We found it to be a horse fly, quite dead, but showing no marks of violence.
We have already noticed the most perfect condition of these parts as seen in the horse fly.
The head of the horse fly appears to be all eyes, and it is no wonder that we can so seldom take it by surprise.
The horse fly is larger than the insect of the same name in the United States.
When I had fairly passed the camp I came down to the road again, and I let my horse fly!
That tent of ours has stuck out on the landscape like a horse fly on a pillow sham.
Bess merely looked around and seemed to think a horse fly had stung her.
In a preceding chapter Schwatka reports that one of his party, bitten by a horse fly, was completely disabled for a week.