But she was foolish to get on her 'high-horse' and turn down my proposition.
If she'd come off her high-horse the old man might leave a wad to Donnie.
Then he got on his high-horse and told me to shut up or he would knock me down.
You wouldn't come off of your high-horse for anything, would you?
Hugh was on his high-horse, and full of historic reminiscences.
The effect I desired was obtained, for he at once fell from his high-horse and became a child again.