How to use Mules in a sentence

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  • The mules were harnessed and ready to go.

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  • Get those mules inside the circle of wagons and be ready for trouble.

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  • A horse and rider could cover more distance in a day that the mules could pulling the heavy freight wagons.

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  • The hardier mules are generally employed for draught, carriage, and saddle purposes in every part of the country, and their breeding is a lucrative industry in the southern states.

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  • We visit the horses and mules in their stalls and hunt for eggs and feed the turkeys.

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  • The mules were lathered - a condition that could be dangerous in the desert.

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  • She fed and hobbled the mules and then started a fire to cook supper.

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  • Grabbing an armful of the hay they had packed around the supplies in each wagon, she dropped it on the sand and the mules eagerly began devouring it.

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  • She waited until the others were in their wagons and then slapped the lines to the backs of the mules.

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  • Fritz and Royce were watching the mules in a makeshift corral outside the wagons.

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  • The Indians were stealing the mules left outside the wagons.

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  • That left only a dozen mules and the bay.

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  • They packed as much as they could on six mules and left the other six for riding.

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  • Bordeaux helped her into the saddle and then mounted one of the mules.

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  • In 1392 a law put an end to riding in the Merceria, on account of the crowd, and all horses and mules were obliged to carry bells to warn foot-passengers.

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  • Indian corn, flour, cattle, horses, mules and hides are exported to the neighbouring states.

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  • Next in value came wool (£226,000), horses and mules (£110,000), skins, hides and horns (£106,000), tobacco (£89,000), tin, coal, copper and lead.

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  • This change is due to the decline of horseand cattle-rearing in the llanos, partly in consequence of political disturbances and partly of a murrain which broke out in 1843 among horses, mules and asses.

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  • Mules are bred in Piura and Apurimac, and are highly esteemed for mountain travel.

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  • Its chief exports are diamonds, live stock (cattle, horses and mules, sheep and goats), wool, mohair, coal, wheat and eggs.

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  • In 1858 it became the headquarters of a great freighting-firm that distributed supplies for the United States government among the army posts between the Missouri river and the Rocky Mountains; in seven months in 1859 this one firm employed 602 men, used 517 wagons, 5682 oxen, and 75 mules, and shipped 2,782,258 lb.

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  • Shawnee is situated in a fine agricultural region, is a shipping-point for alfalfa, cotton and potatoes, is an important market for mules, and has large railway repair shops, and cotton-gins and cotton compresses; among its manufactures are cotton-seed oil, cotton goods, lumber, bricks and flour.

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  • The court itself is generally paved, and large enough to admit of three or four hundred crouching camels or tethered mules; the bales of merchandise are piled away under the lower arcade, or stored up in the cellars behind it.

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  • When all the wagons were ready, she snapped the whip over the back of the mules.

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  • I thought maybe you were sick this morning when I saw Bordeaux harnessing your mules.

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  • Apparently scrounging food off the desert wasn't nearly as easy as harnessing a team of mules.

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  • From this angle, it's hard to tell you from the mules.

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  • Was he being sarcastic, or was he still miffed about the losing the mules?

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  • Upper Poitou and the zone of south-western France to the north of the Pyrenees are the chief regions for the breeding of mules.

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  • Coal was brought down from the hills on the backs of mules, and iron carried in two-ton wagons.

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  • The Turkomans possess a famous breed of horses and keep camels, sheep, cattle, asses and mules.

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  • The city is situated in the blue grass region of Missouri, and is a shippingpoint for horses and mules.

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  • Mules are universally employed for animal traction, and narrow gauge lines with single-mule trams are generally used where the traffic is light.

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  • Besides coffee there is a large trade in durra, the kat plant (used by the Mahommedans as a drug), ghee, cattle, mules and camels, skins and hides, ivory and gums. The import trade is largely in cotton goods, but every kind of merchandise is included.

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  • In the number of mules the state ranked first by a wide margin in 1900, with 474,737 head, and in 1910 with 702,000 head.

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  • At first the rolls were driven by workmen by means of cranks, but later they were worked by horses, mules or water-power.

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  • The eastern and south-eastern districts have the greatest amount of stock per square mile, Ficksburg leading in cattle, horses and mules.

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  • 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.

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  • The numbers of horses, mules, cattle and sheep increased quite steadily from 1850 to 1900, but the number of swine in 1880 and in 1900 was nearly one-third less than in 1850.

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  • Their life is still in many respects very primitive; their houses are generally built of logs, their clothes are often of homespun, Indian corn and ham form a large part of their diet, and their means of transportation are the saddle-horse and sleds and wheeled carts drawn by oxen or mules.

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  • The remount depot is maintained; horses and mules thrive here.

