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Marcus jerks his head around, shocked into stillness as a foam-coated stallion gallops through the doors of the stadium.
Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  a male horse that has not been castrated (gelded) — especially one used for breeding purposes
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  • Marcus jerks his head around, shocked into stillness as a foam-coated stallion gallops through the doors of the stadium.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The sewing machine was a gleaming, glossy black that reminded her of the landowner’s horse back in Italy; sewing, Bella felt like she was holding on to the reins of a wild stallion.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Black Stallion’s better, though."
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • From the waist down, he was a white stallion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • He mounted his black stallion, and she considered leaping from her horse and using the chain to hang him from the nearest tree.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • You reek like a stallion.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • There was a smile dancing on his lips, although it was a wary smile, for the world is a bigger place than a little graveyard on a hill; and there would be dangers in it and mysteries, new friends to make, old friends to rediscover, mistakes to be made and many paths to be walked before he would, finally, return to the graveyard or ride with the Lady on the broad back of her great grey stallion.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • Sophie had seen the stallion before, though never in such full poetic flight.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The big stallion nickered and tossed his head, his neck muscles rippling under his butterscotch coat.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • A squat figure in leather breeks and rough shirt, the Master of Horse had an air of authority sufficient, I thought, to quell the most recalcitrant stallion.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • How difficult had it been to find herself saddled with a daughter who rode emotions like a wild stallion?
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • ABIGAIL: I know how you clutched my back behind your house and sweated like a stallion whenever I come near!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • From the waist down, he’s a white stallion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • But the most terrifying spectacle of all was Boxer, rearing up on his hind legs and striking out with his great iron-shod hoofs like a stallion.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • A man with muscular arms stood at the end, brushing a white stallion.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • She knew the world was a stallion rolling in the blue pasture of ether.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • His head was so high up he had to duck to avoid the porch lights, because from the waist down, he was a white stallion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "Skeeter was a horse "A beautiful horse, a strawberry stallion he had raised from a foal.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The stallion was brushed, reshod, and saddled, his saddlebags bulging with goods.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • I was born in 1975, before that wave even started to crest, and I have to say the Luttrell family was riding high, It was nothing for my dad to breed a good-looking horse from a $5,000 stallion and sell the yearling for $40,000.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Chiron galloped into the pavilion first, which was easy for him since he’s a white stallion from the waist down.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • He’d trimmed his curly brown hair and beard for the summer, and his lower half, which was a white stallion, was flecked with mud and grass.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • I stared at the horse who had just sprung from the wheelchair: a huge white stallion.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • That afternoon, she’d taken out a tan roan stallion with a gorgeous black mane.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Just before we got home that new stallion Ma got in Kentucky last month was brought in, and the place was in a stew.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • When we came up even with the corral, a black stallion ran long the fence whinnying and bobbing his head.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • And the pony stallion had diarrhea.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • It was reassuring just to look at him, riding slowly forward into the sunlight on the black Irish stallion: Dutch Longstreet, old Pete.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • The stallion, perhaps, but not when harnessed in tandem with a she-ox.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • The best horse that you have, the white-faced bay stallion, has a swelling on the upper part of the cannon bone that I do not like.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • He swung astride a plum-dusk stallion.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • It gave Jace a certain satisfaction to saddle the stallion up and ride him out of the city.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • Another summer he lost his hogs from cholera, and a valuable stallion died from a rattlesnake bite.
    Willa Cather  --  O Pioneers!
  • Think how a stallion fed on clover and barley, mettlesome, thundering in a stall, may snap his picket rope and canter down a field to bathe as he would daily in the river— glorying in freedom!
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • —It seems so, Stephen said, when he wants to do for him, and for all other and singular uneared wombs, the holy office an ostler does for the stallion.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • You have loved the stallion magnificent in battle, and for him you decreed whip and spur and a thong, to gallop seven leagues by force and to muddy the water before he drinks; and for his mother Silili lamentations.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • The stallion I have bought is a half brother out of the same mare.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • He held the halter of the powerful stallion indifferently, as if he were tired.
    D.H. Lawrence  --  Sons and Lovers
  • In effect a foolish demonstration he must have thought, and very harmless, like the futile kick of a heifer, which yet were the heifer a shod stallion, would not be so harmless.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • And Alex whickered like a stallion in full appreciation of his own delicious humor and nudged the teacher’s pet in the ribs.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • The strong, exquisite, perfectly correct lines of the stallion, with his superb hind-quarters and excessively short pasterns almost over his hoofs, attracted Vronsky’s attention in spite of himself.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • The stallion’s mad, hunh.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Hassan annexed the stallion intended for Aziz, and defied Mahmoud Ali’s man from its altitude.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • She waited only long enough for the nearest Urgal to hand her Elva, then drove her heels into the stallion.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • It was pawing and stomping and shying to one side, as if it wanted no part of the place; a beautiful thing it was, though, a splendid animal-a stallion, and pure white.
    Anne Rice  --  Interview with the Vampire
  • But if he saw or heard something he didn’t like, even if he had said it himself, the color would rise in his face and his nostrils flare like a spirited stallion’s.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Seabiscuit was reasonably well-bred, giving him additional value as a stallion.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Once they told him, Howu, a stallion does not feed on the grass beneath him: he replied, true, but surely he can roll on it!
    Wole Soyinka  --  Death and the King’s Horseman
  • Mr. Toot Withers took his place, riding a high-stepping white stallion, and waving a sword in one hand and a big Confederate flag in the other.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
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