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Minnie's Pet Horse

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Author: Madeline Leslie
Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,810 / 40 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 651
Added to site: 2008.09.15 22057
Genre: Young Readers

p>"I believe Duke knew as well as I did when Sunday came, for he regularly walked up from the pasture where he was grazing, in time to be harnessed, though he never did this any other day. Once it happened that father and mother were both ill, so that none of us went to church; but at the usual time Duke came trotting to the door, where he stood for a few minutes neighing frequently and looking anxiously toward the house, and then trotted off a mile and a half to church by himself. Several persons saw him going up into the yard, and walking demurely into the shed while the bell was ringing, and there he stood quietly until the service was through, when he came home again, just as I was going out to find him."



"O, mamma," cried Minnie, "I have had a beautiful time. Uncle Harry is such a good teacher! And then he tells me such nice stories!"

Her cheeks rivalled the rose, and her eyes



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