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black rider

"Famine," the third of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the black horse upon which it rides. The food shortages are at a critical level, as if the black rider has swept through the country and demolished our fields and supplies.
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Ere long the car was once more grazing the soil, and Al-Hadji's black riders rushed toward it; but, as frequently happens in like cases, the balloon had scarcely touched the surface ere it rebounded, and only came down again a mile away.
So out on the dusty plains, his herd of titles included Kid Colt Outlaw and Two-Gun Kid, Ringo Kid and Rawhide Kid -- and, oh, Black Rider and Gunsmoke Western.
The colt's jockey, Kevin Krigger, had been vying to become the first black rider to win the race since 1902.
Black Rider can improve on a promising second as he lines up in the coral.
The strategy of this journey in 1961 was to have a sitting arrangement of at least one interracial pair, one black rider sitting up front and the rest would sit spread over in the bus.
He's wasted as the supposedly menacing Black Rider in this ham-fisted fantasy adventure.
Next Wayne is a sinister Black Rider, walking on metre-high stilts with a horse costume lowered over his head.
The two-day event includes performances from Liverpool's urban music talent Young Kof, a screening of Pepe Danquart's award-winning film The Black Rider and drums and dance moves from Portuguese street performers Eclodir Azul.
And what of Iris's own black rider, Jinx Fairchild?
And seeing the White Rabbit, impeccable and late as ever, tripping across the stage in stacked heels and white dress coat with pointed tails that drag along the floor, reminded the viewer of Wilson's 1993 production of The Black Rider, with its similarly choreographed master of ceremonies (sans rabbit ears and dressed entirely in black).
BLACK Rider is quite a confident pick in the Booker Cash And Carry Handicap at Newcastle.
That was American Conservatory Theater's 2004 North American premiere of The Black Rider (a three-way artistic partnership among Wilson, composer Waits and Beat author William S.
Jeffries made his stage debut in Carrington VC at London's Westminster Theatre in 1949, and began his long run of film work in The Black Rider five years later.
Kessel, who helped produce Waits' rock opera the Black Rider begins with a brief biography and discussion of each of his albums before presenting a thorough analysis of the man's instrumentation, voice, music, and writing, concluding with an essay on Tom Waits's realism.
Appropriately, much time is spent on both the frustratingly disastrous "CIVIL WarS" period in the early 1980s, when the Los Angeles Olympic committee pulled the plug on the global happening at the 11th hour, and the vindicating success of 1991's "The Black Rider," with musician Tom Waits.