He rode, she observed, like a centaur—flat-backed, firm in the saddle with the easy negligence of a plainsman.
His cheeks were burned to a ruddy tan and his eyes were as clear as a plainsman's.
He had the plainsman's sense of humor, and he laughed at himself.
Mary, seeing the dark, stern face of the plainsman, had some such thought also.
He did these things quickly and without heroics, because he was a plainsman.
There was epic largeness in the circuit of the plainsman's daring plans.
Harford, with the instinctive caution of the plainsman, pursued the subject no further.
He claims to be from a 'high up' Southern family, but has been a plainsman since 1851.
In a measure he was mystified, for the plainsman had never given him his full confidence with regard to Nevil.
With the true instinct of a plainsman he turned to look for his Horse.