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dog Sentence Examples

  • Does a dog have ears?

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  • He held out his hand for the dog to sniff, but Nikolai nuzzled his nose into it instead.

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  • My dog scared them away.

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  • Then let's have a seat and watch the puppy dog parade.

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  • This dog helped him watch the sheep.

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  • The poor owner of the crumpled van sobbed over her accordioned quarter panel, her pocket dog howling in accompaniment.

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  • There were small white houses here, one with a dog that barked as she passed.

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  • I couldn't imagine you'd take that long for a dog walk.

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  • "I'm walking my dog," I said, inanely.

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  • Our dog spotted a rabbit crossing his driveway and lurched forward to give chase, tangling me in his leash as I answered.

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  • There were eight pigeons on the roof of the house, and a great dog on the step.

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  • Jackson scratched his ear and the dog sat, enjoying the attention.

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  • And the soldier, pushing away a little dog that was jumping up at him, returned to his place and sat down.

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  • I wonder if that nasty dog is in need of a walk.

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  • I shall not be afraid of Fauntleroy's great dog Dougal.

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  • Carmen dreamed all night about being chased by a dog with red hair.

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  • She was as nervous as a cat in a dog pound.

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  • I was pleased with anything that made a noise and liked to feel the cat purr and the dog bark.

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  • The lead dog was the Chow she had recognized the night the dogs attacked Brutus.

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  • My dog friends seem to understand my limitations, and always keep close beside me when I am alone.

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  • The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.

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  • He was headed for the dog food factory.

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  • "I'm not a dog, and I want to accomplish something today," she muttered.

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  • At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.

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  • "I always wanted a dog," Yully said.

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  • Then he added, You should be pleased, not looking like your dog just died.

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  • Why are you mopping around like your dog didn't make it across the Interstate?

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  • When we went home we saw eight rabbits and two fat puppies, and a nice little white pony, and two wee kittens and a pretty curly dog named Don.

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  • We were all as nervous as cats at a dog pound.

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  • Whenever we needed a few moments alone, a dog walk was suggested and eagerly accepted.

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  • He had only a dog and some cats to keep him company.

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  • However far he has walked, whatever strange, unknown, and dangerous places he reaches, just as a sailor is always surrounded by the same decks, masts, and rigging of his ship, so the soldier always has around him the same comrades, the same ranks, the same sergeant major Ivan Mitrich, the same company dog Jack, and the same commanders.

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  • This little dog lived in their shed, sleeping beside Karataev at night; it sometimes made excursions into the town but always returned again.

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  • As he finished the conversation, Donald Ryland emerged from his room, looking as if his dog had died.

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  • If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.

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  • Betsy held on like a dog on a bone.

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  • With time on my hands and not even a dog to talk to, I turned to the computer.

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  • The shepherd and his dog could not keep them together.

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  • I bent down to pat a dog but it was like he wasn't there.

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  • She liked to feel the cat purr; and if by chance she felt a dog in the act of barking, she showed great pleasure.

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  • Together we let a dog choose us at the local humane society.

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  • Some hunter's dog had probably dug it out.

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  • The barn door was open and the goats were scattering, forcing the dog to race from one end of the lot to the other.

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  • The sack and dog moved about two feet.

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  • I grabbed a hot dog with sauerkraut at a stand nearby and watched the theater crowd exit the latest block buster show.

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  • "Do your worst, you rabid dog," she challenged as she approached the point where the robed man had disappeared.

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  • Nicholas, what a fine dog Trunila is!

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  • "The rabid dog speaks," she noted.

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  • It will know everyone who is supposed to be in the house and alert you when someone else is in the house (replacing the family dog of old in whom we never fully placed our trust).

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  • Instantly she caught the idea, and asked me to find DOG and many other words.

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  • "They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.

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  • "Your dog," he said.

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  • Behind him, where Karataev had been sitting, the dog began to howl.

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  • Well, I am like any other dog as long as it's not a question of coursing.

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  • I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's premises with clothes on, but was easily quieted by a naked thief.

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  • Afterward she tried to read it to Belle (the dog) and Mildred.

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  • The massive shepherd mix dog sleeping on her couch rose and trotted across the small apartment to her.

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  • She kept spelling "dog--baby" and pointing to her five fingers one after another, and sucking them.

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  • A weal dog astwide a fence! shouted Denisov after him (the most insulting expression a cavalryman can address to a mounted infantryman) and riding up to Rostov, he burst out laughing.

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  • Looking more closely Pierre recognized the blue-gray dog, sitting beside the soldier, wagging its tail.

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  • A dog astwide a fence!

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  • Whenever it is possible, my dog accompanies me on a walk or ride or sail.

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  • He looked like the rabid dog she'd expected Rhyn to be.

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  • The dog sniffed around and stopped at a large blood spot on the floor.

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  • Alex halted, watching the dog cautiously.

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  • Like a dog pissing on a tree to mark his territory?

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  • And the Cossacks looked round in surprise at the sound, like the yelp of a dog, with which Denisov turned away, walked to the wattle fence, and seized hold of it.