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  • According to this report, which is not strictly trustworthy, there were in the republic 5,142,457 cattle, 859,217 horses, 334,435 mules, 287,991 asses, 3,424,430 sheep, 4,206,011 goats and 616,139 swine.

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  • A few mules are sent to Central America, but the home demand usually exceeds the supply.

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  • There is also a good breed of mules.

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  • A road over the Ute Pass to South Park and Leadville was built, and at one time about 12,000 horses and mules were employed in freighting to the Leadville camps.

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  • Donkeys and mules of various breeds are good, and would be better were they not so often weakened by heavy work before attaining full maturity.

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  • Roads suitable for wheeled vehicles are found in Lower Egypt, but the majority of the tracks are bridle-paths, goods being conveyed on the backs of donkeys, mules and camels.

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  • Every effort was now concentrated upon sending an expeditionary force to Suakin, and before the end of March about 13,000 men, including a brigade from India and a field battery from New South Wales, with nearly 7000 camels and 1000 mules, were there assembled.

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  • Excellent horses are reared in the uplands, as well as mules and cattle, the pasturage on the mountain slopes being good, and alfalfa being grown in abundance in many districts.

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  • Horses and mules are reared for export on a small scale, and sheep for their wool, which is used in home manufactures.

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  • Slavery flourishes, and slave auctions, conducted like those of cows and mules, take place on the afternoons of stated days, affording a lounge for the rich Moors, who discuss the "goods" offered and seek for bargains.

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  • For the supply of ordnance, baggage, and transport mules a large number of donkey stallions have been imported by the government annually from various European and other sources.

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  • 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."

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  • There is a thriving trade in wine, oil, wool, timber, cattle, mules, horses and sheep, but agriculture is far less prosperous than in the maritime provinces of Catalonia.

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  • In 1834, when the missions had already passed their best days, there were some 486,000 cattle, hoses, mules and asses on the ranges, and 325,000 small animals, principally sheep. Throughout the pre-American period stock-raising was the leading industry; it built up the prosperity of the missions, largely supported the government and almost exclusively sustained foreign commerce.

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  • The total number of neat cattle on farms and ranges in 1910 was 986,000 (including 27,000 milch cows) valued at $26,277,000; horses, 148,000, valued at $12,284,000; 1 mules, 2000, valued at $212,000; and swine, 21,000, valued at $178,000.

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  • Transport in the plateau region was mainly effected by means of pack mules, over the roughest of tracks.

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  • Good mules can be obtained in several districts, and small hardy oxen are largely bred for ploughing and transport.

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  • The value of horses in 1910 was $34,561,000 (323,000 head); of mules, $7,020,000 (54,000 head); of neat cattle, $20,034,000 (875,000 head); of swine, $5,031,000 (774,000 head); of sheep, $2,036,000 (522,000 head).

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  • Owing to its situation at the head of deep water navigation on the Mississippi, Memphis has become a leading commercial city of the southern states; its trade in cotton, lumber, groceries, mules and horses is especially large.

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  • Cattle, sheep, mules and donkeys are sent in large numbers to Egypt.

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  • Cyprus mules have found favour in war in the Crimea, India, Uganda, Eritrea and Egypt.

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  • The various agricultural products, cattle and mules, cheese, wines and spirits, silk cocoons and gypsum make up the bulk of the exports.

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  • Horses, mules and donkeys, formerly exported in great numbers, are at present not very abundant, and their prices have risen much since 1880.

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  • The total effective force on a war footing, inclusive of reservists, municipal guards and fiscal guards, was 4221 officers, 178,603 men, 19,600 horses and mules and 336 guns.

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  • Mules are used to a large extent as pack animals, but they are imported from Argentina.

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  • The coal was conveyed to the works and for shipment to a wharf on the east bank, on the backs of mules and somewhat later by means of a private canal.

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  • The bags are then sealed up, packed in oblong or circular baskets and sent to Smyrna or other ports on mules.

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  • Bars of copper drawn over the bottom by mules or water-power (like the stone drags in the arrastra) grind off fine particles of copper, which hasten the reduction of the silver and diminish the formation of calomel.

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  • An urban council cFQ ' may also license proprietors, drivers and conductors of horses, ponies, mules or asses standing for hiring in the district in the same way as in the case of hackney carriages, and they may also license pleasure boats and vessels, and the boatmen or persons in charge thereof, and they may make by-laws for all these purposes.

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  • Horses, asses and mules are comparatively rare.

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  • There are few roads in Abyssinia suitable for wheeled traffic. Transport is usually carried on by mules, donkeys, pack-horses and (in the lower regions) camels.

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  • Baron de Parana, on the other hand, says, "I have many relatives and friends who have large establishments for the rearing of mules, where they obtain from 400 to l000 mules in a year.

