Sentence Examples


  • He gave the horse an affectionate slap on the flank and hefted the saddle and bridle to his shoulder.
  • Removing the bridle, he released the horse in the corral.
  • As a rule, however, bridle-paths supply the only means of communication.
  • With a frigate's anchors for my bridle-bitts and fasces of harpoons for spurs, would I could mount that whale and leap the topmost skies, to see whether the fabled heavens with all their countless tents really lie encamped beyond my mortal sight!
  • In the course of the defence, the witty Erskine went on to illustrate his position, by alluding to a recent crim. con. case, wherein a gentleman, after in vain trying to bridle his wife's viciousness, had at last abandoned her upon the seas of life; but in the course of years, repenting of that step, he instituted an action to recover possession of her.

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