The horse-drive of the previous night was an exception, but that had happened because they had drawn near and seen no horse-guard.
I recognised the man, whom I had met crossing from the horse-guard.
The boy gave the orders tersely after the horse-guard had risen and kicked his two companions awake.
A kind of wasp preys on them, and is locally known as the "horse-guard," or "sheriff-fly," accordingly.
But in a few moments this officer whispered something to the horse-guard with him, and the latter started for the door.
The horse-guard at last succeeded in stabbing its antagonist, and promptly dropped the dead body.
The horse-guard only, out by the caballada, stood leaning upon his rifle, silent and watchful.
Pablo and Fuentes were on horse-guard at the time, and mounted according to the custom of the country.
The Indians reported here this evening that the horse-guard at Wailatpu was killed by the Indians, and all the horses run off.
We reminded the captain that a hundred Pawnees would probably demolish the horse-guard, if he were to resist their depredations.