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gallop

the fast two-beat gait of horses and other quadrupeds
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After that there gallop from Temple Bar, old lady, I won't trust your fore-legs till I get you on the level," said this hoarse messenger, glancing at his mare.
Buckingham at once remembered the circumstance, and suspecting that something was going on in France of which it was necessary he should be informed, he only took the time to inquire where the messenger was, and recognizing from afar the uniform of the Guards, he put his horse into a gallop, and rode straight up to D'Artagnan.
and both set off towards the capital at full gallop.
This voice was heard by the two friends, who set off, full gallop.
As the bull wheeled about to take another gallop across the meadow, the child waved her hand, and said, "Good-bye," playfully pretending that she was now bound on a distant journey, and might not see her brothers again for nobody could tell how long.
Four scouts were seen crossing and recrossing each other at full gallop, on the summit of a hill about two miles distant down the river.
To the furious gallop had succeeded the fast trot, and that had sunk to what might be scarcely called a trot at all.
Drive at a gallop through that group," John called out to the coachman, "and take the street on the left; it is our only chance.
Intervening trees at that moment shut her from view, and Swiftwater Bill plunged into the problem of disposing of their constable, while Daylight, leaning back with closed eyes, was still seeing Dede Mason gallop off down the country road.
Those animals which will not gallop away, but obstinately throw themselves on the ground, are by far the most troublesome.
Frou-Frou started into a gallop, her left foot forward, made two bounds, and fretting at the tightened reins, passed into a jolting trot, bumping her rider up and down.
She has not had a gallop in her for the last ten years