wild horses couldn't drag me
Nothing could induce or persuade me, as in Wild horses couldn't drag me to that nightclub. This idiom, always in negative form, is believed to have replaced wild horses couldn't draw it from me, referring to the medieval torture of using horses to stretch a prisoner and thereby force a confession. [First half of 1800s]
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The sound of birds, quail, even doe, make a wild grid of noise.
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When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
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If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.