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  • It was very cold outside in the stable-yard, I believe, and it's quite a step to any door into our house, which was unheated while we were away. '

    The Elvis Latte

  • In the neat box stalls round the stable-yard the dozing horses struck a random hoof against a wooden wall, rattled a tethering chain, sneezed the hay dust out of a moist black nostril.

    The Elvis Latte

  • She waited in the car while Derek bargained with Magic's owner, watching the two men as they stood together in the stable-yard, shaking their heads, spreading their arms, shrugging, and starting again.

    The Elvis Latte

  • At ten o'clock she went out into her stable-yard, as she was accustomed, to check that all her charges were happily settled for the night.

    They didn’t read Pitchfork or Stereogum or Gorilla vs. Bear or Hipster Runoff

  • One evening she cycled into the stable-yard to find the riding school owner dead on the ground of a heart attack, several children screaming and the stables on fire.

    The Elvis Latte

  • She saw Magic being walked up and down the weedy stable-yard and she saw him being trotted a bit on a leading rein in a small dock-ridden paddock; and she didn't see the dismay Derek couldn't keep out of his face.

    The Elvis Latte

  • Arthur Morrison stood in his stable-yard watching his men load the chestnut into the motor horsebox that was to take him to the races.

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  • He learned that Gypsy Joe's devotion to his horses included a late-night visit to each of them, to see that all were comfortable and at peace, and on silent shoes one evening he approached the stable-yard and stopped at an undiscovered distance, watching.

    The Elvis Latte

  • On the Monday after the April Gold Cup, Gypsy Joe surveyed the glowering faces of his two long-term jockeys as they drove into his stable-yard for the morning exercise and training session.

    The Elvis Latte

  • On the appointed day, the Vines in their Mercedes drove into the large stable-yard where the Bolingbrokes and Mona awaited them.

    The Elvis Latte

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