Black Beauty

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Books, 1928 - Nature - 252 pages
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A horse of nineteenth century England tells his life story from his early home through many masters and experiences, both good and bad.

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User Review  - Glico - LibraryThing

When Black Beauty is trained to carry a rider on his back, or to pull a carriage behind him, he finds it hard at first. But he is lucky - his owners are kind people, who would never be cruel to a ... Read full review

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User Review  - zanitascrazy - Borders

Black Beauty is a beautiful novel that shows the feelings and hardships of not just horses from long ago, but even horses now. It is a very well-written book about a horses life, and the friendships ... Read full review

Contents

My Early Home
3
The Hunt
9
My Breaking In
13
Birtwick Park
19
A Fair Start
23
Liberty
28
Ginger
31
Gingers Story Continued
37
How it Ended
137
Ruined and Going Downhill
141
A Job Horse and his Drivers
145
Cockneys
150
A Thief
159
A Humbug
163
PART III
167
A Horse Fair
169

Merrylegs
42
A Talk in the Orchard
48
Plain Speaking
56
A Stormy Day
61
The Devils Trademark
66
James Howard
70
The Old Ostler
74
The Fire
78
John Manlys Talk
86
Going for the Doctor
91
Only Ignorance
96
Joe Green
99
The Parting
105
PART II
109
Earlshaix
111
A Strike for Liberty
117
The Lady Anne
122
Reuben Smith
130
A London Cab Horse
174
An Old War Horse
180
Jerry Barker
189
The Sunday Cab
197
The Golden Rule
204
Dolly and a Real Gentleman
209
Seedy Sam
215
Poor Ginger
220
The Butcher
223
The Election
227
A Friend in Need
230
Old Captain and his Suc cessor
238
Jerrys New Year
244
PART IV
253
XLVT Jakes and the Lady
255
Hard Times
260
XLVHI Farmer Thoroughgood and his grandson Willie
266
XLLX My Last Home
274

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