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  • The men cheered as he turned the horse and rode it out of the corral.

  • His face looked pale and he rode with an alien stiffness.

  • Felipa kicked her horse into a lope and rode up beside him.

  • She said something and then rode ahead.

  • Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.

  • As he rode into the yard, his expression made it clear that he didn't come to see the house.

  • He scowled at his father and rode up beside Carmen.

  • When Morino rode far enough ahead so that he couldn't hear their conversation, Carmen finally spoke to Alex.

  • Señor Medena said goodbye to them at the house, but Alondra and Felipa rode with them in the Limousine to the airport.

  • He leaned over to unlatch the gate and then rode through, heading down the drive toward the road.

  • They rode across the pasture and entered a path through the forest.

  • Brandon rode ahead of her most of the time, dropping back beside her when they emerged from the forest.

  • Even at a distance it was obvious that the man was much taller and he rode with a proud kind of grace that her father never possessed.

  • She waited for an explanation, but he rode on in silence.

  • She knew by the way he rode that it was Bordeaux.

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

  • She nudged the horse with her heals and rode beside him.

  • Ahead, Bordeaux rode erect and alert.

  • Now, with only a few hours sleep, he was walking while she rode.

  • As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.

  • There he swung up behind her and they rode away from the area at a fast trot.

  • As they watched, three Indians rode around a bend in the gully and passed below them.

  • They rode into Ashley in the late afternoon.

  • I mean... he rode ahead so he could make arrangements before you arrived.

  • They rode through the herd, which paid little attention to their passage.

  • They rode across a mesa and then descended to a wide creek.

  • He rode as if he were part of the horse, his lean body swaying with the stride of the graceful animal.

  • She glanced at him as he rode beside her.

  • They rode in silence for a few minutes and finally he looked up.

  • And then that day we rode together.

  • The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.

  • I was thinking about the way you rode up and saved me from those dogs.

  • They rode back to Atlanta in silence, hers distraught, his pensive.

  • "So you just rode around in my head for twenty six years?" she asked, confused.

  • Her skirt rode up her ample body as if it were trying to get away.

  • The foursome rode the gondola the short distance down from the parking area to the central village complex, with Donnie looking down, wide-eyed from the swinging car.

  • When I rode the Ride the Rockies bike tour, I was proud as punch when I finished it.

  • There he saddled Ed and rode out to the exercise field.

  • Then he mounted and rode past her.

  • He rode through and closed it, never looking her way.

  • They were on the same team, only Cummings rode the bench and Byrne was the star—he played shortstop.

  • They were supposed to do it alone but I rode along with them so's we could get a head start on meeting up with the girls afterwards, you know?

  • There was no stopping the chaos that reigned over the entire Parkside Police Department until Wednesday when in rode feder­al agent Jonathan Winston.

  • He rode his bicycle!

  • There Alex took the lead as they rode into rough country, his shoulders swaying with the movement of the horse.

  • He was an excellent horseman, and rode as if he were part of the horse.

  • The next morning, after church, they doubled up on Ed and rode into the hills.

  • Alex always carried a rifle in the boot when he rode into the hills.

  • Together they rode down to the old house.

  • After church, he rode out alone on Ed and she cried some more.

  • She followed, again struck by the graceful way he rode.

  • She rode away quickly, as angry at herself as she was at her closest advisor.

  • He rode hard until the horse's breathing grew labored and then he slowed, senses alert.

  • They rode for a short distance before she spoke again.

  • They rode in silence through the forest.

  • She recalled falling asleep atop her horse as she rode down the quiet, darkened path toward home.

  • Taran held onto the boy, numb and terrified, as they rode long and hard, away from the beach, away from his slain father.

  • She rode through the city that bustled with ill- clad warriors and few others, unable to help feeling both disgust and pity for them.

  • He could hide right here then close the gates when you rode out.

  • As he rode, problems bobbed to the surface of his mind like driftwood released from quicksand – ready to be plucked from the surface and worked into something useable.

  • They rode double on Ed from the house to the stable.

  • Alex rode ahead of her.

  • They rode out of the forest on the hillside above the guest house and rested the horses again.

  • When the three men rode through, she shut the gate and turned Princes toward the trail that Alex had chosen.

  • Rob rode up beside her.

