To be happy, a man must be like a well-broken, willing horse, ready for anything.
I did not ask him which county, because one should never goad a willing horse.
Her pen and her powers were for ever at their service, and they never showed any scruple in working the willing horse.
She was a dear, gentle creature, and no doubt one fell into the habit of pushing a willing horse.
I am doing my best, and it's no good flogging a willing horse.
We may at once see this if we take the proverb in another of its popular forms, "Spur not a willing horse."
The willing horse may always pull to the full extent of his strength.
Half an hour passed and then the girl gathered up her reins and urged her willing horse into a canter.
And loosening the rein of his willing horse, away he went again in a wild headlong career.
When he mentioned trout he was gently but firmly told that it was folly to whip a willing horse.