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the back of our stalls, so that at night, and when we were resting, he just took off our halters, and put up the bars, and thus we could turn about and stand whichever way we pleased; and as the stall divisions were lower at the back, Captain and I were able to touch each other's noses in a friendly way, as we horses always do with those we like.

Jerry kept us very clean, and gave us as much change of food as he could, and always plenty of it. But the best thing we had was, our Sundays for rest; we worked so hard in the week, that I do not think we could have kept up to it, but for that day; besides we had then a little time to enjoy each other's company, and chat a bit. It was on these days that I learned my companion's history.