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  • ‘And this seemed to him (Acastus) in his mind the best plan; to keep back himself, but to hide beyond guessing the beautiful knife which the very famous Lame One had made for him, that in seeking it alone over steep Pelion, he (Peleus) might be slain forthwith by the mountain-bred Centaurs.’

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • He was mountain-bred, Tifari Amu, with skin the color of cinna­mon, keen features and a quiet, capable manner.

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  • "And he advanced like a mountain-bred lion confident of strength."

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • With a snarl Farouz leaped to his feet and dashed down the hill to where their shaggy, mountain-bred horses waited.

    Conan The Magnificent

  • Jordanna gave her mountain-bred horse its head, knowing it would do better without any interference from its rider.

    Ride the Thunder

  • Her father and brother were astride a pair of bays—tough, mountain-bred horses, their dark coats showing the thickness of winter growth.

    Ride the Thunder

  • Piemur wondered where under the sun Sebell had managed to acquire such proper mountain-bred creatures, with rockworn hooves and shaggy coats.

    Dragon Drums

  • Shortly after the message concerning Lugaid, a deeper and more tragic word came with a handful of broken and beaten men, some only keeping in the saddles of their wiry mountain-bred ponies by strong will or their comrades 'ropes.

    Merlin's Mirror

  • Wilder, who had campaigned all through the fastnesses of that inaccessible region, suggested to me that I buy a mountain-bred saddle horse, and ride such a route as he would give me, bringing up, after about a thousand miles of it, at my home.

    Judith of the Cumberlands

  • So that the [Greek: Parikanioi] (Herod, iii. 92) may be recognized as surviving in the Brahui, and in the name (Parkan) of a mountain-bred stream which is a tributary of the Hingol.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

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