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  • The infantry lighted fires to cook their food; the horses were off-saddled and put to graze; and coffee and a stew were served at a table to the staff.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • He off-saddled next to the pools and knee-haltered his horse, then he followed the path until it dropped over the edge of the plateau into the thick forest that surrounded the falls.

    When the Lion Feeds

  • I had only off-saddled once since sunrise, but the chance was too good to be missed, and I joined them.

    With Steyn and De Wet

  • We outspanned and off-saddled, turning our animals loose, as we knew they would not stray far in such a blinding storm.

    With Steyn and De Wet

  • A couple of hours 'riding, then the farm of an old field-cornet, where we off-saddled and bought a few bundles of forage for our horses.

    With Steyn and De Wet

  • So hot was the pursuit that for forty-eight hours our horses were not once off-saddled.

    In the Shadow of Death

  • At sunrise we arrived there, off-saddled, and gave our horses fodder.

    In the Shadow of Death

  • Before I crossed the river I heard rifle-fire, but after I had off-saddled for a little while I heard cannon-fire.

    In the Shadow of Death

  • On the side of the road, half-way up the valley, was a farmstead where we off-saddled and gave our horses some fodder.

    In the Shadow of Death

  • There we off-saddled, fed our horses, and began to prepare our breakfast.

    In the Shadow of Death

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