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  • In the latter year the trade employed 3000 wagons, 62,000 oxen and mules, and 7000 men.

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  • Horses and mules, crowned with garlands, were given rest from work.

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  • A special feature of the games in the circus was chariot racing, in which mules, as the oldest draught beasts, took the place of horses.

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  • Swine are common to the whole country, and some attention has been given to the breeding of mules.

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  • His company consisted of thirteen sepoys, ten Johanna men, nine African boys from Nasik school, Bombay, and four boys from the Shire region, besides camels, buffaloes, mules and donkeys.

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  • They rode on mules with gilded bridles, rich saddles and housings, carrying hawks on their wrist, followed by an immense train of attendants.

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  • The leaftobacco market is the largest in the world, most of the leaf-tobacco produced in Kentucky, which in 1900 was 34.9% of the entire crop of the United States, being handled in Louisville; the city's trade in whisky, mules and cement 1 is notably large, and that in pork, wheat, Indian corn, coal and lumber is extensive.

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  • The number of horses increased from 557,153 in 1900 to 804,000 in 1910; of mules from 117,562 to 191,000; of swine from 1,265,189 to 1,302,000; and of sheep from 88,741 to 108,000.

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  • Mules, sheep and cattle' are bred, and beeswax is produced in large quantities.

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  • Oats and rye are cultivated only in the higher parts of the mountains, the former as a substitute for barley in feeding horses and mules, the latter as a breadstuff.

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  • The only animals belonging to Spain still noted for their excellence are mules and asses, which are recognized as among the best to be found anywhere.

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  • The two species which are farthest removed in structure, the horse and the ass, produce, as is well known, hybrids or mules, which in certain qualities useful to man excel both their progenitors, and in some countries and for certain kinds of work are in greater requisition than either.

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  • If the Indians were only interested in the food, torching the wagons would only insure they would follow the deep tracks of the pack mules.

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  • As they passed a barnyard of mules, goats, and pigs, the husband asked sarcastically, " Relatives of yours?

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  • Forty acres and two mules was promised 100 years ago as restitution for slave labor and mass murder of black people.

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  • We spent the third day riding the mules up to the top.

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  • In most instances we use pack mules to carry our equipment.

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  • The new movie will be called The Nine mules.

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  • Avid bird watching enthusiasts often look like pack mules hiking to a gold rush in the west.

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  • We're going to enjoy pouting in baby doll nighties and ostrich feather mules while we catalog them.

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  • These mules are equipped with saddles designed to carry two dozen shovels.

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  • Sandals are invariably strappy, stilettos spiky, mules flirty.

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  • Between 1850 and 1907 dairy cows increased from 214,231 to 330,000; other neat cattle from 519,739 to 589,000; sheer decreased from 304,929 to 181,000; swine decreased from 1,582,734 to 1,316,000; horses increased from 115,460 to 260,000, and mules from 54,547 to 279,000.

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  • In 1900 the state had 497,245 horses, 198,110 mules, 364,025 dairy cows, 755,714 other neat cattle, 1,300,832 sheep and 2,008,989 swine; in 1910 there were in Kentucky 407,000 horses, 207,000 mules, 394,000 mulch cows, 665,000 other neat cattle, 1,060,000 sheep and 989,000 swine.

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  • In 1908 the Egyptian army, with a total establishment of 18,000, consisted of three squadrons of cavalry (one composed of Sudanese) each numbering 116 men; four batteries of field artillery and a Maxim battery, horses and mules being used, with a total strength of 1257 of all ranks; the camel corps, 626 of all ranks (fellahin and Sudanese); and nine fellahin and si-x Sudanese infantry battalions, 10,631 of all ranks.

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  • Lambing commences on 1 March, the Mules average 200% lambs reared and Texel cross ewes, 175% lambs reared.

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  • My dad liked to say Louie was as stubborn as the mules he drove through his fields.

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  • Summer is the season for open toed shoes like mules, sling-backs, peep-toes, and heeled sandals.

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  • Columbia is in a fine farming region; is engaged extensively in the mining and shipping of phosphates; has an important trade in live-stock, especially mules; manufactures cotton, lumber, flour, bricks, pumps and woollen goods; and has marble and stone works.

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  • Besides valuable contingents of the celebrated Balearic slingers, the Romans derived from their new conquest mules (from Minorca), edible snails, sinope and pitch.

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  • The chief wealth of the Arab tribes of the plateaus consists in their immense flocks of sheep. The horses and mules of Algeria are noted; and the native cattle are an excellent stock on which to graft the better European varieties.

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  • In the Blue Grass Region many thoroughbred shorthorn cattle and fine mules are raised.

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  • The number of mules increased steadily from 2259 in 1850 to 43,000 in 1910.

