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The Autobiography Of A Horse, With Fifty Illustrations.

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A HORSE FAIR                                129
and if you want him for cab work he is really a great bargain."
The money was paid on the spot, and my new master took my halter and led me out of the fair to an inn, where he had a saddle and bridle ready. He gave me a good
"A Comfortable, Clean -Smelling Stall."
feed of oats, and stood by while I ate it, talking to him­self and talking to me. Half an hour after we were on our way to London, through pleasant lanes and country roads, until we came into the great London thoroughfare, •on which we travelled steadily, till in the twilight we reached the great city. The gas lamps were already lighted ; there were streets to the right, and streets to the left, and streets crossing each other, for mile upon mile. I thought we should never come to the end of them. At
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