I am aware that Colonel Hamilton Smith, who has written on this subject, believes that the several breeds of the horse have descended from several aboriginal species--one of which, the dun
, was striped; and that the above-described appearances are all due to ancient crosses with the dun
I do much wonder," quoth Little John to himself, "what yon knave is after, that he should go thus peeping and peering about I verily believe that yon scurvy varlet is no better than a thief, and cometh here after our own and the good King's dun
When thus skimming across a prairie in the autumn, their light gray or dun
color blends with the hue of the withered herbage, the swiftness of their motion baffles the eye, and they almost seem unsubstantial forms, driven like gossamer before the wind.
We cannot keep the gold of yesterday; To-day's dun
clouds we cannot roll away.
The ripe hue of the red and dun
kine absorbed the evening sunlight, which the white-coated animals returned to the eye in rays almost dazzling, even at the distant elevation on which she stood.
At last, after what seemed months, and may, I now realize, have been years, we came in sight of the dun
escarpment which buttressed the foothills of Sari.
A second witness testified to having seen him wearing "a blue coat with silver buttons, a red waistcoat, black shag breeches, tartan hose, and a feathered hat, with a big coat, dun
coloured," a costume referred to by one of the counsel as "French cloathes which were remarkable.