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Horse's Tale, A
by Mark Twain
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I am Buffalo Bill's horse. I have spent my life under his saddle - with him in it, too, and he is good for two hundred pounds, without his clothes; and there is no telling how much he does weigh when he is out on the war-path and has his batteries belted on. He is over six feet, is young, hasn't an ounce of waste flesh, is straight, graceful, springy in his motions, quick as a cat, and has a handsome face.
In Mark Twain's comical satire of the art of telling tall tales in America "A Horse's Tail", there was "night so dark the cats ran against each other he wrote of "a horse so fast the wagon started thirty yards ahead of the cloudburst and made it home without a drop of..." Twain extra ordinary sense of imagination and humor makes this a classic for all ages. Please Note: This book is easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. The Microsoft eBook has a contents page linked to the chapter headings for easy navigation. The Adobe eBook has bookmarks at chapter headings and is printable up to two full copies per year.
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