The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Black Beauty by Anna Sewell:|
as long as she could hear the sound of my feet.
Through the recommendation of York, I was bought by the master
of the livery stables. I had to go by train, which was new to me,
and required a good deal of courage the first time;
but as I found the puffing, rushing, whistling, and, more than all,
the trembling of the horse-box in which I stood did me no real harm,
I soon took it quietly.
When I reached the end of my journey I found myself
in a tolerably comfortable stable, and well attended to.
These stables were not so airy and pleasant as those I had been used to.
The stalls were laid on a slope instead of being level, and as my head