Welcome to Chapter 37 of Black Beauty online – this book was written by Anna Sewell. Be sure to check out Ch. 36 if you haven’t already and you can find all published chapters on the Black Beauty page.
Chapter 37. The Golden Rule
Two or three weeks after this, as we came into the yard rather late in the evening, Polly came running across the road with the lantern (she always brought it to him if it was not very wet).
“It has all come right, Jerry; Mrs. Briggs sent her servant this afternoon to ask you to take her out to-morrow at eleven o’clock. I said, `Yes, I thought so, but we supposed she employed some one else now.’” Continue reading
Welcome to this week’s edition of the a-z of plants that don’t like your horse. Today’s plant is an incredibly common one & one that is toxic to more than just horses. Oleander can be spectacularly beautiful, but it packs quite a punch if ingested.
Why We Like It
We aren’t quite sure what strikes us about this image, but there is something serene-at-sunset about it that appeals. They are all flaxen blonde & could be Haflingers (we just aren’t sure), but whatever they are, the golden glow of the sun makes those blonde manes shine!
Welcome to Chapter 36 of Black Beauty online – this book was written by Anna Sewell. Be sure to check out Ch. 35 if you haven’t already and you can find all published chapters on the Black Beauty page.
Chapter 36. The Sunday Cab
One morning, as Jerry had just put me into the shafts and was fastening the traces, a gentleman walked into the yard. “Your servant, sir,” said Jerry.
“Good-morning, Mr. Barker,” said the gentleman. “I should be glad to make some arrangements with you for taking Mrs. Briggs regularly to church on Sunday mornings. We go to the New Church now, and that is rather further than she can walk.”
“Thank you, sir,” said Jerry, “but I have only taken out a six-days’ license,* and therefore I could not take a fare on a Sunday; it would not be legal.” Continue reading