  • They rode the narrow trail up the side of the mountain single file and stopped at the spring to rest and water the horses.

  • I assumed you two rode together.

  • The mornings while they rode were mild.

  • Alex rode Ed and Jonathan rode Random, so Carmen let Aaron ride princess.

  • They mounted again and rode to the barn, where Felipa and the two other guests were waiting for them.

  • If Alex rode in the ambulance with her, she was unaware.

  • She told Sam what happened, including the part where she disobeyed Alex and rode up into the hills alone.

  • They rode the lower trail.

  • Alex leaned on the shovel and watched as Sam rode up the hill toward them.

  • He spoke over his shoulder as he rode into the brush.

  • He rode into the camp and shoved the rifle into the boot.

  • The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.

  • She rode across country with her brother, she went out shooting with Deschatres, she sat by the cottage doors on the long summer evenings and heard the flax-dressers tell their tales of witches and warlocks.

  • In the years1471-1472to 1474 Waynflete was largely engaged in completing the church, now called chapel, at Eton, his glazier supplying the windows, and he contracted on the 15th of August 1475 for the rood-loft to be made on one side "like to the rode lofte in Bishop Wykeham's college at Winchester," and on the other like that "of the college of St Thomas of Acres in London."

  • During his stay at the Northamptonshire village of Holdenby or Holmby - where Sir Thomas Herbert complains the green was not well kept - Charles frequently rode over to Lord Vaux's place at Harrowden, or to Lord Spencer's at Althorp, for a game, and, according to one account, was actually playing on the latter green when Cornet Joyce came to Holmby to remove him to other quarters.

  • At his accession spectators were struck by the fearless manner in which he rode, practically unattended, on his way to be girt with the sword of Eyub.

  • The determining episode of his life followed soon after his return to Assisi; as he was riding he met a leper who begged an alms; Francis had always had a special horror of lepers, and turning his face he rode on; but immediately an heroic act of self-conquest was wrought in him; returning he alighted, gave the leper all the money he had about him, and kissed his hand.

  • At the famous conference, which lasted from Monday the 15th to Tuesday the 23rd of June, the hostile barons were present in large numbers; on the other hand John, who rode over each day from Windsor, was only attended by a few followers.

  • Still the conflict continued, but at last La Palisse, with all the gendarmerie still in hand, rode completely round the entrenchments and charged the Spaniards' rear again.

  • He rode alone on horseback through Mongolia to western Siberia, and narrowly escaped being slaughtered by a mob.

  • The ass had been introduced into the ritual of the church in the 9th century, representing either Balaam's ass, that which stood with the ox beside the manger at Bethlehem, that which carried the Holy Family into Egypt, or that on which Christ rode in triumph into Jerusalem.

  • The slaughter was terrible; the blood of the conquered ran down the streets, until men splashed in blood as they rode.

  • They rode incessantly to battle over burning sands, in full armour 1 For instance, the abbey of Mount Sion had large possessions, not only in the Holy Land (at Ascalon, Jaffa, Acre, Tyre, Caesarea and Tarsus), but also in Sicily, Calabria, Lombardy, Spain and France (at Orleans, Bourges and Poitiers).

  • rode behind him at Antioch in 1159 without any of the insignia of royalty, and in an inscription at Bethlehem of 1172 Amalric I.

  • A shepherd boy named Stephen had appeared, in France, and had induced thousands to follow his guidance: with his boyish army he rode on a wagon southward to Marseilles, promising to lead his followers dry-shod through the seas.

  • Ignatius was no controversialist; and the Moor rode off victorious.

  • Wagner was buried at Wahnfried in the tomb he had himself prepared, on the 18th of February; and a few days afterwards King Ludwig rode to Bayreuth alone, and at dead of night, to pay his last tribute to the master of his world of dreams.

  • The emperor rode forward rapidly, reached Jena about 3 P.M., and with Lannes proceeded to the Landgrafenberg to reconnoitre.

  • At this moment the Prussians were actually on parade and ready to move off to attack, but just then the " evil genius " of the Prussian army, von Massenbach, an officer of the Headquarter Staff, rode up and claiming to speak with the authority of the king and commander-in-chief, induced Hohenlohe to order his troops back to camp. Of all this Napoleon saw nothing, but from all reports he came to the conclusion that the whole Prussian army was actually in front of him, and at once issued orders for his whole army to concentrate towards Jena, marching all night if need be.

