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Women in History: March 30th

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1820 – Anna Sewell (d. 1878) was an English novelist who penned the 1877 classic Black Beauty. As a little girl, Ms. 288 more words

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There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham. 9 more words

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Which Victorian Animal Lover Are You? Quiz

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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty is a nearly all-black horse and is the title character and narrator of the story. Throughout the course of the novel, Beauty introduces the reader to many characters, including his mother, Duchess, and other horses named Ginger, Merrylegs, Sir Oliver and Captain. 101 more words

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How are you getting on with your reading challenge?

I know many people are following reading challenges at the moment – it’s becoming very popular. Not to be left out, I set my own at the beginning of the month, which you can find… 552 more words

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The Story of Black Beauty

“………Best of all, they’ve promised never to sell me. I’ve found my home at last.”

Most of you just went “Aah, I read it as a kid”, probably followed by “Why review this book here I wonder…..”, and maybe “Wasn’t it called Black Beauty?” 550 more words

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Black Beauty - by Anna Sewell

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Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master.

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