said the Soldier and saluted, for he had never seen a dog
like this before.
he said, laying such an emphasis on "my friends" that several of the dogs
rolled over helplessly on their backs and began to lick Bruno's feet.
Vixen sympathetically joined her shrill little yap to the bull-terrier's despairing cry, and I was annoyed, for I knew that a man who cares for dogs
is one thing, but a man who loves one dog
is quite another.
Each beast is harnessed, the weakest nearest to the driver, by his own separate trace, which runs under his left fore-leg to the main thong, where it is fastened by a sort of button and loop which can be slipped by a turn of the wrist, thus freeing one dog
at a time.
The donkey laid himself down upon a heap of straw in the yard, the dog
stretched himself upon a mat behind the door, the cat rolled herself up on the hearth before the warm ashes, and the cock perched upon a beam on the top of the house; and, as they were all rather tired with their journey, they soon fell asleep.
I never met a dog
who seemed more contented - more easy in its mind.
It was at this touching moment that the pantaloon hobbled in, also dressed as we had seen him last, and carrying, unfortunately, a trayful of sausages, which at once increased the general gloom, for he announced, in his squeaky voice, that they were the very sausages that had lately been the dog
On the river, where was a packed trail and where snowshoes were unnecessary, the dogs
averaged six miles an hour.
He possessed a dim, vague, imperative knowingness that it was not merely not good, but supremely disastrous, leading to the mistily glimpsed sense of utter endingness for a dog
, for any dog
, to go into the water where slipped and slid and noiselessly paddled, sometimes on top, sometimes emerging from the depths, great scaly monsters, huge-jawed and horribly-toothed, that snapped down and engulfed a dog
in an instant just as the fowls of Mister Haggin snapped and engulfed grains of corn.
Nothing of this was missed by Dag Daughtry, who knew a dog
when he saw one, as he studied Michael in the light of the lanterns held by black boys where the whaleboats were landing cargo.
But no fool dog
ought to be fool enough to go off an' commit suicide that way.
So the Wolf and the Dog
went towards the town together.