Bond, the farrier
, came to look at the black horse that lay groaning on the grass, he felt him all over, and shook his head; one of his legs was broken.
You are a cursed emigrant," cried a farrier
, making at him in a furious manner through the press, hammer in hand; "and you are a cursed aristocrat
said the farrier
, taking up the thread of discourse after the lapse of a few minutes.
Then I will tell of my terrors -- yes, sire, of my terrors -- when, at the house of Colonel Windham, a farrier
who came to shoe our horses declared they had been shod in the north.
I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier
, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend.
Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier
, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant.
He sets his kingdom up to the best bidder, like some scullion farrier
selling a glandered horse.
He saw the thin lines of smoke from the chimneys of each household, and the more copious outpourings from the forges of the van-builder, the blacksmith, and the farrier
I remember a farrier
, who provoked one of them, by asking her when the time she had bargained with the devil for would be out; and within three months from that very day one of his best cows was drowned.
In knowledge of horseflesh he was almost equal to a farrier
, in stable learning he surpassed his own head groom, and in gluttony not a pig on his estate was a match for him.
He is a veterinary surgeon, a farrier
, and horsebreaker.
After a while they marched off, but they saluted us with five arrows at their parting, which wounded a horse so that it disabled him, and we left him the next day, poor creature, in great need of a good farrier