Because you cannot trot more than half a mile, and because you cannot flatter yourself that it would be prudent for you to imitate your favorite English heroines, and to order your horse brought around to the hall door for a solitary morning canter?
So Nogam dived into the Underground, to come to the surface again at St. James's Park station, whence he trotted all the way to Queen Anne's Gate, arriving at his destination in a phase of semi-prostration which a person of advancing years and doddering habits might have anticipated.
As we trotted down the long straggling street our passenger spoke with feeling of the changes that had taken place in the old mission town.
The moment she lost Sandy in the wind she whined and rubbed herself against Kazan and trotted a few steps to the southwest.
"Why, really, my dear--" But before he can finish his excuse (probably not worth hearing), she has trotted up-stairs again to the nest, and is as busy as ever.
So, so, so; trot the ring twice over, and away.
The next moment the two members of the Alliance were trotting down Locker's Lane.
After a little, the master proposed a trot up the hill, and instructed Esmeralda to lean forward as her horse climbed upward, "If you should have to trot down hill, lean back a little, and keep your reins short," he said.
He redoubled his compliments, trotted out all the love words he knew, coaxed Florette with everything she liked best in him.
For example, a correspondent of one of our leading dailies has been trotting out Mrs. SIDDONS' use of blank verse in familiar conversation, and quoting from LOCKHART:-- "John Kemble's most familiar table-talk often flowed into blank verse; and so indeed did his sister's Mrs. Siddons'.
Jag Ear had to trot all the time to keep up.
Then back trotted the teams, and as the Harwell Eleven lined up for the kick-off Allardyce at left guard gave place to Murdoch.
Smoothly trotted the steeds of bold Siegfried's men.
Away trotted the handsome span while five pairs of beautiful eyes searched the three printed sheets, that bore--oh, marvellous fortune!--not one of the four names writ largest in those five hearts.
"Now, children, let us not trot out the family skeleton.
These gentlemen considerably shake my traditional respect for sixteenth-century Venetian Aristos, for they insult that Jew till I wonder where a count and a duke have learnt such language: but they serve a purpose; they trot Shylock out, so to speak, and give our author an opportunity of doing his best with A 1.
Say, I rode for an hour in a 'rickshaw at Nagoya to see the most beautiful girl in Japan and when we got to the teahouse they trotted out a little shrimp that looked as if she'd been dried over a barrel--you know, stood bent all the time, as if she was getting ready to jump.
Out trotted the rubber.
The merry old gentleman, placing a snuffbox in one pocket of his trousers, a note-book in the other, and a watch in his waistcoat, and sticking a mock diamond pin in his shirt, and spectacle-case and handkerchief in his coat-pocket, trotted up and down the room in imitation of the manner in which old gentlemen walk about the streets; while the Dodger and Charley Bates had to get all these things out of his pockets without being observed.
They cannot trot a rod, but they have often been in the saddle half a day at a time in Spanish America, whence they come, and they can 'lope,' as they call it, for hours without drawing rein.
I can even see my opponent--with some joy--trotting up his reserves, having found the opposition stronger than he at first supposed.
Fair Gotelind left her lodgings far behind her; along the road there trotted many a shapely palfrey with jingling bridle.
His cargo was upwards of 120,000 l. which ruined Mr. Betterton, and broke the fortune and heart of his friend in the city: As for doctor Radcliffe, he expressed great concern for Mr. Betterton, but none for himself; the Dr. merrily consoled himself with observing, 'that it was only trotting up 200 pair of stairs more, and things are as they were.'
Along the outer edge of the compact mob trotted little Annie Oombrella.
Even an Irish advocate of total abstinence, or an Irish antivaccinationist, if such a thing exists, is not a bore, because he will always trot out his conscientious objections with a half-humorous, half-deprecating smile.
Mrs. Scudder, after carefully brushing every speck of dust from the Doctor's coat and seeing him seated in an armchair by the open window, took out a long stocking of blue-mixed yarn which she was knitting for his winter wear, and, pinning her knitting-sheath on her side, was soon trotting her needles contentedly in front of him.
"Trot out your mule," said I, "that's good enough for me.
They looked jaded to be sure, but we had stopped long enough to breathe them, and away they trotted again, down the mountain this time, instead of up.
Wait until that girl trots three minutes or so, and see whether or not she is pretty."
He kept on fairly steadily, nibbling in the bunch-grass as he went, now trotting a little, now cantering lightly across a stretch barren of forage.
Armies of caribou drifted by, ghostly under the aurora, moose, lordly and scornful, stalked majestically along the shore; wolves howled invisible, or trotted dog-like in organized packs along the river banks.
If I should say every time I want trotting, 'My dear and much respected beautiful young ladies, please to trot,' how much would you learn in a morning?"
Line 18 as a whole gives us a vivid sense of the justice's readiness to speak sapiently, after the manner of justices, and to trot out his trite illustrations on the slightest provocation.)
She was taken up by London society,--which must always be taking up something, whether it be a chimney-sweep that composes music, or an elephant that dances the valse a deux temps; and she fluttered from party to party, a sort of Tom Moore in petticoats,--with this difference, that Moore left his meek little wife at home, while Lady Morgan trotted her husband out after her on all occasions.
Some red coats passed across the green glare of the park, and the hounds trotted about a single horseman.
O swung out of De Lisle Road and halted near the fountain; they watched with animation the Punjab cavalry trot homewards to their lines after a scurry in Kalachauki; and they burst into merriment when a refractory mule deposited one of the Northampton Regiment plump in the muddiest portion of the Circle.
Then, he was just Baldy, a faithful loving dog that trotted happily at the heels of the ragged little boy whose unselfishness had given him the great chance of his life.
I pray thee, with whom doth he trot withal?"--Buchanan's Gram.,
"Don't trot Gladys into the kitchen, for goodness' sake, Julia!"
Hardwick trotted one foot with a leg crossed and with an air which showed to his children and to Mark plainly enough how impatient he was of the Squire's beginning so far away from what he came to say.
What joy was in Remsen's heart as the St. Eustace full-back went trotting up the field and Greer stooped over the ball!
Down and around, this way and that, near the edge, then back again, swaying, swerving, pitching, the gravel clattering over the precipice, the six mules trotting their fastest, we reached the bottom and the driver pulled up his team. "
"Don't mate me, you igner'nt sweepin' of the South Sea, but trot up some red-eye--and gallop."
The above trotting execution (which was humorously related to me by an eye-witness) took place in the barrack-yard at Kerry House, Stephen's Green.
Argemone was almost angry with her sometimes, when she trotted whole days about the village from school to sick-room: perhaps conscience hinted to her that her duty, too, lay rather there than among her luxurious day-dreams.
Beyond the windfall he turned and began trotting up the creek, with the wind.
Produce your very best bow for Mrs. LADLE, and trot out your company talk, for she's in the mother-in-law business, and thoroughly up to snuff.