  • Indeed, the rank and file bluntly told him as much as he rode with the marching columns.

  • Issuing orders to Davout, Oudinot and his cavalry to concentrate with all speed towards Eckmuhl, he himself rode back along the Regensburg road and reached the battle-field just as the engagement between the advance troops had commenced.

  • Then, leaving Davout to observe the archduke's retreat, the emperor himself rode after Massena, who with the major portion of the French army was following the Austrian weaker wing under Hiller.

  • Napoleon passed the night in a house in the western suburb and next morning rode to the Kremlin, the troops moving to the quarters assigned to them, but in the afternoon a great fire began and, continuing for two days, drove the French out into the country again.

  • But the French army was already completely out of hand, and the degree to which the panic of a crowd can master even the strongest instinct of the individual is shown by the conduct of the fugitives who crowded over the bridges, treading hundreds under foot, whilst all the time the river was easily fordable and mounted men rode backwards and forwards across it.

  • This led the latter to push on without due regard to tactical precautions, and Blucher took advantage of their carelessness when at Haynau (May 26), with some twenty squadrons of Landwehr cavalry, he surprised, rode over and almost destroyed Maison's division.

  • He seemed unaware of the vital importance of the moment, crouched shivering over a bivouac fire, and finally rode back to Dresden, leaving no specific orders for the further pursuit.

  • He immediately rode over to establish order, and his manner and violence were so improper that Caulaincourt had the greatest difficulty in concealing the scandal.

  • But as he rode out to view the ruins his horse plunged on the burning cinders and inflicted on him an internal injury.

  • Among those slain were Piet Uys and his son Dirk, aged 15, who rode by his side.

  • He started on the night of the 24th, and escaping the Boer outposts rode through the dense bush and across the bridgeless rivers of Kaffraria at peril of his life from hostile natives and wild beasts, and in nine days reached his destination - a distance of 360 m.

  • On the 15th of June, Richard, after confession and receiving the Sacrament, rode to Smithfield for a further conference with the rebels.

  • The women were kept in subjection, and were far from enjoying the liberty granted them among the Sarmatae, among whom they rode on horseback and engaged in war.

  • Christian De Wet, who had first come into prominence as the captor of Lord Roberts's convoy at Waterval, and was now operating east and south-west of Bloemfontein in order to counteract the influence of Roberts's numerous flying columns which rode hither and thither offering peace, added to his laurels by ambushing Broadwood's mounted brigade and horse artillery at Sannah's Post, just outside Bloemfontein, on the 31st of March.

  • The second line of the French came on, only to be engulfed in the melee; its leaders, like those of the first line, were killed or taken, and the commanders of the third sought and found their death in the battle, while their men rode off to safety.

  • According to Jordanes (the epitomator of Cassiodorus's History of the Goths) at the funeral of Attila his vassals, as they rode round the corpse, sang of his glorious deeds.

  • The French horsemen, gallantly led, drove off the guns, rode round Hohenzollern's infantry squares, and routed the cavalry of Lichtenstein, but they were unable to do more, and in the end they retired to their old position.

  • At the close of that day, Frederick rode down the lines and called out to General Prince Moritz, "I congratulate you, Herr Feldmarschall!"

  • Finding that, in spite of his orders, the firing at the front continued increasing in intensity, Steinmetz at length rode to the front himself.

  • Marshal Bazaine had meanwhile arrived on the scene, and ordering forward fresh troops to relieve (not to reinforce) those already engaged, he rode forward with a horse artillery battery to watch the operations.

  • Then the 1st Guard Dragoons (since known as Queen Victoria's regiment), after a brilliant manoeuvre under heavy fire, to get into the best position for delivering a charge, rode down the whole French line of pursuers from left to right, and by their heroic self-sacrifice relieved the remnants of the infantry from further pursuit.

  • Prince Frederick Charles now rode forward to a point northeast of Verneville, whence the southern boundary of St Privat could be seen.

  • On Saturday the 12th of August he rode into Louyset, a village on the French side of Geneva.

