He gathered in the rein until he had it six inches from the bit.
To use the one rein meant a crash into the rail, and surely death.
Then he wiped the rein with his coat tail and looked at it admiringly.
Throbbing with a grateful, craving allegiance, I seized the rein.
The first thing that occurred to him was to free Mukhorty's leg from the rein.
The moment he obeys ...