They were well armed, but their commisariat consisted principally of panole and jerkey.
He had no objection, either, to holding the reins in a wagon behind another kind of horse,--a slouching, listless beast, with a strong slant to his shoulder and a notable depth to his quarter and an emphatic angle at the hock, who commonly walked or lounged along in a lazy trot of five or six miles an hour; but, if a lively colt happened to come rattling up alongside, or a brandy-faced old horse-jockey took the road to show off a fast nag, and threw his dust into the Major's face, would pick his legs up all at once, and straighten his body out, and swing off into a three-minute gait, in a way that "Old Blue" himself need not have been ashamed of.
Shetland ponies--small and stocky-- Each one mounted by a jockey-- March 'twixt Elephants and Giraffes; 'Tis no wonder Towser laughs.
Will you buy the Rump’s great saddle, With which it jockey’d the nation?
We surrendered Heligoland, we made great concessions to German colonial ambitions, we allowed ourselves to be jockeyed into a phase of dangerous hostility to France.
Stephen's Won.--Vocal Difficulties.-- Leads a Double Life.--Pitt's Vulgar Attack.--Sheridan's Happy Retort-- Grattan's Quip.--Sheridan's Sallies.--The Trial of Warren Hastings.-- Wonderful Effect of Sheridan's Eloquence.--The Supreme Effort.--The Star Culminates.--Native Taste for Swindling.--A Shrewd but Graceless Oxonian.--Duns Outwitted.--The Lawyer Jockeyed.--Adventures with Bailiffs.--Sheridan's Powers of Persuasion.--House of Commons Greek.-- Curious Mimicry.--The Royal Boon Company.--Street Frolics at Night.-- An Old Tale.--'All's well that ends well.
Judicious management; letting the public see your animal just enough, and not too much; holding him up hard when the market is too full of him; letting him out at just the right buying intervals; always gently feeling his mouth; never slacking and never jerking the rein;--this is what I mean by jockeying.
A few professional jockeys represent the stables of breeders who are too old or too fat or too lazy to ride themselves, but it is considered the proper thing for every true sportsman to ride his own horse as long as he is under weight.
He loves the giddy ride over stock and stone, hedge and petty precipice; the invigoration which the keen breath of autumn or winter, like that of a sturdy veteran, gives the animal spirits; the animated aspect of the "assembled jockeyship of half a province;" the wild music of hounds, and horns, and hollas, vieing with each other in mirth and loudness; the breathless interest of the start; the emulous pant of the coursers; the excitement of the moment when the fox appears; the sweeping tumult of the pursuit; the dreamlike rapidity with which five-barred gates are cleared, the yellow or naked woods are passed, and the stubble-ridges "swallowed up in the fierceness and rage" of the rushing steeds; the indifference of those engaged in the headlong sport to the danger or even the death of their companions; the lengthening and deepening howl of the hounds as they near their prey; the fierce silence of the dying victim; and the fiercer shout of victory which announces to
cried Ady, on another day; 'master cut off head of Kartekeya's peacock, and smashed de tail of Garoora.'
Sometime after lunch my father and I, along with Guru Rishi Prabhakar (the founder of the Siddha Samadhi Yoga programme) and Kartikeyan (who was researching some chapters for a source book on organic farming) left to visit the farm of an organic farmer, a Mr. K.T. Thomas.
The eagle is the attendant of Vishnu, the bull of Siva, the goose of Brahma, the elephant of Indra, the tiger of Durga, the buffalo of Rama, the rat of Ganesh, the ram of Agni, the peacock of Kartikkeya, the parrot of Kama (the god of love), the fish, the tortoise and boar are incarnations of Vishnu, and the crocodile, cat, dog, crow, many trees, plants, stones, rivers and tanks are sacred."
One of the first acts of the happy young couple, after they were united, was to make a suitable disposition of the money found buried at the foot of the tree, on the so-much-talked of key.
Two persons are trying to turn a key--"It grated, resisted; the lock seemed invincible.
Also, he had invented a combination keyless door-lock that travelers may carry in their vest pockets and apply immediately and successfully under all circumstances.
