A Hart hotly pursued by the hounds fled for refuge into an ox-stall, and buried itself in a truss of hay
, leaving nothing to be seen but the tips of his horns.
The cook got up early, before daybreak, to feed the cows; and going straight to the hay-loft, carried away a large bundle of hay
, with the little man in the middle of it, fast asleep.
Then the man filled the manger with hay
. But Pinocchio did not like that any better.
Trail, trail, went her long dress over the sopping grass, and she came back with her hands full of the hay
that was cut yesterday--I suppose for rabbits or something, as she kept on smelling it.
I fed him with--with--with Ham-sandwiches and Hay
. His name is Haigha, and he lives--'
which we shall purchase for our horses this evening - I shall expect to find the stalks about fifty feet long.
Fairfax had just written a letter which was waiting to be posted, so I put on my bonnet and cloak and volunteered to carry it to Hay
; the distance, two miles, would be a pleasant winter afternoon walk.
At the corner, where the jail stood, the progress of the ladies was impeded, for a moment, by the oxen, who were turned up to the side of the building, and given a lock of hay
, which they had carried on their necks, as a reward for their patient labor, The whole of this was so natural, and so common, that Elizabeth saw nothing to induce a second glance at the team, until she heard the teamster speaking to his cattle in a low voice:
Within a few weeks the card had vanished from number one, and it was known that Admiral Hay
The first stall was a large square one, shut in behind with a wooden gate; the others were common stalls, good stalls, but not nearly so large; it had a low rack for hay
and a low manger for corn; it was called a loose box, because the horse that was put into it was not tied up, but left loose, to do as he liked.
That was a misfortune no one could remedy, for the peasants of the district burned their hay
rather than let the French have it.
Through this floating, fusty DEBRIS of peat and hay
, mixed with the perspirations and warmth of the dancers, and forming together a sort of vegeto-human pollen, the muted fiddles feebly pushed their notes, in marked contrast to the spirit with which the measure was trodden out.