Two-step had evidently made an end of the bronco spree upon which he had been the evening before, for he submitted sedately to his unusual burden.
The furious bronco surrendered without an instant's warning, and its rider slipped at once to the ground.
Its flying hoofs struck the flanks of the pony, but the bronco stuck to its feet, and next moment staggered out from among the herd stragglers and came to halt.
At Bronco Mesa the round-up had proceeded with unusual facility.
The drive had been that day on Bronco Mesa, and had finished in the natural corral made by Bear Canon, fenced with a cordon of riders at the end opening to the plains below.
Even then this could not be accomplished without throwing thebronco first.
The bronco pounded to a stiff-legged standstill, trembled for a long minute like an aspen, and sank to a tame surrender, despite the sharp spurs roweling its bloody sides.
He tried in vain to spur the bronco into the middle of the arena, but after it drove at a post for the third time and ground his limb against it, he gave up to the pain and slipped off.
Her life had been an outdoor one, and she had stuck to the saddle on the back of many an outlaw broncowithout pulling leather.
Reining his bronco into the middle of the road, with rifle across the pommel of his saddle, Kelley advanced upon the crowd, in the shadowy fringes of which he could see ropes swinging in the hands of Mink's drunken partisans.
There is scarce a Canadian ranche hand but owns a pony of bronco breed, scarce an Australian station hand of any decent calibre but owns or can procure a tough and serviceable semi-'brumbie' mount.
An instant later, without knowing how he did it, Bronco Mitchel was on all fours with the wagon between him and the renegade.
Bronco Mitchel, who was young then, and a foreigner who was cooking for the outfit were placed on sentry duty while the mules were grazing.
At that instantBronco Mitchel was laying flat on his back.
The heat of the early afternoon got the best of Bronco Mitchel as he sat on the hillside with his back against a live-oak tree; and after several struggles to keep awake, he finally dropped off.
At the time it was supposed that no renegades were within a hundred miles, and Bronco Mitchel felt perfectly safe in taking a siesta under one of the big vehicles.
Such incidents as these of Bronco Mitchel's, however, were all in the day's work and weren't regarded as anything in particular to brag about in those rough times.
Knew his broncoas soon as I saw that blazed face show," John Slaughter said in explanation of his quick draw.
The Bronco house, men call it now, but Bruncknow was the man who built it and the new term is a corruption.
The bronco stock was bad enough but the green mules were the worst.
One evening two or three years later Bronco Mitchel was freighting down near the border, and he made his camp at the mouth of Bisbee Cañon.
Now it so happened that Bronco Mitchel's team included a white mare, who was belled; for mules will follow a white mare to perdition if she chooses to wander thither.
Being now somewhat experienced in the ways of the Territory, Bronco Mitchel immediately clasped his hands over the little fellow's muzzle and held him there, mute and struggling.
He did not know what that something was; but the bronco added to his suspicions by its behavior.
Charter a broncoand canter out across the river for an hour, and it will be very plain to you that the romantic West still lives--the West of the cowboy and the bronco and the steer.
He assured me that--as a rule--it ain't bronco nature.
Strange to say, the fickle goddess had really shifted her banner at last, and the Bronco Kid was dealing straight faro now.
Bronco arose, whereupon she settled in his chair, tucked in her skirts, removed her gloves, and twisted into place the diamonds on her hands.
At the first look the Bronco Kid had broken off in his speech and stared at her as though at an apparition.
Roy, meanwhile, said nothing, for as the savage lust died in him he realized that the whirling faces before him were the faces of his enemies, that the Bronco Kid was still at large, and that his vengeance was but half completed.
Plainly it was but a question of minutes, so she backed out and took her station beside the faro-table where the Bronco Kid was dealing.
Although it was late in the afternoon the Bronco Kid had just arisen and was now loafing preparatory to the active duties of his profession.
Some one knocked, and he opened the door to admit the Bronco Kid and Helen.
No one, from Dawson down, had seen theBronco Kid as he looked to-night.
She did not notice theBronco Kid beckoning to her nor the man with him, so the gambler brought his friend along and invaded her box.
Evidently the Bronco Kid knew what card lay next below, for he offered her no sign, and as Glenister leaned back he slowly and firmly pushed the top card out of the box.
As they approached the Bronco Kid, his lips thinned and slid apart slightly, while out of his heavy-lidded eyes there flared unreasoning rage.
Anyway, McNamara should never have Helen--Roy believed his mission covered that point as well as her deliverance from the Bronco Kid.
