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.”
Anna Sewell – Literary Ladies Guide