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At his quarters no one was left at home; all were at the races, and his valet was looking out for him at the gate.
But he was continually met and stopped by acquaintances, who told him about the previous races, and kept asking him why he was so late.
The object of a race is to see who can win it--or at least that is what my excellent brains think.
Once, when I was young," said Jim, "I was a race horse, and defeated all who dared run against me.
When we attempt to estimate the amount of structural difference between the domestic races of the same species, we are soon involved in doubt, from not knowing whether they have descended from one or several parent-species.
With respect to horses, from reasons which I cannot give here, I am doubtfully inclined to believe, in opposition to several authors, that all the races have descended from one wild stock.
AS WE DESCENDED THE BROAD STAIRCASE WHICH led to the main avenue of Phutra I caught my first sight of the dominant race of the inner world.
Under the influence of the Hampton-Tuskegee idea the races are coming into a closer sympathy and into an honourable and helpful relation.
He filled his match safe, but did not light his cigarette until he left her, after she had expressed her willingness to go to the races with him again.
I think," he said, "that we had better watch the race from these railings.
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.
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 Horse.
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.
He had often told me that there was every reason to believe from their writings, which he had learned to read while we were incarcerated in Phutra, that they were a just race, and that in certain branches of science and arts they were quite well advanced, especially in genetics and metaphysics, engineering and architecture.