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  • Loren brought him his percheron, which blew out its lips at the prospect of battle.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • All the rest of the year we are the plodding percheron of commerce, patiently tugging our wain; but on that morning there wambles back, for the nonce, the pang of Eden.

    Mince Pie

  • Your true specimen of manuscript reader is the faithful old percheron who is content to go on, year after year, sorting over the literary pemmican that comes before him, inexhaustible in his love for the delicacies of good writing, happy if once or twice a twelve-month he chance upon some winged thing.

    Shandygaff

  • The other was a big, coarse-headed horse, much larger than any modern wild horse, and kin to the then existing giant horse of Texas, which was the size of a percheron.

    VIII. Primeval Man; and the Horse, the Lion, and the Elephant

  • "Draght horses; carriege horses; riding horses; racing horses; ponyies; percheron from france; Belgain from Beljium; shire clyesdale and saffold punch from great Britain; french coach and German coach; contucky saddle horses; through-breads; Shetland ponies; mushstand ponies; pacers and pintoes."

    The Prairie Child

  • Having been bidden enter, a burly knight mounted upon a giant percheron rode into the lists, all cased in sable armour and carrying a shield which displayed

    Romance of Roman Villas (The Renaissance)

  • For city kids to get that close to a belgium or percheron and or see a real pig (the size alone amazed me) is an experience not to be missed.

    The Chronicle Herald - Front Page Stories

  • Belle: gray percheron mare (16. 4hh) the one i just brought home is a large black shire gelding and i'm not sure what to name him.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • i've always loved big draft horses, and i own a few. i have two belgian geldings, a clydesdale mare, a percheron mare and i just purchased an 18. 2hh black shire gelding. my horses names are as followed:

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