He could not note the effect of the remark on her, however, for, as he spoke, the door of the box opened and the head of the Bronco Kid appeared, then retired instantly with apologies.
The Bronco Kid lighted a cigar as they passed, nodding silently at their greeting.
A wild young bronco that has never been touched by the hand of man is sometimes roped out of a herd and handed over to one of the boys with instructions to "ride him.
A similar exhibition of skill, but on a bronco instead of a steer, which lately took place in a New Mexico town, is thus described by an eye witness.
It came with a rush, and the little horse at the other end of the rope, as was the intention, went headlong onto the field, the cowboy's bronco holding him down by the continual strain that he kept up.
Then the foreman made ready to try to stay in the saddle longer than had any of his men, for when a bronco bucks it is like trying to hold on to a swing that is turning topsy-turvy.
Now and then one would stay on the wild animal's back longer than had any of his friends, not falling when the bronco leaped up in the air and came down with his legs as stiff as those of an old fashioned piano.
But Imp, as the broncowas named, knew all those tricks.
You see, Dick, the bronco throwed you just t'other day, an' a thing like that is liable to git you all balled up.
All the tornado an' buckin'-bronco business may be a waste of talk.
It would be funny if I begun it whar the broncothrowed you and ended up in the tornado.
She mought take a fool notion that the bronco throwed you powerful soon after her change o' luck.
I should like to have her tell that broncowhat my opinion of him is and hear what he says in reply," added Lieutenant Wingate, flipping a biscuit, which Hindenburg deftly caught and gulped down at a single swallow.
Hippy and the bronco were tussling on the threshold of the car with Hippy's feet in the air most of the time.
The next act was when Hippy was catapulted from the car door by the heels of the untamed bronco and landed in the street.
Hippy Wingate's pony, a western bronco that he had acquired that summer, was the last of the ponies in the car.
For a few moments it looked as if man and bronco would land in the village postoffice by way of its large front window.
I'm getting the candy for the bronco and the bull pup--trying to buy my way into their good graces, as it were.
I'd rather ride a bucking bronco any day, than be here," the boy thought.
For what Roy did not know about tying ropes, to hold anything from a bucking bronco to a wild steer, was not worth knowing.
The other half I'd use to buy me some buckers and I'd go into training as a lady bronco buster.
The worst I ever did to Oscar Jefferson was to play bucking bronco on that old milch cow, Jinny, of his.
She entered the exhibition with Buster and Sioux and Whoop-la, the bronco Scott had given her.
Nevertheless, the broncos had the lurking devil in the tails of their eyes as they stood there tied to the wire fencing; they were humble and dejected as only a bronco or a mule can simulate.
They reasoned from this that the man was a bronco Indian who had been so long 'out' that he could not procure matches, and also that he was a much wilder one than any of the Indians then known to be outlawed.
The bronco Indian took himself off for a couple of hours, and when he returned, brought another horse, which they mounted, and sped onward through the moonlight all night long.
Daisy sat up straight, rousing the little bronco to its best speed with voice and driving-reins.
He gives the public ten minutes; if the bronco is absent at the end of ten minutes Silver Phil allows he'll introdooce about a pound of lead into where that village father does his cogitating.
Thar's a flash an' a crash an' a cloud of bloo smoke; the aroused bronco makes a standin' jump of twenty foot.
Dan Boggs is across the street in the dancehall door, an' his pet best bronco is waitin' saddled in front.
The coat is big medicine; moreover thar's the milk-white big medicine bronco with red eyes.
Sunbright is lookin' on at these manoovers an' her heart goes out to the Lance; she falls more deeply in love with him than even the red-eyed bronco does.
It was a dream of a saddle, made at Paso del Norte; and the owner had it cinched upon a bronco dear at twenty dollars.
I hears 'em hit the bottom of the canyon jest as I falls off my bronco in a fit.
Bronco Bess, Queen of the Cattle Camp," suggested the girl, dimpling.
It was landslides everywhere, and the mark of a man's spade was on every one; so it showed that the bronco had been over that same ground before.
I suppose you will need a horse, Tom, seeing that the Red Ghost has spoilt your bronco for you.
He had been told repeatedly to get the pack on right, and not to unhitch his horse until he did it, or the bronco would knock him and his burden into the middle of next week and come home, leaving him to follow after as best he could.
The closely packed men cursed and threatened and ordered him out, but gave way all the same, and when the broncoheard the squawking of the fiddles and felt the jab of his rider's spurs, he slewed around and backed toward the table.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "bronco" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.