Black-dog sentence example
The Demon of Tedworth, the Black Dog of Winchester and the Padfoot of Wakefield all shared the characteristics of the Barghest of York.
The Tasmanian devil looks a small cuddly black dog from a distance.
The next instant I saw Black Dog in full flight, and the captain hotly pursuing, both with drawn cutlasses.
In a moving memoir, she tells of her long struggle to overcome the ' black dog ' .
Stories of the Black Dog date back centuries to Ancient Geek mythology.Advertisement
Throughout the history of the lore surrounding the apparition, most people have believed that a sighting of the Black Dog foretold of misfortune, death of a loved one, or the death of the person who saw the creature.
The Black Dog is often known as Black Shuck, Wisht Hound, Guytrash, Shriker, Barguest, or Grim.
Typically, he is a large black dog with fiery eyes, but sometimes he is headless.
Others believe the Black Dog sightings are the spirits of dogs who were abuse or cruelly murdered.
Most famous is the tale of the Black Dog of Bungay.Advertisement
It is said that on August 4, 1577, during a terrible storm, the devil took the form of a black dog and appeared in St. Mary's Church in Bungay, Suffolk, and in another church seven miles away in Blythburgh.
Dating back at least as far as the 1800's and reported as recently as the 1970's, the Black Dog of West Peak has been appearing to travelers and hikers.
Others report the black dog appearing in their homes in the dark and vanishing when they turn on a light.
A white dog against a white background will be hard to see, but picture a black dog against a white background and it's another story.
For well over half a century a black dog has been poised over a streak of lightning in the center of Bungay Market Place.Advertisement