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- n. Plural form of galloway.
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He rehearsed again and again his meager little bag of tricks, his funny Irishman, his Chinaman -- no, the Chinaman came first, because he used the queue afterward to wrap around his chin and simulate Irish "galloways" -- his Dutch comedian monologue about married life, his old-time songs and dances.
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His knowledge of horseflesh -- in which he was, of course, mainly guided by his acute sense of feeling -- also proved highly serviceable to him, and he bought considerable numbers of horses in Yorkshire for sale in Scotland, bringing back galloways in return.
"O'er yon," replied the man, pointing straight forward with his whip, and then giving it a sharp crack, as a reminder to the galloways.
D. Campbell's intention of paying for the green-house and hothouse plants, made him feel very easy on that score; and he now determined to procure a small flock of sheep, and one or two of the Canadian ponies or galloways, as they would soon be required for the farm, as well as two carts or light waggons used in the country.
What varieties, again, in the forms of the different breeds of horses and horned cattle; racers, hunters, coach horses, dray horses, and ponies; short-horns and long-horns, Devons and Herefords, polled galloways and Shetlands; how unlike are the unimproved breeds of cattle as they existed a century ago before the march of agricultural improvement began, and how different were most of these as then existing in what may be called the normal state from the wild cattle produced in
His funds at Quebec were rather low, but the communication which his agent had made to him of Mr.D. Campbell's intention of paying for the green-house and hot-house plants, made him feel very easy on that score; and he now determined to procure a small flock of sheep, and one or two of the Canadian ponies or galloways, as they would soon be required for the farm, as well as two carts or light wagons used in the country.