare has had a mule by an ass and afterwards a foal by a horse, there are evident marks on the foal of the mother having retained some ideas of her former paramour, the ass."
The ass is also small and strong; and the mule, bred in large numbers, is of excellent quality, and both as a transport animal and as a mount is preferred to the horse.
The demand for cloths which require careful handling and regularity in weaving has helped to develop the supply of ring yarns which will stand the strain of the loom better than mule twists.
A man may know that mules are sterile and that the beast before him is a mule, and yet believe her to be in foal " not viewing the several truths in connexion."
The mule thrives in every condition of climate, is fever-proof, travels over the most difficult mountain passes with absolute security, and can carry with ease a load of 200 lb.
The most remarkable military events of this period were (1) the siege and destruction of the oasis of Zaatcha, where the inhabitants, displeased by an alteration in the tax on palms, rose at the voice of a fanatic named Bu-Zian; (2) the ineffectual campaign of Marshal Saint Arnaud in Little Kabylia, where the tribes rose at the instigation of Bu-Magla (" the mule man ") in 1851.
China also takes 40 8 mule, water twists and twofolds.
Leaving his mule to the abbey, and giving away his worldly clothes to a beggar, he kept his watch in the church during the night of the 24th-25th of March, and placed on the Lady altar his sword and dagger.
According to another account, a mule on which Oxylus rode had lost an eye.
Men, who can afford to keep a horse, mule or ass are very seldom seen to walk.
6,723 Grosse Scheidegg (Grindelwald to Meiringen), bridle path 6,434 Col de Jaman (Montreux to Montbovon), mule path over, railway tunnel beneath.
The only outlet for the state has been by means of mule trains to the railway termini of Sao Paulo and Minas Geraes, pending the extension of railways from both of those states, one entering Goyaz by way of Catalao, near the southern boundary, and the other at some point further N.
Louis as the largest horse and mule market in the world was maintained, the volume of business in 1919 being $50,000,000.
Black-tailed mule deer are still favourite game for sportsmen.
The mule is more generally used in every part of the country, being hardier, more intelligent and better adapted for service as a draft and pack animal.
The various Indian markets take largely of 40 8 mule twist and in various proportions of 30 8 mule, water twists, two-folds grey and bleached, fine Egyptian counts and dyed yarns.
Among domesticated animals are to be found the horse, mule, donkey, cattle, sheep and goats, dogs, fowls and pigs, ducks and geese.
As time went on the travellers (with whatever object) who used the great alpine passes could not put up any longer with the bad old mule paths.
In the open country the mule deer, the pronghorn antelope and the coyote are found, and the bison formerly ranged over the north-eastern part of the state; the side-striped groundsquirrel, Townsend's spermophile, the desert pack-rat and the desert pack-rabbit inhabit the flat country.
Amongst the domestic animals are the buffalo, the Syrian camel, and a mule camel, bred from a Bactrian sire and Syrian mother.
" I do not find," he said, " that St Peter ever appeared in public loaded with gold and jewels, clad in silk, mounted on a white mule, surrounded by soldiers and followed by a brilliant retinue.
The larger animals of Canada are the musk ox and the caribou of the barren lands, both having their habitat in the far north; the caribou of the woods, found in all the provinces except in Price Edward Island; the moose, with an equally wide range in the wooded country; the Virginia deer, in one or other of its varietal forms, common to all the southern parts; the black-tailed deer or mule deer and allied forms, on the western edge of the plains and in British Columbia; the pronghorn antelope on the plains, and a small remnant of the once plentiful bison found in northern Alberta and Mackenzie, now called " wood buffalo."
The fifth road, IsfahanAhvaz, 280 rn., is the old mule track provided with some bridges, and improved by freeing it of boulders and stones, &c., at a total cost of 5500.
For this purpose a horse or mule is killed, and the carcase surrounded with palisades to which the condors are soon attracted by the prospect of food, for the weight of evidence seems to favour the opinion that those vultures owe their knowledge of the presence of carrion more to sight than to scent.
The whole territory is crossed by camel and mule paths between the sea and the high plateau, and between the various centres of population.
White-tailed deer and especially black-tails are found on the high Sierra; the mule deer, too, although its habitat is now mainly east of the range, on the plateau, is also met with.
The white-tailed Virginia deer inhabits the bottom lands and the mule deer the more open country.
The city is in a rich sugar-cane and fruit country, is a large cotton and mule and horse market, and has division shops of the Seaboard Air Line railway.
Horse and mule breeding are carried on to a limited extent, and since the opening of the far South more attention has been given to sheep. Goats and swine are raised in small numbers on the large estates, but in Chiloe swine-raising is one of the chief occupations of the people.
gate length of less than 900 m., all the roads of the country are mere mule tracks, carriageable in the plains and during the dry season, but totally unfit for continuous wheeled traffic during all seasons, and in the hilly districts often so difficult, as to cause mucF damage to goods and the animals carrying them.
The mule path descends on the south side of the pass by an extraordinary series of zigzags, made accessible for mules (though no rider is now allowed to descend on mule-back) by a band of Tirolese workmen in 1740-1741.
You're as stubborn as a mule.
She lifted her whip and expertly popped it over the back of the lead mule.
You mean my mule.
Dressed in grey like a pilgrim, and accompanied by five or six trustworthy servants, he would set out on his interminable travels, "ambling along on a good mule."
