Frederic Stewart Isham (1866–1922). American author and playwright. Born: March 29, 1865 in Detroit, Michigan, USA . Died: September 6, 1922 (age 57) in New York City, New York, USA,
"DON'T YOU know, boy, you ought not to get in my way?"
The tide was at its ebb; the boats stranded afar, and the lad addressed had started, with a fish—his wage—in one hand, to walk to shore, when, passing into the shadow of the rampart of the Governor's Mount, from the opposite direction a white horse swung suddenly around a corner of the stone masonry and bore directly upon him. He had but time to step aside; as it was, the animal grazed his shoulder, and the boy, about to give utterance to a natural remonstrance, lifted his eyes to the offender. The words were not forthcoming; surprised, he gazed at a tiny girl, of about eleven, perched fairy-like on the broad back of the heavy steed.
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