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  • Belle, our dog, my other companion, was old and lazy and liked to sleep by the open fire rather than to romp with me.

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  • He loved his dog, his comrades, the French, and Pierre who was his neighbor, but Pierre felt that in spite of Karataev's affectionate tenderness for him (by which he unconsciously gave Pierre's spiritual life its due) he would not have grieved for a moment at parting from him.

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  • I caught a glance at Quinn who looked like his dog died.

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  • The huge white dog lowered his head and bared his teeth at the stranger.

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  • Now you've curled up and got warm, you daughter of a bitch! said Karataev, touching the dog that lay at his feet, and again turning over he fell asleep immediately.

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  • I have had many dog friends--huge mastiffs, soft-eyed spaniels, wood-wise setters and honest, homely bull terriers.

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  • The wild dog ran a few steps toward the trees and then stopped, his head low as he watched her.

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  • The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.

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  • Another borzoi, a dog, catching sight of his master from the garden path, arched his back and, rushing headlong toward the porch with lifted tail, began rubbing himself against his legs.

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  • If the Federal Government is continuing to dog us, they are doing so clandestinely, as we've heard nothing of their activities.

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  • Molly smiled and the pair and dog left.

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  • Upon noticing Jackson, the dog dropped to all fours and approached him slowly.

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  • A living dog is better than a dead lion.

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  • A small dog began to bark.

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  • Yes, she's a good dog, gets what she's after, answered Ilagin indifferently, of the red-spotted bitch Erza, for which, a year before, he had given a neighbor three families of house serfs.

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  • The dog was merrier and sleeker than it had been in Moscow.

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  • You won't be able to identify the other people; you will simply see that 1600 other people seem to have this same corn dog issue.

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  • Such a one might make a good shepherd's dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd.

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  • Another time, general attention was attracted by a small brown dog, coming heaven knows whence, which trotted in a preoccupied manner in front of the ranks with tail stiffly erect till suddenly a shell fell close by, when it yelped, tucked its tail between its legs, and darted aside.

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  • All who could walk went together, and after the third stage Pierre had rejoined Karataev and the gray-blue bandy-legged dog that had chosen Karataev for its master.

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  • I can find you a Newfoundland dog that will do as much.

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  • I'll hack the dog to pieces!

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  • Its lack of a master, a name, or even of a breed or any definite color did not seem to trouble the blue-gray dog in the least.

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  • Instead I turned to the clerk who'd overheard enough of the conversation to look like his dog ate his cat.

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  • And then she saw the red dog running through the trees.

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  • His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.

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  • The blue-gray bandy legged dog ran merrily along the side of the road, sometimes in proof of its agility and self-satisfaction lifting one hind leg and hopping along on three, and then again going on all four and rushing to bark at the crows that sat on the carrion.

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  • All around lay the flesh of different animals--from men to horses--in various stages of decomposition; and as the wolves were kept off by the passing men the dog could eat all it wanted.

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  • Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.

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  • A dog barked down the alley and Dean turned to see a man walking a collie as his wife looked on from a doorway.

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  • It was evident that she recognized the dog; for she put her arms round her neck and squeezed her.

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  • Frequently he would leave his dinner in the bushes, when his dog had caught a woodchuck by the way, and go back a mile and a half to dress it and leave it in the cellar of the house where he boarded, after deliberating first for half an hour whether he could not sink it in the pond safely till nightfall--loving to dwell long upon these themes.

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  • Early in the morning of the sixth of October Pierre went out of the shed, and on returning stopped by the door to play with a little blue- gray dog, with a long body and short bandy legs, that jumped about him.

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  • The sharp command brought the dog up short.

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  • Karay was a shaggy old dog with a hanging jowl, famous for having tackled a big wolf unaided.

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  • She frequently walks a dog, a loathsome animal who fails to warm to my affection.

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  • Then why the look like your dog ate your cat?

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  • Tell your dog you've got a lot of explaining to do.

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  • I'm sure Brennen was confused by my sharp response and background noise but once girls and dog had left we settled down to business.

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  • My great dog Lioness goes with us when we ride to protect us.

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  • My Dear Friend, Mr. Krehl:--I have just heard, through Mr. Wade, of your kind offer to buy me a gentle dog, and I want to thank you for the kind thought.

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  • Some time ago, when a policeman shot dead her dog, a dearly loved daily companion, she found in her forgiving heart no condemnation for the man; she only said, 'If he had only known what a good dog she was, he wouldn't have shot her.'

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  • She pushed the little dog off her lap and smoothed her dress.

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  • "Must one die like a dog?" said he.

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  • The wild dog cried out sharply once and dropped.

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  • He had lost a dog, but found a man.

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  • After all, he wasn't a guard dog.

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  • The stray dog looked hungry and cold.

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  • Both of them, mother and daughter, out walking that bitch dog.

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  • Apparently he found the idea of jail less frightening than the huge dog.

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  • I bet you could use a hair of the dog.

