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Examples of Martingale
To the second, the Antiquary was himself accessory, if not the principal cause of it; for, observing that one of the horses had cast a fore-foot shoe, he apprized the coachman of this important deficiency.
The first of these stops was occasioned by the breaking of a spring, which half an hour's labour hardly repaired.
Several other pieces of timber yielded to the axe; and all, having been thrown downward, floated together upon the motionless surface of water.
With a few strokes of the axe the strong man was able to detach them; and, as soon as this was done, he slung them in the ropes I had already obtained, and lowered them down to the water.
Then both jumped clear of the cutter and the pole; and they plunged out, to the rear, past the cutter, to solid ground.
Then Peter plunged and reared, pulling Dan half-ways up; that motion of his released the neck yoke from the pole.