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  • The freeze spray on top of the effect produced by her halter's cooler stopped the rest of bleeding.

    Voyage To The City Of The Dead

  • The halter's air-condi'tioning system was still operating full blast, and he thought to ask why when it occurred to him that the cold would pro'mote coagulation.

    Voyage To The City Of The Dead

  • She dipped her fingertips in the clear, liquid polish and began rubbing it into the halter's leather.

    Elephant Song

  • "Oh, she's his, all right, only child of his only legal wife -- that's why she came, thinking her father would do the right thing, him that's always praying to be guided aright, and balking whenever the halter's pulled straight."

    Fran

  • With his horse following that of the gaucho, who leads him at long halter's reach, he, too, has halted in the outer selvedge of the scrub; still maintaining the same relative position to the other as when they rode out from the _sumacs_, and without speaking word or making gesture.

    Gaspar the Gaucho A Story of the Gran Chaco

  • And the _forty is yours_, though the halter's _my_ fate.

    Rookwood

  • Cap'n, 'n' I'll show ye what that 'ere halter's good for. "

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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