horse, like all other horses, like all other animals, including man, is life-blinded and sense-struck.
He and Jerry had taken a party to the great railway station over London Bridge, and were coming back, somewhere between the bridge and the monument, when Jerry saw a brewer's empty dray
coming along, drawn by two powerful horses.
Some little effect may, perhaps, be attributed to the direct action of the external conditions of life, and some little to habit; but he would be a bold man who would account by such agencies for the differences of a dray
and race horse, a greyhound and bloodhound, a carrier and tumbler pigeon.
I breakfasted on Saturday morning at the Waldorf, and though a great dray
was driven into my carriage on the way to the boat, I escaped, as I always do - and here I am."
And yet when a drunken man who, for some unknown reason, was being taken somewhere in a huge waggon dragged by a heavy dray
horse, suddenly shouted at him as he drove past: "Hey there, German hatter" bawling at the top of his voice and pointing at him--the young man stopped suddenly and clutched tremulously at his hat.
Birdall, I remember, who had great draying interests, had turned loose three hundred dray
In one of the smaller plants she had stumbled upon a room where scores of women and girls were sitting at long tables preparing smoked beef in cans; and wandering through room after room, Marija came at last to the place where the sealed cans were being painted and labeled, and here she had the good fortune to encounter the "forelady." Marija did not understand then, as she was destined to understand later, what there was attractive to a "forelady" about the combination of a face full of boundless good nature and the muscles of a dray
horse; but the woman had told her to come the next day and she would perhaps give her a chance to learn the trade of painting cans.
A brewer's dray
rumbled by with its two near wheels splashed with fresh blood.
He 'elped me to lift the boxes and put them in the dray
. Curse me, but he was the strongest chap I ever struck, an' him a old feller, with a white moustache, one that thin you would think he couldn't throw a shadder."
I had seen two drays
hauling the canvas and painted poles up from the depot.
She was a quite biddable creature and good-hearted, but she had a flow of talk that was as steady as a mill, and made your head sore like the drays
and wagons in a city.
Literally tons, and hundreds of tons, of telephones were hauled in drays
from the factory and put in place in New York's homes and offices.