  • Hancock's superb presence and power over men never shone more clearly than when, as the 150 guns of the Confederate army opened the attack he calmly rode along the front of his line to show his soldiers that he shared the dangers of the cannonade with them.

  • It was for the most part written laboriously, and polished with unsparing care, line by line, often as he rode from one patient to another, and it occupied the leisure hours of many years.

  • Meanwhile, Wellington, having reached Quatre Bras in the morning, wrote to him to concert the day's operations; then, as all was quiet in his front, he rode over to meet Blucher at Brye.

  • It was an imposing array of veteran troops, and when their emperor rode along the lines they received him with extraordinary enthusiasm.

  • It was during this struggle that Lord Uxbridge launched two of his cavalry brigades on the enemy; and the "Union brigade" catching the French infantry unawares rode over them, broke them up, and drove them to the bottom of the slope with the loss of two eagles.

  • In September this was taken by storm; Kolokotrones rode in triumph to the citadel over streets carpeted with the dead; and the crowning triumph of the Cross was celebrated by a cold-blooded massacre of 2000 prisoners of all ages and both sexes.

  • The Strassburg Literary Society feted him, and Johannes Sapidus, headmaster of the Latin school at Schlettstadt, rode with him into Basel.

  • She thus escaped shipwreck in his crazy vessel, and rode by Mary's side in triumph into London on the failure of the plot.

  • Bands of masked men rode about the country both in the Black Patch and in the Burley, burning tobacco houses of the independent planters, scraping their newly-planted tobacco patches, demanding that planters join their organization or leave the country, and whipping or shooting the recalcitrants.

  • Distinct from this officer and independent of him, was the first equerry ("Premier Ecuyer"), who had charge of the horses which the sovereign used personally ("la petite ecurie"), and who attended on him when he rode out.

  • They rode bareback, or on a cloth or skin strapped to the horse.

  • When the pope rode in procession to the station an acolyte, on foot, preceded him, bearing the holy chrism; and at the church seven regionary acolytes with candles went before him in the procession to the altar, while two others, bearing the vessel that contained a pre-consecrated Host, presented it for his adoration.

  • On the 22nd of July, when the Confederates under his old classmate Hood made a sudden and violent attack on the lines held by the Army of the Tennessee, McPherson rode up, in the woods, to the enemy's firing line and was killed.

  • The knights then dressed him in distinctive garments, and they then mounted their horses and rode to the hall where the candidate was to receive knighthood; his future squire was to ride before him bareheaded bearing his sword by the point in its scabbard with his spurs hanging from its hilt.

  • In the gallant discharge of its duties he was dangerously wounded by a leading outlaw, whom he slew in single combat; and while yet confined to Hermitage Castle he received a visit of two hours from the queen, who rode thither from Jedburgh and back through 20 miles of the wild borderland where her person was in perpetual danger from the freebooters whom her father's policy had striven and had failed to extirpate.

  • They rode out in state together, and if he kept cap in hand as a subject she would snatch it from him and clap it on his head again; while in graver things she took all due or possible care to gratify his ambition, by the insertion of a clause in their contract of marriage which made their joint signature necessary to all documents of state issued under the sign-manual.

  • Alone, in the disguise of a page, she slipped out of the castle at midnight, and rode off to meet him at a tower two miles distant, whence they fled together to Dunbar.

  • She grasped the hand of Lord Lindsay as he rode beside her, and swore "by this hand" she would "have his head for this."

  • Thence they rode to Seton's castle of Niddry, and next day to Hamilton palace, round which an army of 6000 men was soon assembled, and whither the new French ambassador to Scotland hastened to pay his duty.

  • The Magyars, unable to cope with a disciplined army, were cut down in great numbers, and those who survived rode in terror from the field.

  • GODIVA, a Saxon lady, who, according to the legend, rode naked through the streets of Coventry to gain from her husband a remission of the oppressive toll imposed on his tenants.

  • Lady Godiva took him at his word, and after issuing a proclamation that all persons should keep within doors or shut their windows, she rode through, clothed only in her long hair.

  • Lucan, seeing no attempt on the part of the enemy to move guns, questioned Nolan, who is said to have pointed down the valley to the artillery on the plain; whereupon Lucan rode to Lord Cardigan, the commander of the Light Brigade, and repeated Lord Raglan's order and Nolan's explanation.

