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General Crossword Questions for “horseman”

  • Rider
  • He's taken aback - by centaur?
  • Centaur
  • Warning apparatus without same adaptation for rider

Encyclopedia

  • The Headless Horseman is a fictional character from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by American author Washington Irving. The Horseman was a Hessian of unknown rank, one of many such hired to suppress the American Revolutionary War. — “Headless Horseman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Bronze Horseman. The Bronze Horseman (Russian: Медный всадник, literally "The Copper Horseman") is an equestrian statue of Peter the Great by Étienne Maurice Falconet in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The statue came to be known as the Bronze Horseman because of the great influence of the poem. — “Bronze Horseman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The other three horsemen represent evil, destructive forces, and given the unified way in which all four are introduced and described, it may be most likely that the first horseman is correspondingly evil. The German Stuttgarter Erklärungsbibel casts him as civil war and internal strife. — “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • As they spoke, the white-haired horseman and his followers came thundering from above, and almost at the same moment a dark string of men ran shouting along the sea-front. — “The Man who was Thursday” by GK Chesterton
  • On the evening of the twenty-fifth, as they were entering Arras, and as d'Artagnan was dismounting at the inn of the Golden Harrow to drink a glass of wine, a horseman came out of the post yard, where he had just had a relay, started off at a gallop, and with a fresh horse took the road to Paris. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • He was within three yards of the horseman now, and they could see the flash of recognition in his face as he whirled his stick upward, looking all the while at Mr. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Dantes employed it in manoeuvring his yacht round the island, studying it as a skilful horseman would the animal he destined for some important service, till at the end of that time he was perfectly conversant with its good and bad qualities. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • Seen from the Pequod's deck, then, as she would rise on a high hill of the sea, this host of vapoury spouts, individually curling up into the air, and beheld through a blending atmosphere of bluish haze, showed like the thousand cheerful chimneys of some dense metropolis, descried of a balmy autumnal morning, by some horseman on a height. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • Turning the horse sharply, he again jumped the ditch, and deferentially addressed the horseman with the white plumes, evidently suggesting that he should do the same. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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