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Dejah Thoris related many interesting facts and legends concerning this lost race of noble and kindly people.
Bessy had been tempted to run the arduous race, partly from mere hedonish gaiety, partly because of the prize.
And would you have races of different sizes communicate with one another?
Oh, no; those whom you laid low are lesser therns; but of the same cruel and hateful race.
This is what the earliest races did everywhere, at the same moment, on the surface of the entire world.
All this has given place to the simple plan of an indefinite extension among the neglected classes of both races of the Hampton-Tuskegee system of training.
Just then the Scarecrow proposed a race between the Sawhorse and the Cab-horse; and although all the others were delighted at the suggestion the Sawhorse drew back, saying:
Together we can lead the races of men out of the darkness of ignorance into the light of advancement and civilization.
They told us that they would be well received as additions to a tribe always are welcomed, and the more so as the distance from the beginning increased, the higher tribes or races being far weaker numerically than the lower.
She saw instead the long line of men of many races, stripped to the waist and toiling as though for their lives under a tropical sun, she saw the great brown water-jars passed down the line, men fainting beneath the burning sun and their places taken by others.
Such people may, and do, exist among the inferior races of the Continent.
Hence it has been argued that no deductions can be drawn from domestic races to species in a state of nature.
Among all races when a certain stage of social development is reached at least one such minstrel is to be found as a regular retainer at the court of every barbarous chief or king, ready to entertain the warriors at their feasts, with chants of heroes and battles and of the exploits of their present lord.
On the day of the races at Krasnoe Selo, Vronsky had come earlier than usual to eat beefsteak in the common messroom of the regiment.
There were boys' races and girls' races, races of young women and old women, of fat men and fat women, sack races and three-legged races, and the contestants strove around the small track through a Bedlam of cheering supporters.