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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.
But when I had occasion to write to him again, and persisted in making him a preacher, his second letter brought a postscript: "I have no claim to 'Rev.'" I knew most of the coloured men who at that time had become prominent as leaders of their race, but I had not then known one who was neither a politician nor a preacher; and I had not heard of the head of an important coloured school who was not a preacher.
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.
I know his health is broken, and I believe he is going to run this race at his own proper peril.
"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.
Without the great secret this maleless race must even-tually become extinct.
Ages of close relationship and intermarrying had resulted in the race of red men, of which Dejah Thoris was a fair and beautiful daughter.