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n. (plural of spur English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: spur)

Spurs (short story)

"Spurs" is a short story by Tod Robbins. The story was published in February 1923 in Munsey's Magazine and included in Robbins' 1926 anthologyWho Wants a Green Bottle? and Other Uneasy Tales. In 1932 the story became the basis for the Tod Browning produced film Freaks.

Spurs (film)

Spurs is a 1930 American Western film written and directed by B. Reeves Eason. The film stars Hoot Gibson, Helen Wright, Robert Homans, Philo McCullough, C.E. Anderson and Buddy Hunter. The film was released on August 24, 1930, by Universal Pictures.

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Decocted from sugarcane, this Luciferian liqueur stole the souls of all who did not sport the big spurs and hence could not afford the brandies of Spain.

Harry Price, who had always wanted to look like a cavalry officer, bought the spurs himself for ninepence.

Harry Price fixed the spurs onto his boots and splashed back to the hedge where the officers shivered in their miserable shelter.

So the spurs slashed back, the red swords lifted high, and the charge swept on.

A Life Guard raked back with his spurs and his horse lumbered into an unwilling canter.

Captain Harry Price so moved, though his deliberate gait was somewhat spoilt when his new spurs caught in a tangle of crushed rye and almost tipped him arse over heels.

Sharpe twisted back to help him, but it was only a pair of ridiculous spurs that had tripped the younger man.

The chestnut, feeling the spurs go home, reared violently, tearing the rein from my hand.

Once deep in wine he said my father had been a wearer of the spurs, but then grew angry, perhaps for having said too much.

That my father might have been a wearer of spurs was also of no significance.

Indio, mestizo, and africano vaqueros wore spurs as well, but they favored working rowels of honed iron.

Because the don was a gachupin, a wearer of spurs, people would assume that I, too, was born on the Iberian Peninsula.

And I would present myself on the Alameda, not as a silk dandy, a criollo full of masculine pride because their only glory had been parading up and down the greenway, but as a wearer of spurs who had lived life and sported action.

You have not told me why my birth was different than the army of bastardos left behind by you Spanish who dug your spurs into india girls.

I must keep aware of the fact that you wearers of spurs are very impatient.