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  • She's a ruling wolf or something; doesn't smell like a dog.

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  • The ones he had run into over the years smelled awful, like a wet dog.

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  • She smirked, "I think you need to get a dog."

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  • "He'll kill Brutus!" she screamed, refusing to take her eyes off the wild dog.

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  • He's only a dog.

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  • She screamed, racing for the tree and knowing she didn't have a chance of outrunning the dog.

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  • "The kennels don't open until—" "You have a dog?"

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  • She knocked and inched away, not wanting to find her neighbor and dog dead.

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  • We have dog food, too.

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  • Refugee. She came in a few days ago with a dog.

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  • You and those stupid brown, puppy dog eyes of yours.

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  • In the rural areas, there was less concern with traffic, although an occasional farm dog forced him to practice his sprints.

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  • The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair read­ing.

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  • There are a few days I don't feel like a bucket of dog puke, but I'll tell you this—I thank God every morning I wake up and see Harry snoring beside me.

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  • Traffic was light—nonexistent by eastern standards—made up mostly of Jeeps or pickup trucks, the latter with a dog pacing the back bed in perfect balance.

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  • Of course, Alex had helped him after the wild dog attack.

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  • So you've got a big wild dog.

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  • Surely if they had a wild dog problem again, they would have seen or heard them by now.

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  • Ed snorted and side-stepped as the Great Pyrenees guard dog slid to a stop beside them.

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  • I brought you some of that dog food you like.

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  • He fell on the comment like a hungry dog on a steak.

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  • At first I thought you had a white buffalo out there and then I realized it was a dog.

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  • If he thought it was childish to cry over a dog, he gave no indication.

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  • He said Ed was only a horse – and Brutus was only a dog.

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  • I noticed you didn't have a dog and I thought since you liked animals … Carmen smiled.

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  • The truth is, if someone had asked me if I was ready for another dog yet, I probably would have said no.

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  • That's even worse than an inside dog.

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  • A dog just ate up food.

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  • Josh had a dog – but then, he wouldn't want to hear about Josh.

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  • It couldn't be deer season, so that meant the dog was chasing the deer for pleasure - or worse.

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  • Brandishing the broom, she raced down the porch steps, screaming at the dog.

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  • It looks like she was bit by a dog.

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  • You put my cousin in a room with a rabid dog to coerce me to … do something? she managed.

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  • Like I'm some sort of stray dog?

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  • The timid viscacha (Lagostomus trichodactylus), living in colonies, often with the burrowing owl, and digging deep under ground like the American prairie dog, was almost the only quadruped to be seen upon these immense open plains.

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  • The comparatively few indigenous placental mammals, besides the dingo or wild dog - which, however, may have come from the islands north of this continent - are of the bat tribe and of the rodent or rat tribe.

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  • Coins of Ceos exhibit the head of Aristaeus and Sirius in the form of a dog crowned with rays.

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  • A, View of the heart of a dog infested with Filaria immitis Leidy; the right ventricle and base of the pulmonary artery have been opened: a, aorta; b, pulmonary artery; c, vena cava; d, right ventricle; e, appendix of left auricle; f, appendix of right auricle.

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  • The Viscount Stafford was one of the "five Popish lords" committed to the Tower in 1678 as a result of the slanders of Titus Oates and he died by the axe in 1680 upon testimony which, as the diarist Evelyn protested, "should not be taken against the life of a dog."

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  • One makes him the son of Mandane, a daughter of Astyages (originally evidently by a god), who is exposed in the mountains by his grandfather on account of an oracle, but suckled by a dog (a sacred animal of the Iranians) and educated by a shepherd; i.e.

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  • Cuvier expresses the opinion that the dog exhibits the most complete and the most useful conquest that man has made.

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  • Dog lovers are now numbered by their tens of thousands, and in addition to shows of their favourites, owners are also liberally catered for in the shape of working trials, for during the season competitions for bloodhounds, pointers, setters, retrievers, spaniels and sheepdogs are held.

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  • She discovered the body in the morning when she walked her dog.

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  • Even Bumpus, our pet dog, was comfortable in our new office where he'd accompany us each day, content to lie beneath his mistress's desk or occasionally woof for a walk.

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  • The park also has a dog park where pet owners meet and exercise their dogs.

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  • It is singular that such closely allied species as the domestic dog and the Arctic fox are among the favourite prey of wolves, and, as is well known, children and even full-grown people are not infrequently the objects of their attack when pressed by hunger.

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  • Her uncle, the duke of Norfolk, whom she was reported to have treated "worse than a dog," reviled her, calling her a "grande putaine."

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  • The dog and the pig were no doubt introduced by man.

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  • The second account, which Herodotus follows, is a rationalized version of the first, where the dog is changed into a woman (the wife of the shepherd) named Spako (bitch).

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  • His life was strengthened by the love of his petite horde, Mme de Nehra, his adopted son, Lucas de Montigny, and his little dog Chico.