  • Nolan was killed as he rode across the front of the brigade, perhaps with the intention of changing its direction to the Vorontsov ridge.

  • The pace was increased, though the "charge" was not sounded, and Cardigan and those of his men who remained mounted, rode up to and through the Russian line of guns.

  • During the two following days the pasha and his son TUsun rode about the streets and tried to stop the atrocities; but order was not restored until 500 houses had been completely pillaged.

  • Under the impression, in consequence of a furious charge of Austrian cavalry, that the battle was lost, he rode rapidly away at an early stage of the struggle - a mistake which gave rise for a time to the groundless idea that he lacked personal courage.

  • They tore the caricature into a thousand pieces, and rolled after the king with loud ` Lebe Hoch, our Frederick for ever,' as he rode slowly away."

  • On the 7th or 9th of October, Mary went to Jedburgh on the affairs of Border justice, and a week later she rode with Murray to Hermitage castle, where for several days Bothwell had lain, wounded nearly to death by Eliot, a border reiver.

  • The murderers rode to the west, joined the company of Robert Hamilton, defeated Graham of Claverhouse with a small force of horse at Drumclog, occupied Glasgow, and proved the total inability of the regular forces to cope with a rising.

  • Claverhouse, now Viscount Dundee, despairing of his party, and under apprehension of an attack in arms, rode northward Killie- with a handful of horse, and began to play the part of Montrose, while the Convention offered the crown to William and Mary, adding the claim of right to dethrone a king who had infringed the laws.

  • He rode about Epping Forest, sometimes in a toy suit of armour, became a close observer of animal nature, and was able to recognize any bird upon the wing.

  • But Tait had none of Tillotson's gentleness, and he rode roughshod over the obstacles in his way.

  • 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.

  • In bands, sometimes numbering a few hundreds, sometimes many thousands, they rode out on their forays as far as the Coromandel coast.

  • According to another account, a mule on which Oxylus rode had lost an eye.

  • The Latin king rode behind the Greek emperor, without any of the insignia of his dignity, at the entry into Antioch; but their relations were of the friendliest, and Manuel - as great a physician as he was a hunter - personally attended to Baldwin when the king was thrown from his horse in attempting to equal the emperor's feats of horsemanship. In the same year Baldwin had to undertake the regency in Antioch once more, Raynald of Chatillon, the second husband of Constance, being captured in battle.

  • From the Valley the cavalry rode through the enemy's country to join Grant before Petersburg, fighting the action of Waynesboro', destroying communications and material of war, and finally reporting to the general-in-chief on the 25th of March 1865.

  • The immediate effect however of what Knox thus approved was to bring his cause to its lowest ebb, and on the very day when Mary rode from Holyrood to her army, he sat down and penned the prayer, "Lord Jesus, put an end to this my miserable life, for justice and truth are not to be found among the sons of men!"

  • At ten o'clock on the 19th Gustavus mounted his horse and rode straight to the arsenal.

  • The Indo-Gangetic depression was formed by the weight of the over-riding mass bending down the edge over which it rode, or else it is the lower limb of the S-shaped fold which would necessarily result if there were no fracture - the Himalaya representing the upper limb of the S.

  • She rode between the hostile camps, and succeeded in arranging an honourable peace between her husband and her son.

  • Detached details are given also in works upon Constantine (Manso), Julian (Mi eke, Rode, Neumann, Rendall), Damasus (Rade), Arianism (Gwatkin's Studies of Arianism, which gives a severe but trustworthy criticism of Rufinus and discusses the manner in which Socrates was related to him), the emperors after Julian (De Broglie, Richter, Clinton, the Weltgeschichte of Ranke, the Gesch.

  • The men rode through the morass and up the slope.

  • On the morning of the 7th the band, numbering about 36 persons, confessed and heard Mass, and then rode away to Holbeche, 2 m.

  • The whole of Romney Marsh, in Kent and Sussex, formerly constituted an arm of the sea, where vessels rode in deep water, carrying produce to ports no longer in existence.

  • When the Swiss ranks had been disordered, the short pike and the sword came into play, and aided by the constable de Bourbon with a handful of the gendarmerie, the French right more than held its own until Alviano with the cavalry from Lodi rode on to the field and completed the rout of the Swiss.

