Equine Sagacity

Abstract

A PLEASANT story has just come to us from the Cape of Good Hope. In Graaf-Reinett, as in all the old Dutch towns in the colony, there is, in the centre of the place, a large market square, where the farmers, traders, and others, arriving with their produce at any hour of the day or night, may “out-span” the oxen or horses from their waggons, send the cattle out to the “commonage” to feed, while they bivouac at their waggons, as is the wont of African travellers to do, until the eight o'clock morning market auction.

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