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  • This, after long and serious labour, he effected; the dog thus inoculated proved to be immune when bitten by a rabid animal.

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  • Jerusalem, like Rome, had the shadow of a mighty name to lend prestige to its ruler; and as residence in Rome was one great reason of the strength of the medieval papacy, so was 1 Before he left, Raymund had played in Jerusalem the same part of dog in the manger which he had also played at Antioch, and had given Godfrey considerable trouble.

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  • She was acquitted by Agamemnon; but, as Polymestor foretold, she was turned into a dog, and her grave became a mark for ships (Ovid, Metam.

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  • Maybe the man owns a dog himself and Bumpus smelled the scent on him.

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  • She wore a collar like a dog with her master's name on it.

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  • And now I want to tell you what the dog lovers in America are going to do.

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  • Dr. Humason, Teacher, and I left the others at the Dog Show and went to a reception given by the "Metropolitan Club."...

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  • Helen was giving Nancy a bath, and didn't notice the dog at first.

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  • Suddenly a smallish dog seized my left thigh with its teeth and would not let go.

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  • Each dog knew its master and its call.

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  • Thanks to the delay caused by this crossing of the wolf's path, the old dog with its felted hair hanging from its thigh was within five paces of it.

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  • The tapir, fox, deer, wild cat, wild dog, carpincho or water hog and a few small rodents nearly complete the list of quadrupeds.

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  • The Iroquois sacrifice of the white dog bore in later times the character of a scapegoat festival; but it is doubtful how far this was an original feature.

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  • How far totemism, or belief in deified animal ancestors, existed in prehistoric Israel, as evidenced by the tribal names Simeon (hyena, wolf), Caleb (dog), IIamor (ass), Rahel (ewe) and Leah (wild cow), as well as by the laws respecting clean and unclean animals, is too intricate and speculative a problem to be discussed here.

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  • According to others, Pandareus stole a golden dog which guarded the temple of Zeus in Crete, and gave it to Tantalus to take care of.

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  • But, when Pandareus demanded the dog back, Tantalus denied that he had received it.

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  • The variations which have been perpetuated and intensified by artificial selection are, with the exception of those of the dog, greater than have been induced in any other mammal.

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  • Mention is made of nets and snares, but the dog does not seem to have been used in the pursuit of game.

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  • In the early periods of the history of other countries this seems to have been the case even where the dog was esteemed and valued, and had become the companion, the friend and the defender of man and his home; and in the and century of the Christian era Arrian wrote that "there is as much difference between a fair trial of speed in a good run, and ensnaring a poor animal without an effort, as between the secret piratical assaults of robbers at sea and the victorious naval engagements of the Athenians at Artemisium and at Salamis."

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  • The first hint of the employment of the dog in the pursuit of other animals is given by Oppian in his Cynegetica, who attributes it to Pollux about zoo years after the promulgation of the Levitical law.

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  • The precise species of dog that was cultivated in Greece at that early period cannot be affirmed, although a beautiful piece of sculpture in the possession of Lord Feversham at Duncombe Hall, representing the favourite dog of Alcibiades, differs but little from the Newfoundland dog of the present day.

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  • The swiftness, the strength and the highly developed power of scent in the dog, have made it a powerful ally of man against the other animals; and perhaps these qualities in the dog were necessary to the establishment of society.

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  • Instances of dogs having saved the lives of their owners by that strange intuition of approaching danger which they appear to possess, or by their protection, are innumerable: their attachment to man has inspired the poet and formed the subject of many notable books, while in Daniel's Rural Sports is related a story of a dog dying in the fulness of joy caused by the return of his master after a two years' absence from home.

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  • (c) Dogs which find and also kill their game - the bloodhound, the foxhound, the harrier, the beagle, the otterhound, the fox terrier and the truffle dog.

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  • (e) Useful companions of man - the mastiff, the Newfoundland, the St Bernard dog, the bulldog, the bull terrier, terriers, sheepdogs, Pomeranian or Spitz, and Dalmatian dogs.

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  • (f) Ladies' toy dogs - King Charles spaniel, the Blenheim spaniel, the Italian greyhound, the pug dog, the Maltese dog, toy terriers, toy poodles, the lion dog, Chinese and Japanese spaniels.

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  • Lee) was issued, the simple classification of sporting and non-sporting dog - terriers and toy dogs, being adopted; but although there had been an understanding since 1874, when the first volume of the Kennel Club Stud Book (Frank C. S.

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  • At the formation of the club each member assumed a colour, and also a letter, which he used as the initial of his dog's name.

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  • But neither the promoters nor the sportsmen who supported it could have had the faintest idea as to how popular dog shows would become.

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  • Another big success was scored, and the National Dog Show Society was established for the purpose of holding a show of sporting dogs in Birmingham every winter.

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  • In 1865 a show was held in Paris, and after the National Dog Club - not the Birmingham society - had failed, as the result of a disastrous show at the Crystal Palace, a further exhibition was arranged to be held in June 1870 under the management of G.