To raise funds he proclaimed, by bull of the iith of April 1389, a jubilee for every thirty-three years, but before the celebration could be held he died of injuries caused by a fall from his mule.
In all these establishments, after two or three crossings of the mare and ass, the breeders cause the mare to be put to a horse; yet a pure-bred foal has never been produced resembling either an ass or a mule."
As a mule market Missouri has no rival.
En 1767 Hargreaves produced the spinning-jenny; Arkwrights;pinning machine was exhibited in 1768; Cromptons mule was ~inished in 1779; Cartwright hit upon the idea of the power,oom in 1784, though it was not brought into profitable use till The Staffordshire potteries had been flourishing under Wedgwood SinCe 1763, and the improved steam-engine was brought into shape by Watt in 1768.
A peculiar vegetation, consisting mainly of low shrubs with fleshy glaucous leaves (mule crithnioides, &c.), covers the swamps of the Guadalquivir and the salt-marshes of the south-west coast.
The patience of the ass, the high spirit of the horse, the obstinacy of the mule, have long been proverbial.
She rubbed each mule down with the burlap sack and wiped the nostrils of each mule with a dampened cloth before allowing herself a few swallows of tepid water.
He kicked the mule into motion and started out across the sand.
Mule types worn by women were of embroidered brocade, silk, velvet, or kid.
And, to speak truly, every mule stumbled over the two, and the whole cavalcade was piled up in a heap.
There is also a wide variety of animal life: mule deer, mountain lions, .
Animals 250 breeding mule ewes are reared at Doves Farm.
Frequently, the mule would lurch forward to snatch a mouthful of wild fennel.
former chairman of the North of England Mule Sheep Association.
Jamaican Mule 5cl dark Jamaican rum 2cl fresh lime juice ginger beer Pour the rum and lime juice into a highball filled with ice.
Mexican Mule 5cl gold tequila 3cl fresh lime juice 1cl gomme syrup ginger ale Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Moscow Mule 5cl vodka 1cl fresh lime juice ginger beer Pour the vodka and the lime juice into a highball filled with ice.
Mule gimmer lambs are sold at the annual Carlisle Luke Fair sale in September.
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meter maid 's and the mechanic's mule continued through until 1974 and took the as-yet unused " G " .
All its supplies would have to be carried by mule, of which nearly two thousand were still needed.
From the landing stage here the hardy tourist can either walk the mile and a half track into the mountains or hire a mule.
Samuel Crompton, inventor of the spinning mule, dies at the age of 74.
Picture the 32 year old soldier sat on his 13 year old mule.
Wen Chang (' Literary Glory ') at the top left-hand corner is wearing official robes and riding on a white mule.
He always has been and I have always been a stubborn, unbelieving old mule!
mule ewe lambs to be sold at Castle Douglas.
mule deer, mountain lions, .
mule cart on sticks.
mule lambs selected for tagging with this variety of tag types.
mule track about ten miles from the city.
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A former Sandy Upper schoolgirl is starting the New Year in a Greek jail accused of being a drugs mule.
They are interested in money mule recruitment mails too.
Mule quot get of say a luxury Rv resort floating island pavilion.
September is a busy month with principal sales of mule gimmer shearlings and ewe lambs at most of our sales centers.
The house in which Samuel Crompton invented the spinning mule.
Each weighed about 200 lbs, a suitable weighed about 200 lbs, a suitable weight for carrying by mule.
The nilgai is about the size of a mule (see Antelope).
Seized with a longing to pursue and kill the Moor on account of his insulting language, Ignatius, still doubting as to his best course, left the matter to his mule, which at the dividing of the ways took the path to the abbey, leaving the open road which the Moor had taken.
The only protracted camel or mule caravan journeys remaining in connexion with the tea trade are those in Persia and Morocco, where the conservatism of race delays the introduction of even wheel roads, not to mention railways.
In the Niie valley the chief domestic animals are the camel, donkey, mule, ox, buffalo, sheep and goat.
The city has important horse and mule yards.
are convinced that mares which have once borne mules when subsequently put to horses are extremely liable to produce colts striped like a mule" (Animals and Plants, vol.
Mule quot get of say a luxury rv resort floating island pavilion.
Mule 100 Large travel sac for the adventure traveler or anyone who needs to transport kit from place to place.
Each weighed about 200 lbs, a suitable weight for carrying by mule.
Here's a secret: The names of all 71 carrousel horses and one mule are listed on a wall at City Hall.
Now if you stay a few days in Yellowstone, you will always see bison and elk and quite likely mule deer, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, and both grizzly and black bear, as well as many small animals and birds of all sizes.
For a beautiful, inexpensive and better yet--metallic--mule, consider the Fitzwell Melissa in Pewter Metallic Leather.
The mule is a popular Clarks style because of its wearing ease and versatility.
A mule in shades of tan and cream makes an excellent addition to a Spring and Summer wardrobe.
Fashionistas can tower in thick wedge heels or sexy mule designs in black.
Try to find the 20 Mule Team Borax, both for its quality and its large size (76 ounces).
At his insistence, she recorded a cover version of a Jimmie Rodgers classic, Mule Skinner Blues.
He is called the Mule, and he poses a serious threat to the First Foundation, which they eventually overcome.
But because psychohistory works on statistical people en masse, it is presumed not to work against an anomalous person such as the Mule, who was a mutant.
Davis rolled sluggishly with the sway of his mule, staring disinterestedly at the mule in front of him.
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