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It might, I grant, be harder to demonstrate this great superiority of foot over horse, had we not very many modern examples affording the clearest proof of it.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII   Context
For on their flight after the battle of VailĂ  only about a half of their forces were engaged, and one of their two provedditori escaped to Verona with five and twenty thousand men, horse and foot.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXXI   Context
The melancholy of the moor, the death of the unfortunate pony, the weird sound which had been associated with the grim legend of the Baskervilles, all these things tinged my thoughts with sadness.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House   Context
I gave him such consolation as I might, but I thought of the pony on the Grimpen Mire, and I do not fancy that he will see his little dog again.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
Having arrived before the Pont du Gard, the horse stopped, but whether for his own pleasure or that of his rider would have been difficult to say.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn   Context
As he saw the abbe rise from his seat and go towards the door, as though to ascertain if his horse were sufficiently refreshed to continue his journey, Caderousse and his wife exchanged looks of deep meaning.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn   Context
Luigi threw his cloak on the ground, placed his carbine on his shoulder, and freed from his heavy covering, preceded the traveller with the rapid step of a mountaineer, which a horse can scarcely keep up with.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 33. Roman Bandits   Context
I endured the rain during the day, and the cold during the night tolerably well, but the third morning my horse died of cold.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 40. The Breakfast   Context
Gladly availing himself of this opportunity, the coachman leaped from his box; but Ali had promptly seized the nostrils of the second horse, and held them in his iron grasp, till the beast, snorting with pain, sunk beside his companion.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 47. The Dappled Grays   Context
Now, Valentine, I firmly believe that he knew of my wish to possess this horse, and that he lost expressly to give me the means of procuring him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch   Context
While the count picked up the paper he put spurs to his horse, which leaped in astonishment at such an unusual stimulus, and shot away with the rapidity of an arrow.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 85. The Journey   Context
He did not take in the paper containing the defamatory article, and had passed the morning in writing letters and in trying a horse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 86. The Trial   Context
Andrea pretended to go towards the Red Horse inn, but after leaning an instant against the door, and hearing the last sound of the cab, which was disappearing from view, he went on his road, and with a lusty stride soon traversed the space of two leagues.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
The young man, having dismissed the boy and horse, knocked at the door of the hotel, which was opened, and again closed after his entrance.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern   Context
I have nothing to give you, my son, but fifteen crowns, my horse, and the counsels you have just heard.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER   Context
Each Musketeer was accustomed to leave at the general hotel, as at a barrack, his own horse and that of his lackey.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN   Context
The laborers began to jeer the travelers and by their insolence disturbed the equanimity even of the cool Athos, who urged on his horse against one of them.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 20 THE JOURNEY   Context
Therefore Mousqueton alone fell from his horse, not because he was severely wounded, but not being able to see the wound, he judged it to be more serious than it really was.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 20 THE JOURNEY   Context
On entering the court of his hotel, Buckingham sprang from his horse, and without thinking what became of the animal, threw the bridle on his neck, and sprang toward the vestibule.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER   Context
At Neufchatel, go to the tavern of the Golden Harrow, give the password to the landlord, and you will find, as you have here, a horse ready saddled.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER   Context
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