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  • The foreign and colonial clubs which are affiliated to the Kennel Club are: the Guernsey Dog Club, the Italian Kennel Club, the Jersey Dog Club, La Societe Centrale (Paris), Moscow Gun Club of the Emperor Alexander II., New South Wales Kennel Club, Nimrod Club (Amsterdam), Northern Indian Kennel Association, Royal St Hubert's Society (Brussels) and the South African Kennel Club (Cape Town).

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  • Most of the leading breeds have clubs or societies, which have been founded by admirers with a view to furthering the interests of their favourites; and such combinations as the Bulldog Club (incorporated), the London Bulldog Society, the British Bulldog Club, the Fox Terrier Club, the Association of Bloodhound Breeders - under whose management the first man-hunting trials were held, - the Bloodhound Hunt Club, the Collie Club, the Dachshund Club, the Dandie Dinmont Terrier Club, the English Setter Club, the Gamekeepers' Association of the United Kingdom, the International Gun Dog League, the Irish Terrier Club, the Irish Wolfhound Club, the St Bernard Club, the National Terrier Club, the Pomeranian Club, the Spaniel Club, the Scottish Terrier Club and the Toy Bulldog Club have done good work in keeping the claims of the breeds they represent before the dogowning public and encouraging the breeding of dogs to type.

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  • Walsh ("Stonehenge"), who did so much towards establishing the first dog shows and field trials, having never forsaken it: the work he began was carried on by its kennel editor, Rawdon B.

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  • Several weekly papers published on the continent of Europe devote a considerable portion of their space to dogs, and canine journals have been started in America, South Africa and even India: while apart from Lee's volumes and other carefully compiled works treating on the dog in general, the various breeds have been written about, and the books or monographs have large sales.

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  • Breeds of Dog.

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  • The Eskimo dog has been regarded as nothing more than a reclaimed wolf, and the Eskimo are stated to maintain the size and strength of their dogs by crossing them with wolves.

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  • The domestic dogs of some North American Indian tribes closely resemble the coyote; the black wolfdog of Florida resembles the black wolf of the same region; the sheepdogs of Europe and Asia resemble the wolves of those countries, whilst the pariah dog of India is closely similar to the Indian wolf.

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  • The Eskimo dog has small, upright ears, a straight bushy tail, moderately sharp muzzle and rough coat.

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  • The Hare Indian dog of the Great Bear Lake and the Mackenzie river is more slender, gentle and affectionate than the Eskimo dog, but is impatient of restraint, and preserves many of the characters of its wild ally, the coyote, and is practically unable to bark.

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  • The Pomeranian dog is a close ally of the Eskimo breed and was formerly used as a wolfdog, but has been much modified.

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  • The smaller variety, sometimes known as the Spitz, was formerly in some repute as a fancy dog, a white variety with a black tip to the nose and a pure black variety being specially prized.

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  • Since it became popular as a pet dog, its appearance has been greatly improved, and whilst it has lost its old sullen concentration, it has retained unusual intelligence and has become playful and affectionate.

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  • The whippet is a local English dog, used chiefly in rabbit coursing and racing, and is almost certainly a cross between greyhounds and terriers.

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  • The lurcher is a dog with the general shape of a greyhound, but with a heavier body, larger ears and rougher coat.

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  • The retriever is a large dog used for retrieving game on land, as a water spaniel is used for the same purpose in water.

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  • The true Newfoundland is a very large dog and may reach 31 in.

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  • The English mastiff is a huge and powerful dog with pendent ears but short and silky coat.

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  • It is a clever, agile and powerful dog, extremely pugnacious in disposition.

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  • Glossary of Points of the Dog.

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  • "I will not kill a dog that barks at me," were words honestly expressing the temper of Vespasian.

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  • To these ecclesiastical precepts and expiations belong in particular the numerous ablutions, bodily chastisements, love of truth, beneficial works, support of comrades in the faith, alms, chastity, improvement of the land, arboriculture, breeding of cattle, agriculture, protection of useful animals, as the dog, the destruction of noxious animals, and the prohibition either to burn or to bury the dead.

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  • There is, of course, no sewerage system, the surfaces of the streets serving that purpose, and what garbage and refuse is not consumed by the dog scavengers washes down into the Tigris at the same place from which the water for drinking is drawn.

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  • The King's Own was a vast improvement, in point of construction, upon Frank Mildmay; and he went on, through a quick succession of tales, Newton Forster (1832), Peter Simple (1834), Jacob Faithful (1834), The Pacha of Many Tales (1835), Japhet in Search of a Father (1836), Mr Midshipman Easy (1836), The Pirate and the Three Cutters (1836), till he reached his highwater mark of constructive skill in Snarley-yow, or the Dog Fiend (1837).

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  • 5) is the dog violet, many forms or subspecies of which are recognized; V.

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  • - Dog Violet (Viola canina), half nat.

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  • Demodex folliculorum is also a common parasite of the sebaceous glands of the skin of the face in man, and is frequent in the skin of the dog.

