1 This horse has not had proper attention.
2 His horses were of the finest form and noblest blood.
3 He would, for this purpose, leave his horse tied up in the woods.
4 Long before daylight, I was called to go and rub, curry, and feed, the horses.
5 Men and women, old and young, married and single, were ranked with horses, sheep, and swine.
6 We were to be dragged that morning fifteen miles behind horses, and then to be placed in the Easton jail.
7 If a horse did not move fast enough, or hold his head high enough, it was owing to some fault of his keepers.
8 But it was by no means an easy employment; for in nothing was Colonel Lloyd more particular than in the management of his horses.
9 It was painful to stand near the stable-door, and hear the various complaints against the keepers when a horse was taken out for use.
10 Long before day we were up, our horses fed, and by the first approach of day we were off to the field with our hoes and ploughing teams.
11 Every thing depended upon the looks of the horses, and the state of Colonel Lloyd's own mind when his horses were brought to him for use.
12 One of my greatest faults was that of letting his horse run away, and go down to his father-inlaw's farm, which was about five miles from St. Michael's.
13 There were horses and men, cattle and women, pigs and children, all holding the same rank in the scale of being, and were all subjected to the same narrow examination.
14 By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant.
15 He would sometimes mount his horse, as if bound to St. Michael's, a distance of seven miles, and in half an hour afterwards you would see him coiled up in the corner of the wood-fence, watching every motion of the slaves.
16 By this time, the three constables rode up, and in great haste dismounted, tied their horses, and met Master William and Mr. Hamilton returning from the barn; and after talking awhile, they all walked up to the kitchen door.