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  • They got an ox, an ox-driver showed up, all kinds of things came up.

    Castro Addresses 12th Regular ANPP Session

  • The ox-driver urged his team, the oxen lumbered stolidly ahead, the coulter bit deep through turf and soil, the ploughshare sheared through the matted roots, and the furrow-board heaved the sod widely away like a sullenly breaking wave, turning up black soil and the strong scent of the earth.

    The Potter's Field

  • Another high-wheeled cart followed behind, the ox-driver walking beside his animal with a goad, then another.

    Conan The Victorious

  • In addition to these troubles of the ox-driver, the oxen know how to "turn the yoke:" they can twist their heads in the yoke after a fashion that enables them to stand facing the plough and staring at the driver.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, September, 1878

  • The ox-driver caught the returning cracker deftly in two fingers of his right hand and settled down on his iron seat with his elbow on his knee while he took a chew of tobacco.

    The Wrong Woman

  • The two Indians who came in verified the statement of the ox-driver, and declared that if the teamster had not killed their inoffensive warrior who only asked for something to eat there would have been no trouble at all from them.

    The Second William Penn A true account of incidents that happened along the old Santa Fe Trail

  • He took the handsome ox-driver from the street, gave him the garments of a savant and a retinue of learned doctors, then introduced him to the princess, after warning him that he was under no circumstances to open his lips.

    Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works

  • The prayer was granted; education and poetical power descended miraculously to dwell with the young ox-driver, who in gratitude assumed the name Kalidasa, servant of Kali.

    Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works

  • At the age of six months he was left an orphan and was adopted by an ox-driver.

    Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works

  • Here an ox-driver, a thick-set fellow of herculean strength, detached himself from a group where he had stood unperceived, and raised toward the window a plucked goose, spitted on a strong iron bar decorated with tufts of straw and ribbons.

    Appendix. II. The Wedding Favours

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