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  • Pocock, "Ancestors and Relatives of the Dog," in The Kennel Encyclopaedia (London, 1907).

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  • The scorpion, attacking the genitals of the bull, is sent by Ahriman from the lower world to defeat the purpose of the sacrifice; the dog, springing towards the wound in the bull's side, was venerated by the Persians as the companion of Mithras; the serpent is the symbol of the earth being made fertile by drinking the blood of the sacrificial bull; the raven, towards which Mithras turns his face as if for direction, is the herald of the Sun-god, whose bust is near by, and who has ordered the sacrifice; various plants near the bull, and heads of wheat springing from his tail, symbolize the result of the sacrifice; the cypress is perhaps the tree of immortality.

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  • Of these by far the most remarkable is the Scott monument in East Princes Street Gardens, designed by George Meikle Kemp (1795-1844); it is in the form of a spiral Gothic cross with a central canopy beneath which is a seated statue of Scott with his dog " Maida " at his side, by Sir John Steell, the niches being occupied by characters in Sir Walter's writings.

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  • Other animals fairly numerous are the spotted hyena, long-eared fox, jackal, aard wolf, red lynx, wild cat, wild dog and wart hog.

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  • Among the animals indigenous to the country are seven species of the cat family, including the puma, the jaguar and the ocelot; the wild dog (Canis Azarae); several representatives of the marten family, including two species of Galictis, two of the otter (Lutra brasiliensis and L.

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  • 6° C i Capital of Federal District Capitals of States and Territories 0 Railways of Venezuela - the horse, ass, ox, sheep, goat, hog, dog, cat, &c. - are not indigenous.

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  • These observations have been verified in the rabbit, mouse, fowl, guinea-pig and cat by Davidsohn, occasionally in the dog by Lubarsch; and confirmatory observations have also been made by Czerny and Maximoff.

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  • The word is apparently from a Norman-French kenil (this form does not occur, but is seen in the Norman kinet, a little dog), modern French chenil, from popular Latin canile, place for a dog, canis, cf.

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  • Edmund Kean, the actor, had one which followed him about like a dog.

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  • E, F, result of digestion of cysticercus in the stomach of the dog.

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  • Cystotaenia coenurus, intestine of dog and wolf, larva (a coenurus, fig.

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  • I I) in the brain of sheep; allied forms occur mature in the dog and larval in the rabbit.

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  • Echinococcifer echinococcus, a minute form with only three to five proglottides, in dog, wolf, jackal.

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  • His biographical studies, Franz von Assisi (1856; 2nd ed., 1892), Katerina von Siena (1864; 2nd ed., 1892), Neue Propheten (Di Jungfrau von Orleans, Savonarola, Thomas Miinzer) are judiciou and sympathetic. Other works are: Hutterus redivivus oder Dog matik der evang.-luth.

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  • Six or seven species of mosquitoes are also the intermediate hosts of Filaria immitis, which infests the right auricle and pulmonary artery of the dog, and occurs throughout the tropics, in southern Europe, the United States of America, and elsewhere.

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  • Reflection shows that our apprehension of the tree is conditioned by the sense-organs with which we have been endowed, and that the apprehension of a blind man, and still more the apprehension of a dog or horse, is quite different from ours.

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  • What the tree is in itself - that is, for a perfect intelligence - we cannot know, any more than a dog or horse can know what the tree is for a human intelligence.

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  • The dog days (doyO)

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  • The true Carnivora are three only, the bear, the dog and the marten.

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  • Domestic animals have for representatives the horse (uma), a small beast with little beauty of form though possessing much hardihood and endurance; the ox (ushs)~mainly a beast of burden or draught; the pig (buta), very occasionally; the dog (mu), an unsightly and useless brute; the cat (neko), with a stump in lieu of a tail; barndoor fowl (niwa-tori), ducks (ahiro) and pigeons (hato).

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  • It has been suggested that they were descendants of the Visigoths, and Michael derives the name from caws (dog) and Goth.

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  • He also met Thackeray, who wrote from Rome to the young Millais: "Here is a versatile young dog, who will run you close for the presidentship one of these days."

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  • The domestic dog would be brought into the sacred circle through the increased veneration for animals, and the more pronounced view in later times of Anubis as servant, messenger and custodian of the gods.

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  • Another Argus, the old dog of Odysseus, who recognized his master on his return to Ithaca, figures in one of the best-known incidents in Homer's Odyssey (xvii.

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  • The Maltese dog was never wild and has ceased to exist as a breed.

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  • Meleager is represented as a tall, vigorous youth with curly hair, holding a javelin or a boar's head, and accompanied by a dog.

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  • of Agriculture.) Excepting for extensive and rapid travel over the snow in the Arctic regions by means of dog sleds, the extremely limited transportation by dog travail (or sledge) in the Sioux province, and the use of the llama as a beast of burden Travel.

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  • They had a temple and altar on the Via Sacra, near the Palatine, and were represented on coins as young men wearing the chlamys, carrying lances, seated, with a dog, the emblem of watchfulness, at their feet.

