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" He was the finest mule we had, and, on that account, had twice as much to carry as any of the others. With his nose to the ground, literally smelling his way, he walked gently on, often changing the position of his feet, if he found the ground would not... "
Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ... - Page 173
1826
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Rough notes taken during some rapid journeys across the Pampas and among the ...

sir Francis Bond Head (1st bart.) - 1826
...continued my journey without them. The peons now redoubled their cries, and leaning over the sides « their mules, and picking up stones, they threw them...on, often changing the position of his feet, if he fovna the ground would not bear, until he came to the bad part of the pass, where he again stopped,...
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Depping's Evening Entertainments: Compromising Delineations of the ..., Volume 2

Georges-Bernard Depping - Human geography - 1833 - 260 pages
...they threw them at the leading mule, who then commenced his journey over the path. With his nose on the ground, literally smelling his way, he walked...; but the peons again threw stones at him, and he Breached me in safety : several others followed. At last a young mule, carrying a portmanteau, with...
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The Saturday magazine

1833
...and of course all the rest stopped also. account, had twice as tiiuch to carry as any of the others. With his nose to the ground, literally smelling his...not bear, until he came to the bad part of the Pass, when he stopped j but the peons threw stones at him, and he continued his path in safety, and several...
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 3

1833
...He was the finest mule we had, and on that account, had twice as much to carry as any of the others. With his nose to the ground, literally smelling his...not bear, until he came to the bad part of the Pass, when he stopped; but the peons threw stones at him, and he continued his path in safety, and several...
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Tales of distant lands

Tales - 1834
...poor mule to urge him forward. At last he ventured; and with his nose to the ground, as if to smell his way, he walked gently on, often changing the position of his feet, when the ground seemed unsafe, till he came to the worst part of the pass : here he stopped again ;...
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The Family Magazine, Or, General Abstract of Useful Knowledge, Volume 2

1835
...mule we had, and, on that account, had twice as much to carry as any of the others. With his позе to the ground, literally smelling his way, he walked gently on, often changing the position of 1m feet, if he found the ground would not bear, until he came to the bad part of the Pass, when he...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...the path. With his nose down to the ground, literally smelling his way, he walked gently on, after changing the position of his feet, if he found the ground would not bear, until he came to the had part of the pass, where he again stopped ; and tUen I certainly began to look with great anxiety...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...was the finest mule we had, and, on that account, had twice (W much to carry as any of the others. With his nose to the ground, literally smelling his...he walked gently on, often changing the position of hisfeet, if he found thegronnd would not bear, until he came to the bad part of the Pass, when he stopped...
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The Children's magazine [afterw.] The Children's magazine and missionary ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1842
...He was the finest mule we had, and on that account, had twice as much to carry as any of the others. With his nose to the ground, literally smelling his...found the ground would not bear, until he came to the had part of the Pass, when he stopped ; hut the poens threw stones at him, and he continued his path...
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Comly's Reader and Book of Knowledge: With Exercises in Spelling and ...

John Comly - Readers - 1849 - 212 pages
...the others. With his nose to the ground, he seemed to be smelling his •way, and then walked slowly on ; often changing the position of his feet, if he...found the ground would not bear, until he came to the worst part of the pass, when he stopped. But the drivers threw stones at him, and he moved along the...
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