THE HORSEby@jeanhenrifabre

THE HORSE

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“Would you like to hear some eloquent words written about the horse several thousand years ago? I take them from the book of Job, the just man, whose admirable history is related in the Bible.” “It was Job wasn’t it,” asked Jules, “who was tried by the hand of God, lost his health, family, all his goods, and was reduced to such misery that, lying on a dung-hill, he scraped his boils and vermin with a potsherd? His faith in God gave him back his former prosperity.” “Yes, my friend. The just man whose faith in God even the direst misfortunes could not shake has left us these beautiful words on the horse:
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Jean-Henri Fabre

I was an entomologist, and author known for the lively style of my popular books on the lives of insects.


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