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  • In their natural state the islands were without land mammals, and the Polynesian immigrants brought but two in their canoes - a dog, now extinct, and a black rat, now rarely seen.

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  • They include the mandible of a mastodon and a portion of a vertebra of a large fish, both found in the Lower Madison Valley; the skull and other parts of a dog (Mesocyon drummondanus), found near Drummond, Granite county; the skull of a Poatrephes paludicola, found near New Chicago,.

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  • Here are found the lynx, the " mountain lion " or puma, the prairie and timber wolves, the jack rabbit, the prairie dog (gopher), the black, the brown and, occasionally, the grizzly bear.

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  • The prairie dog is found everywhere.

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  • The characteristic Chinese mode of dividing the "yellow road " of the sun was, however, by the twelve "cyclical animals " - Rat, Ox, Tiger, Hare, Dragon or Crocodile, Serpent, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Hen, Dog, Pig.

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  • The Hare (or Rabbit), Monkey, Dog and Serpent reappeared without change; for the Tiger, Crocodile and Hen, unknown in America, the Ocelot, Lizard and Eagle were substituted as analogous.6 The Aztec calendar dated from the 7th century; but the zodiacal tradition embodied by it was doubtless much more ancient.

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  • The language is so complete that the dog, pig, crow and other common or unclean animals are all expressed by special words, while the actions of royalty, such as eating, sleeping, walking, speaking, bathing, dying, are spoken of in words quite distinct from those used to describe similar actions of ordinary people.

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  • The animals sacred to him were the dog and the vulture.

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  • 6: " do not care for the good pup of a bad dog, much less for the bad pup of a bad dog ").

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  • The state makes provision for revenue for school purposes as follows: (1) the interest on the Bond of the Commonwealth for $1,327,000 00; (2) dividends on 798 shares of the capital stock of the Bank of Kentucky - representing a par value of $79,800.00; (3) the interest at 6% on the Bond of the Commonwealth for $381,986.08, which is a perpetual obligation in favour of the several counties; (4) the interest at 6% on $606,641.03, which was received from the United States; (5) the annual tax of 262 cents on each $100 of value of all real and personal estate and corporate franchises directed to be assessed for taxation; (6) a certain portion of fines, forfeitures and licences realized by the state; and (7) a portion of the dog taxes of each county.

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  • rat, bull, tiger, hare, dragon, serpent, horse, goat, ape, cock, dog, pig, which may possibly be an imitation of the ordinary Babylonian-Greek zodiac familiar to ourselves.

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  • After the Toltecs came the Chichimecs, whose name, derived from chici, dog, is applied to many rude tribes; they are said to have come from Amaquemecan under a king named Xolotl, names which being Aztec imply that the nation was Nahua; at any rate they appear afterwards as fusing with more cultured.

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  • ' The corpse laid out in state was provided by the priest with a jug of water for his journey, and with bunches of cut papers to pass him safely through each danger of the road - the place where the two mountains strike together, the road guarded by the great snake and the great alligator, the eight deserts and the eight hills; they gave him garments to protect him from the cutting wind, and buried a little dog by his side to carry him across the nine waters.

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  • ==Dog== Actual dog-worship is uncommon; the Nosarii of western Asia are said to worship a dog; the Kalangs of Java had a cult of the red dog, each family keeping one in the house; according to one authority the dogs are images of wood which are worshipped after the death of a member of the family and burnt after a thousand days.

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  • COYOTE, the Indian name for a North American member of the dog family, also known as the prairie-wolf, and scientifically as Canis latrans.

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  • They often bear animal names, and it is dangerous to call a cat or dog without pointing at the animal, for a Jinni of the same name may be present and may take advantage of the invocation.

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  • The grizzly bear, cougar, coyote, prairie dog and antelope are still found in several of the Western states, and the grey wolf is common in the West and in northern Minnesota, \Visconsin and Michigan.

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  • The Golden Dog, William Kirby'S (1817-1906) Fascinating Romance Of Old Quebec, Appeared In 1877, In A Pirated Edition.

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  • They are due to a peculiar development of the eggs of the tape-worm of the dog, which have been received into the alimentary canal with infected water or uncooked vegetables, such as watercress.

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  • From the wood, platters, axe-handles, snow-shoe frames, and dog sledges are made, and it is worked into articles of furniture which are susceptible of a good polish.

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  • One of the table delicacies of former days was a particular breed of dog which was fed exclusively on poi before it was killed, cooked and served.

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  • He carries its operation beforereason still farther, supposing that " attuition " makes particular inferences about outside objects, and that a man, or a dog, through association " attuites " sequence and invariableness of succession, and, in fact, gets as far in the direction of causation as Hume thought it possible to go at all.

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  • Laurie's view is that a dog who has no higher faculty than " attuition," can go no farther; but that a man goes farther by reason.

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  • When wounded it requires to be approached with caution, as it will then attack either man or dog with its long sharp bill and its acute claws.