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  • The neighbouring country is devoted principally to raising horses, mules and cattle; and in addition to hides and leather, it exports rubber and other forest products.

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  • Mules also are reared.

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  • Wright as guide, with seven mules and the dogs, set out from Hut Point, and on Nov.

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  • The total effective force of the active army on a peace footing was 1787 officers, 31,281 men, 6479 horses and mules and 100 guns.

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  • Cereals constitute the principal object of cultivation, and among these wheat ranks first, the next in imoortance beine barley, the chief fodder of horses and mules.

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  • Although occasional more or less doubtful instances have been recorded of female mules breeding with the males of one or other of the pure species, it is more than doubtful if any case has occurred of their breeding inter se, although the opportunities of doing so must have been great, as mules have been reared in immense numbers for at least several thousands of years.

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  • On the fine pasture lands which now support the flocks of the Kurds, the horses and mules, so celebrated in ancient times, were reared.

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  • She headed for the fire, taking a few backward glances to be sure that he was actually caring for the mules.

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  • Slip your feet into feather-poof mules to finish off your glamorous look.

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  • For instance, add a touch of elegance to flannel pajamas with glamorous faux fur-trimmed mules or go for uber warmth and comfort with genuine Uggs Coquette slippers.

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  • Two Mules for Sister Sara - A well-known western film released in 1970 stars Clint Eastwood and Shirley MacLaine.

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  • You'll even find mules in both leopard and tiger print.

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  • The horse bit appears again, this time in metal and bamboo, and stretched across the bridge of wooden-heeled mules, kitten-heeled sandals, and classic courts.

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  • Check out their perspex-heeled slides and gorgeous, gold-sequined mules.

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  • Well, it's not a question of what mules have, but rather what they don't have.

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  • Mules are everywhere; you just may have never recognized them as such until now.

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  • You can pretty much wear mules with anything.

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  • You can wear sleek single-colored heeled mules with dresses or slacks--even blue jeans and a fitted top.

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  • Men, you may be hard-pressed to find an online category called "Mules" in your section, but keep in mind, some clogs are mules, too.

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  • Kids don't go unnoticed in the mules world, either.

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  • Women get get a pair of slip on high heeled mules for $195, but look to pay $625 for couture-like cowboy boots with intricate detailing.

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  • If you're looking for a pair of mules, clogs or you're lucky enough to wear sandals as the end of the year draws closer, just follow the same guidelines as for boots and pumps.

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  • One look at White Mountain Shoes' stylish collection of clogs and mules, and even the most stubborn fashion fanatics would be inclined to agree.

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  • While there are high-heeled Clarks shoes to be had, Clarks tends to be more known for mules and flats.

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  • From sandals to mules to boots, there's a wide variety of LizFlex shoes for Claiborne fans.

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  • These heels can be open-toed, close-toed, peep-toed, mules or several other shoe versions.

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  • Dressier styles referred to as mules are more office appropriate than the casual style clogs - and then only in a very casual office environment.

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  • Releasing the break, she slapped the lines on the back of the mules and clicked her tongue against the roof of her mouth.

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  • Feeding and harnessing the cantankerous mules wasn't exactly the highlight of her day.

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  • One of the mules bared its teeth at him.

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  • You and your mules have a lot in common, you know that?

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  • You've been spending enough time with my mules.

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  • She was tending the mules when she saw a rider on top of a sand dune.

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  • The space inside the wagons was a din of screaming mules and men.

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  • She glanced around, counting mules.

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  • Or, we could throw our saddles on the mules and use the rest for pack animals.

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  • Saddle a mule for each person; pack all the supplies you might need on the extra mules and burn the rest of the supplies.

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  • By then the mules will be rested.

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  • The morning was getting hot by the time they managed to water the mules and fill their canteens.

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  • They've got mules to eat now, why would they want to follow us?

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  • Let's give the mules a rest while I look over our back trail.

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  • I Includes horses, mules and asses.

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  • The native breed of mules is remarkably fine.

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  • Farmers of the Piedmont Plateau formerly kept large numbers of horses and cattle from April to November in ranges in the Mountain Region, but with the opening of portions of that country to cultivation the business of pasturage declined, except as the cotton plantations demanded an increased supply of mules; there were 25,259 mules in 1850, 110,011 in 1890, 138,786 in 1900, and 181,000 in 1910.

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  • Great attention is given to the rearing of horses and mules, and the royal stud used to be remarkable for the beauty of its cream-coloured breed.

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  • Two mules had to be shot.

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  • On the other hand, if you abandoned the wagons and rode the mules, you might be able to keep ahead of the Indians.

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  • I can close my eyes and see the hustle-bustle of the village, the children playing, the pack mules and miners, the ladies decked out in long dresses and fur muffs.

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  • But the mules have been working all day.

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