The horses had been well fed by the negro whom I had left in charge of them, but had not been groomed.
He had groomed his horse, and tidied his house, and bathed, and breakfasted.
He had lived with it, nurtured it, clipped it, groomed it—for thirty-two years.
I said softly, 'What a pleasure it must be for horses to be groomed!'
It was with great difficulty that he could be ...