"Key'll be inside, sir," replied the night-porter. "
During the course of this sessions, he received the honour of knighthood from her Majesty, a distinction the more honourable to him, as the Queen was extreamly cautious in confering titles; and besides the patent for discoveries, she granted him, about the same time, a power to license the vending of wines throughout the kingdom, which was in all probability very lucrative to him; but it engaged him in a dispute with the university of Cambridge, which had opposed one Keymer, whom he had licensed to sell wine there, contrary to the privileges of that university.
In this conflict young Raleigh was killed, and by a fatal mistake, captain Keymis did not prove the mine, but burnt and plundered the Spanish garrison, and found amongst the governor's papers one, which informed him, that Raleigh's expedition had been betrayed, and that he was to be sacrificed to the Spaniards.
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A dewy freshness fills the silent air, are still sometimes quoted; and a few of his best known short poems, like "The Scholar," "Auld Cloots," "The Well of St. Keyne," "The Inchcape Rock," and "Lodore," will repay the curious reader.
I knew Keynes during the War, when he was attached to the British Treasury and chief of the department charged to look after the foreign exchanges and the financial relations between Great Britain and her allies.
In that book, to which, by the way, the infamous Atherton Resolutions are indebted for their keynote, and grand pervading idea, we find the doctrine, that even if it were the duty of Congress to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, the North nevertheless should not seek for such abolition, unless the object of it be "ultimate within itself."
He finished the picture; he keynoted it.
The keynote of success in any line of life, or one of the great keynotes, must be forethought and foresight.
The lane that turns south from the Salisbury high-road goes through Tarrants Launceston--Monckton--Rawston--Rushton and Keynston and finishes at Tarrant Crawford that we have just seen is in the valley of the Stour.
A breathing-time succeeded; the firing ceased on both sides, and the adverse armies stood gazing at each other till the darkness induced them to withdraw,--the royalists to their first position on the hills, and the parliamentarians to the village of Keynton.
"She must have found the key,--or do you suppose she climbed the gray wall?"
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THE KEY.--PART I.--ORTHOGRAPHY.
keyra, to impel, drive.
A human keyrack?
Though sensible to mesmeric influences, I was not willing that my spiritual nature should be the instrument of another's will,--that a human being, like myself, should become possessed of all my secrets and sanctities, touching the keys of every passion with his unhallowed fingers.
The former are kept in magazines, or store-rooms, of which he alone has the keys,-- the latter are kept in rooms set apart as a store,--or shop,-- where they are exposed for public inspection, and sale.
"Why, sir, they turned in there, and I went straight on to De Keyser's, and to my bed."
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"Broke into the jail with all Elkhead at his heels flashing their six-guns--knocked down the two guards--unlocked my bracelets (God knows where he got the key!)--shoved me onto the bay--drove away with me--shot down two men while his wolf pulled down a third--made my horse jump a set of bars as high as my head--and here I am!"
KEYSLER, J. G., Travels, ii.
"--While in Scotland he heard of the death of his brother, the Rev. William Airy, and travelled to Keysoe in Bedfordshire to attend the funeral; and returned to Greenwich on Aug. 24th.
"I wonder if you haven't got a hunk of Washington pie in that keyster!"
"Are there any duplicates of those keys?--the keys of the safe, I mean."
The vast edifice he constructed was exclusively the work of his own hands, and he was the keystone of the arch; but the gigantic construction was essentially wanting in its foundations, the materials of which were nothing but the ruins of other buildings."
"The keystones of the arch!--though all were o'er, For us repeopled were the solitary shore.
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The saints' days you speak of have long since fled to heaven with Astraea, and the cold piety of the age lacks fervor to recall them; only Peter left his key,--the iron one of the two that "shuts amain,"--and that is the reason I am locked up.
exclaimed Jamie, as soon as near enough to be heard without raising his voice on too high a key--"there are just the beds of the three Connecticut lads that were to come into the laird's guard, as empty as a robin's nest fra' which the yang ha' flown!"
The three Americans had enchanted expeditions to Chantilly, to Versailles again, called back from the past and the dead by the miracle of spring; to more distant formidable Coucy, grimly looking out over the smiling country at its foot, to Fontainebleau, even a two days' dash into Touraine, to Blois, Amboise, Loches, jewels set in the green enamels of May ... and all the time Sylvia's attempt to take the present and to let the future bring what it would, was pitched perforce in a higher and higher key,--took a more violent effort to achieve.
By that time Westley Keyts was greeting Solon morosely, though without open cavil; but Asa Bundy no longer hesitated to speak out.