The excitement of the approaching race gained upon him as he drove further and further into the atmosphere of the races, overtaking carriages driving up from the summer villas or out of Petersburg.
While he was changing his clothes, his valet told him that the second race had begun already, that a lot of gentlemen had been to ask for him, and a boy had twice run up from the stables.
Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.
I only wish there was a real horse here for me to race with.
Hence it has been argued that no deductions can be drawn from domestic races
to species in a state of nature.
The dominant race
of Pellucidar, David, have not yet learned that men converse among themselves, or reason.
He looked round the broad ashen path on which the race
was to be run, conscious that he had a secret interest in it which it was unutterably repugnant to him to feel.
He is the Statesman who saved his country," answered the Race
that formed the character of the Haytiens was a worn-out, effeminate one; and, of course, the subject race
will be centuries in rising to anything.
For a coloured man to work it out in the South, where, in its constructive period, he was necessarily misunderstood by his own people as well as by the whites, and where he had to adjust it at every step to the strained race
relations--that is so very different and more difficult a thing that the man who did it put the country under lasting obligations to him.
Without the great secret this maleless race
must even-tually become extinct.
He admired Edna extravagantly, after meeting her at the races
with her father.
Trent, who had been looking forward to the next few minutes with all the eagerness of a man who, for the first time in his life, runs the favourite in a great race
, smiled as he realised how very content he was to stay where nothing could be seen until the final struggle was over.
These ancient Martians had been a highly cultivated and literary race
, but during the vicissitudes of those trying centuries of readjustment to new conditions, not only did their advancement and production cease entirely, but practically all their archives, records, and literature were lost.
And I do not pretend to any interest in the enumeration of the great races
of that year.