Death of a pig

4 years before Charlotte’s Web was published, E.B. White published an account of failing to save a pig he was raising for slaughter.

I spent several days and nights in mid-September with an ailing pig and I feel driven to account for this stretch of time, more particularly since the pig died at last, and I lived, and things might easily have gone the other way round and none left to do the accounting.

Via The Morning News

Death of a pig

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