  • Almost as he gave the signal for the whole line to charge, the sorely pressed Hospitallers rode out upon the enemy on their own initiative.

  • Swift rode down to Marley Abbey with a terrible countenance, petrified Vanessa by his frown, and departed without a word, flinging down a packet which only contained her own letter to Stella.

  • Lord Leven gave up the battle as lost and rode away to Tadcaster.

  • He resolved to appeal to the emperor, rode to Prague, won over Rudolph by his singular address, and, richly supplied with funds, reappeared in Transylvania as imperial governor.

  • At these races the duke of Monmouth, son of Charles II., once rode his own horse and won the plate.

  • From Bedford he rode every year to London, and preached there to large and attentive congregations.

  • At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.

  • Unconsoled by such honours, she rode away from the court in March, to assist in the defence of Compiegne against the duke of Burgundy; and on the 24th of May she led an unsuccessful sortie against the besiegers, when she was surrounded and taken prisoner.

  • The archbishop of Corinth girded him with a sword which had lain upon the Holy Sepulchre, and the metropolitan of Kiev absolved him from all his sins, without the usual preliminary of confession, before he rode forth to battle.

  • At the head of 150 mounted riflemen, accompanied by Colonel Mackinnon, he dashed out of the fort, and, through a heavy fire of the enemy, rode to King William's Town - a distance of 12 m.

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

  • Seeing his opportunity, Henry left his brothers body unburied, rode straight off to Winchester with a handful of companions, and seized the royal treasure.

  • But Henry, once hailed as king, rode hard for London and persuaded bishop Maurice to crown him without delay at Westminster, since the primate Anseim was absent beyond seas.

  • They even made a great expedition to Ireland, where Bruces brother Edward was proclaimed king by the rebellious Celtic septs, and rode across the whole island, exterminating the Anglo-Irish population in many districts (1315-1317).

  • Fourteen times the squadrons of King Philip came back to the charge; but mowed down by the arrow-shower, they seldom could get to handstrokes with the English knights, and at last rode off the field in disorder.

  • She gathered her forces in Norfolk and Suffolk, Northumberland rode out from London to oppose her, but defection dogged his steps, and even in London Mary was proclaimed queen behind his back by his fellow-conspirators.

  • When, in the third of the short parliaments held at Oxford the Whigs rode armed into the city, the nation decided that the future danger of a Roman Catholic succession was incomparably less than the immediate danger of another civil war.

  • His son and heir-apparent, Maurice of Berkeley, was the hero of a misadventure recorded by Froissart, who tells how a young English knight, displaying his banner for the first time on the day of Poitiers, rode after a flying Picard squire, by whom he was grievously wounded and held to ransom.

  • On the 12th of September 1812, he started with two Armenian servants, crossed the Araxes, rode from Tabriz to Erivan, from Erivan to Kars, from Kars to Erzerum, from Erzerum to Chiflik, urged on from place to place by a thoughtless Tatar guide, and, though the plague was raging at Tokat (near Eski-Shehr in Asia Minor), he was compelled by prostration to stop there.

  • Irish horsemen rode without saddle or stirrups.

  • Until the 15th century the mayor either rode or walked to Westminster, but in 1453 Sir John Norman appears to have set a fashion of going by water.

  • all through the valley of the Guadalquivir to Tarifa, where he rode his horse into the sea and claimed possession of the last land in Spain.

  • Prior to the introduction of carriages horseback was the means of locomotion, and Queen Elizabeth rode in state to St Paul's on a pillion; but even after carriages were used, horseback was held to be more dignified, for James I.

  • and his judges rode on horseback to Westminster Hall.

  • On coming up with the main body of rebels he saw that diplomacy gave a better chance of success than fighting, and, accompanied only by an interpreter, rode into the enemy's camp to discuss the situation.

  • He slew the blacksmith and loaded the treasure on his magic steed named Grani, and then rode off.

  • So Sigurd, assuming Gunnar's shape, rode through the flames on his magic horse, and in sign of troth exchanged rings with the Valkyrie, giving her the ring of Andvari.

  • So Gunnar and Brunhild were wedded, and Sigurd, resuming his own form, rode back with them to Giuki's court where the double marriage was celebrated.

