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Daily Snippet #17: Page 134 / 100 Words

Anna Sewell. Black Beauty: the Autobiography of a Horse. Illus. Fritz Eichenberg. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, c1945 [1978 printing]. Illustrated Junior Library.

“…. could not help feeling anxious about her.

Two days after the accident, Blantyre paid me a visit. He patted me and praised me very much; he told Lord George that he was sure the horse knew of Annie’s danger as well as he did. ‘I could not have held him in if I would,’ said he. ‘She ought never to ride any other horse.’ I found by their conversation that my young mistress was now out of danger, and would soon be able to ride again. This was good news to me, and I looked forward to a happy life.”

‘Black Beauty’ endpapers, by Fritz Eichenberg

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Anna Sewell – Literary Ladies Guide 

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