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  • The slow clop-clop of the horses hooves; the crunch of gravel under the wheels; the flickering torches that light our way past the stables and the old stone church where Cassandra Austen and her mother are buried, all add to the mood.

    Pies & Prejudice

  • A company of Marines marched in front, followed by the Scottish Black Watch, in their red tartan kilts, their bagpipes filling the air with a surprising but poignant sound that seemed to be in perfect synchronization with the clop-clop of the horses that followed.

    The Kennedy Detail

  • There was no sound but the steady clop-clop of the hooves upon the hard-packed dirt.

    The Monstrumologist

  • There was no sound but the steady clop-clop of the hooves upon the hard-packed dirt.

    The Monstrumologist

  • With a little jerk, the crate started moving, bouncing and swaying in time to the steady clop-clop of…horse hooves?

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • With a little jerk, the crate started moving, bouncing and swaying in time to the steady clop-clop of…horse hooves?

    writing sample: The Poison Spindle Problem

  • There was a heavy clop-clop of booted feet, and two ski-masked men with bandoliers of grenades strapped across the front of their brown robes passed slowly up the center aisle of the chapel.

    Step on a Crack

  • Down the street came the heavy clop-clop of a tired horse pulling a delivery wagon.

    Firehorse

  • Now the boy could only hear the steady clop-clop of hooves and his own breathing.

    Lord of the Silver Bow

  • On my street in New York one can of an evening sometimes hear the weary clop-clop of horses going home to wherever the stables may be.

    Celebrities

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