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"Sweating, thirsty, hot, uncomfortable, and tired to the point of explosion.
Cynically I counted my woes.
Considerable, they were. Considerable, on way and another." Chapter 1, p. 1.



"We were so relieved that she was alive that we scarcely took notice of the cautiously phrased warnings. 'We must not be surprised if she is a little late in developing.' Of course she would be a little late after being so ill. But she would soon catch up, wouldn't she? And we dismissed the dubious expression, and that unfamiliar word 'retarded'." Chapter 2, p. 33.

"It was easy enough for a trainer to make sure a horse of his didn't win, if he had a mind to. He merely had to give it too severe an exercise gallop too soon before a race. Enough races had, in sober fact, been lost that way by accident for it to be impossible to prove...

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