I put out my feet to steady the pulk, and thereby ploughed a cataract of fine snow into my face, completely blinding me.
My deer became restive, and whirled me around in the snow, filling my pulk.
Then it happened that in a sudden turn over a hill, the pulk upset and Sampo fell out and was left lying in a snow-drift.
There is no horse harnessed before the pulk, but a reindeer.
I got up, shook myself, righted the pulk, and commenced again.
I tried it once, for a child's sake, but found that the romance of reindeer travel was lost without the pulk.
Why, did you ever see a pulk of Cossacks on a forage, Mr Frenche?
He sat in the window recess cutting at a model of a Laplander's pulk (sledge) which the Sorenskriver had given him.
In another second I found myself rolling in the loose snow, with the pulk bottom upward beside me.
The deer was harnessed to my pulk, the rein carefully secured around my wrist, and Long Isaac let go his hold.