“Mahotin? Yes, he’s my most serious rival,” said Vronsky. I’m A November Queen 1974 I Have 3 Sides Floral Version shirt “If you were riding him,” said the Englishman, “I’d bet on you.” “Frou-Frou’s more nervous; he’s stronger,” said Vronsky, smiling at the compliment to his riding. “In a steeplechase it all depends on riding and on pluck,” said the Englishman. Of pluck–that is, energy and courage–Vronsky did not merely feel that he had enough; what was of far more importance, he was firmly convinced that no one in the world could have more of this “pluck” than he had.
“Don’t you think I want more thinning down?” I’m A November Queen 1974 I Have 3 Sides Floral Version shirt. “Oh, no,” answered the Englishman. “Please, don’t speak loud. The mare’s fidgety,” he added, nodding towards the horse-box, before which they were standing, and from which came the sound of restless stamping in the straw. He opened the door, ana, with a muzzle on, picking at the fresh straw with her hoofs. Looking round him in the twilight of the horse-box, Vronsky unconsciously took in once more in a comprehensive glance all the points of his favorite mare. Frou-Frou was a beast of medium size, not altogether free from reproach, from a breeder’s point of view. She was small-boned all over; though her chest was extremely prominent in front, it was narrow. Her hind-quarters were a little drooping, and in her fore-legs, and still more in her hind-legs, there was a noticeable curvature. The muscles of both hind- and fore-legs were not very thick; but across her shoulders the mare was exceptionally broad, a peculiarity specially striking now that she was lean from training.