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Talking Horse And Other Stories

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A collection of short stories by famed humorist and Punch magazine staff member, F. Anstey, pseudonym for Thomas Anstey Guthrie. They range from humorous and whimsical to haunting and thought-provoking.

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THE TALKING HORSE

ETC.

THE TALKING HORSE

AND OTHER TALES

BY

F. ANSTEY

AUTHOR OF 'VICE VERSÂ' 'THE GIANT'S ROBE' 'THE PARIAH' ETC.

SECOND EDITION

LONDON SMITH, ELDER, & CO., 15 WATERLOO PLACE 1892

[ All rights reserved ]

PREFACE

These stories originally appeared in 'Macmillan's,' 'Longman's,' 'Atalanta,' 'The Cornhill,' 'The Graphic,' 'Aunt Judy's,' 'The Reflector,' and Unwin's 'Christmas Annual,' respectively.

F. A.

CONTENTS

PAGE THE TALKING HORSE 1

THE GOOD LITTLE GIRL 39

A MATTER OF TASTE 72

DON; THE STORY OF A GREEDY DOG 127

TAKEN BY SURPRISE 151

PALEFACE AND REDSKIN 176

SHUT OUT 234

TOMMY'S HERO 250

A CANINE ISHMAEL 274

MARJORY 286

THE TALKING HORSE

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