  • Brunhild taunted Gudrun with the fact that Sigurd was Gunnar's vassal, whereupon Gudrun retorted by telling her that it was not Gunnar but Sigurd who rode through the flames, and in proof of this held up Brunhild's ring, which Sigurd had given to her.

  • Jonathan watched Alex, his expression both anxious and enthused as Alex rode the horse until it settled down.

  • The men cheered as he turned the horse and rode it out of the corral.

  • Without a word, he rode past Carmen and Jonathan.

  • His face looked pale and he rode with an alien stiffness.

  • Felipa kicked her horse into a lope and rode up beside him.

  • She said something and then rode ahead.

  • Waiting until they were out of view from the men at the corral, Carmen rode up beside Alex.

  • As he rode into the yard, his expression made it clear that he didn't come to see the house.

  • He scowled at his father and rode up beside Carmen.

  • When Morino rode far enough ahead so that he couldn't hear their conversation, Carmen finally spoke to Alex.

  • Señor Medena said goodbye to them at the house, but Alondra and Felipa rode with them in the Limousine to the airport.

  • He leaned over to unlatch the gate and then rode through, heading down the drive toward the road.

  • They rode across the pasture and entered a path through the forest.

  • Brandon rode ahead of her most of the time, dropping back beside her when they emerged from the forest.

  • Even at a distance it was obvious that the man was much taller and he rode with a proud kind of grace that her father never possessed.

  • She waited for an explanation, but he rode on in silence.

  • She knew by the way he rode that it was Bordeaux.

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

  • She nudged the horse with her heals and rode beside him.

  • Ahead, Bordeaux rode erect and alert.

  • Now, with only a few hours sleep, he was walking while she rode.

  • As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.

  • There he swung up behind her and they rode away from the area at a fast trot.

  • As they watched, three Indians rode around a bend in the gully and passed below them.

  • They rode into Ashley in the late afternoon.

  • I mean... he rode ahead so he could make arrangements before you arrived.

  • They rode through the herd, which paid little attention to their passage.

  • They rode across a mesa and then descended to a wide creek.

  • He rode as if he were part of the horse, his lean body swaying with the stride of the graceful animal.

  • She glanced at him as he rode beside her.

  • They rode in silence for a few minutes and finally he looked up.

  • They rode up a long slope and topped out, overlooking a small fenced-in valley.

  • And then that day we rode together.

  • Instead, I splurged and rode the PATH train across the river to New Jersey and rented a cheap hotel room near my stop.

  • The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.

  • The three of us rode out to Rick's Gourmet Ice Cream where we calmed our souls with three scoops of Cherry Cheesecake for Betsy and a like amount of extreme Chocolate for Molly and me.

  • I rode shotgun in an ancient Ford with a flag of Nigeria painted on the dashboard while Howie hung over the seat amid a month's supply of fast food wrappers and not a few empty beer cans.

  • I was thinking about the way you rode up and saved me from those dogs.

  • They rode back to Atlanta in silence, hers distraught, his pensive.

  • "So you just rode around in my head for twenty six years?" she asked, confused.

  • Her skirt rode up her ample body as if it were trying to get away.

  • The foursome rode the gondola the short distance down from the parking area to the central village complex, with Donnie looking down, wide-eyed from the swinging car.

  • When I rode the Ride the Rockies bike tour, I was proud as punch when I finished it.

  • There he saddled Ed and rode out to the exercise field.

  • Then he mounted and rode past her.

  • He rode through and closed it, never looking her way.

  • They were on the same team, only Cummings rode the bench and Byrne was the star—he played shortstop.

  • They were supposed to do it alone but I rode along with them so's we could get a head start on meeting up with the girls afterwards, you know?

  • There was no stopping the chaos that reigned over the entire Parkside Police Department until Wednesday when in rode feder­al agent Jonathan Winston.

  • He rode his bicycle!

  • There Alex took the lead as they rode into rough country, his shoulders swaying with the movement of the horse.

  • He was an excellent horseman, and rode as if he were part of the horse.

  • The next morning, after church, they doubled up on Ed and rode into the hills.

  • Alex always carried a rifle in the boot when he rode into the hills.

  • Together they rode down to the old house.

  • After church, he rode out alone on Ed and she cried some more.

  • She followed, again struck by the graceful way he rode.

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