Then, at length in his anguish, he cried as loud as he could, "Bring me no more fodder, bring me no more fodder."
When harvest time came, they worked in the fields side by side,--plucked the corn, pulled the fodder, and gathered the dried peas from the yellow pea-vines.
When the house was cleared I took a bucket of water out for Violette, and our peasant guide showed me where the good Mayor kept his fodder.
He is scarcely raised above the cattle that eat their fodder at the crib, or the dog that gnaws the bone thrown to him upon the ground.
And tying Fodder to the pump, he pushed aside the under-tunics which depended from lines, and were fluttering in the wind, and so made his entrance into the dwelling.
It should be extraordinarily warm and comfortable, for in addition to this double coating of insulation, dry seaweed in quilted sacking, I propose to stack the pony fodder all around it.
My indian corn grows twelve or thirteen feet high; I'll dig four feet deep on my best land, and it shall then be sufficiently rich to manure your barren hills; and as to the climate, there is no comparison: this cursed cold north-west wind loses all it's severity before it reaches us; our winters are so mild, that our cattle requite no fodder, but range the woods all winter; and our summers are more moderate than on your side the Allegany; and as to----" Here the stage-driver put an end to his oration, by informing us, all was ready to proceed on our journey.
then he looked dubious; then he regarded Fodder with admiration and affection; then he assented to Ralph's arrangement, and put his arm affectionately around Fodder's neck.
Old goosy again presented him with young ones, the sale of which enabled him to purchase fodder for his cow, when she was sent home at the end of the season.
A great shock came when we passed the depoted fodder and made for this camp.
He was a good boy, this Duroc, with his head full of the nonsense that they teach at St Cyr, knowing more about Alexander and Pompey than how to mix a horse's fodder or care for a horse's feet.
Jinks suddenly sees a chance of escape--he has intrusted Fodder to a boy, who rides now in the middle of the press.
Summer nights at Grandpa's--hear the crickets sing, And the water bubblin' down beside the spring; Hear the cattle chewin' fodder in the shed, And an owl a-hootin' high up overhead; Hear the "way-off noises," faint and awful far-- So mixed-up a feller do'n't know what they are-- But so sort er lazy that they seem ter keep Sayin' over 'n' over, "Sonny, go ter sleep."
Many of the inhabitants came out of their houses and gave it fodder, and every passer-by turned out of the way for it.
Fortunately, also, we experienced no difficulty in getting fodder for our animals and food for ourselves,--a bright-eyed Senora, wife of the principal alcalde, volunteering to send us freshly baked and crisp tortillas, which were brought to us hot, in the folds of the whitest of napkins.
So the tapir could not resist the temptation to misapply its nose to the purpose of gathering fodder, and the ultimate result was the elephant, whose nose is a wonderful hand and a bucket and other things.
The horses were then turned loose to find fodder for themselves, and to drink at the little brook that still trickled among the rocks; and large fires having been lighted to scare the wild beasts that, like our travelers, had been driven for refuge to the ravine, all lay down to sleep, thankful to the deities in whom they respectively trusted, for their preservation in such imminent peril.
said Mr. Jinks, dismounting, and, with great dignity, entrusting Fodder to a stable-boy, lounging near; "that hound, O'Brallaghan, knew his place, sir, and did not presume to complain--" "Of Fodder?"
He set about cutting winter fodder for his goats, clearing the ground, digging a field, shifting stones, making a wall of stones.
Meares will then carry out as much fodder as possible with the dogs.
No need of buying fodder at Storborg that year, and next, like as not, Eleseus would be keeping a horse of his own.