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  • In South America there is considerable superficial resemblance between the little bush dog (Speothos venaticus) of Guiana and Brazil and the large weasel-like animal of the same countries - the tayra (Galera barbara).

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  • Dog >>

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  • dens-canis, the Dog's Tooth Violet, is a pretty dwarf bulbous plant with spotted leaves, and rosy or white flowers produced in spring, and having reflexed petals.

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  • CERBERUS, in Greek mythology, the dog who guarded the entrance to the lower world.

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  • The clouded tiger or rimau bulu (Felis macroscelis) is also known, as well as the Malay bear and wild dog.

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  • DoG WoLF.-See Wolf, below.

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  • In common parlance, it may be described as a species of wild dog with close affinity to the bear.

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  • was established, and whose works were popular - such an author as Thomson, whose Seasons was in every library, such an author as Fielding, whose Pasquin had had a greater run than any drama since The Beggar's Opera - was sometimes glad to obtain, by pawning his best coat, the means of dining on tripe at a cookshop underground, where he could wipe his hands, after his greasy meal, on the back of a Newfoundland dog.

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  • In some German states and communes certain dues (such as the dog tax in Saxony), death duties and particularly dues payable in respect of public entertainments and police court fines, are assigned to the poorrelief chest.

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  • It was noted for the first time in this February speech, but the most striking instance was in a speech on Mr Osborne Morgan's Burials Bill in April 1875, in which he described a Quaker funeral, and protested against the "miserable superstition of the phrase `buried like a dog.'" "In that sense," he said, "I shall be buried like a dog, and all those with whom I am best acquainted, whom I best love and esteem, will be ` buried like a dog.'

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  • The Cruelty to Animals Acts 1849 and 1854 render liable to prosecution and fine practically any act of cruelty to an animal; such acts as dubbing a cock, cropping the ears of a dog or dishorning cattle, are offences.

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  • The Dogs Act 1865 rendered owners of dogs liable for injuries to cattle and sheep; the Dogs Act 1906 extended the owner's liability for injury done to any cattle by a dog, and further, where a dog is proved to have injured cattle or chased sheep it may be treated as a dangerous dog and must be kept under proper control or be destroyed.

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  • The common or pariah dog is generally of sandy color; in Upper Egypt there is a breed of wiry rough-haired black dogs, noted for their fierceness.

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  • The dog was of many varieties as early as the XIIth Dynasty, when the greyhound and turnspit and other well-marked forms are seen.

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  • ~ the nome of the dog Anubis, the 17th or Cynopolite nome of Upper Egypt.

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  • Though the Khalif were hapless as Bayezid, cruel as Murad, or mad as Ibrahim, he is the shadow of God, and every Moslem must leap up at his call ou will say, The Egyptian is more ungrateful than a dog, which remembers the hand that fed him.

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  • Larger and thicker in the rabbit, when excited it gives rise in that animal to movements of the eyes and of the fore-limbs and neck; but it is only in much higher types, such as the dog, that the cortex yields, under experimental excitation, definitely localized foci, whence can be evoked movements of the fore-limb, hind-limb, neck, eyes, ears and face.

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  • In the dog it has been proved that after removal from the animal of every vestige of its cortex cerebri, it still executes habitual acts of great motor complexity requiring extraordinarily delicate adjustment of muscular contraction.

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  • It can walk, run and feed; such an animal, on wounding its foot, will run on three legs, as will a normal dog under similar mischance.

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  • Throughout three years such a dog failed to learn that the attendant's lifting it from the cage at a certain hour was the preliminary circumstance of the feedinghour; yet it did exhibit hunger, and would refuse further food when a sufficiency had been taken.

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  • The surface of the province is a gentle slope from the south-west towards the north-east, where it terminates in the long ridge of hills known as the Hondsrug (Dog's Back) extending along the eastern border into Groningen.

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  • Along with the calcined human bones were bones of animals, among which those of the horse and the dog were distinguished.

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  • Comparatively cheerful beside these two is the remaining subject of the student saint reading in his chamber, with his dog and domestic lion resting near him, and a marvellous play of varied surface and chequered light on the floor and ceiling of his apartment and on all the objects which it contains.

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  • The immediate cause was the shock of an accident to her dog.

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  • Tradition tells that James vowed " to make the key keep the castle, and the bush keep the cow," even though he " lived a dog's life " in the endeavour.

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  • There is no evidence that the use of the dog (Jos.

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  • The lion was occasionally trained as a hunting animal instead of the dog.

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  • The great authority already quoted, the 8th duke of Beaufort, noted as a very extraordinary but well-known fact, for example, "that in nine cases out of ten if a fox is coursed by a dog during a run all scent ceases afterwards, even when you get your hounds to the line of the fox beyond where the dog has been."

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  • In the interests of humanity care should be taken that the earth-stopper always has with him a small terrier, as it is often necessary to "stop-out" permanently; and unless a dog is run through the drain some unfortunate creature in it, a fox, cat or rabbit, may be imprisoned and starved to death.

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  • Plato mentions that the Phrygian words for "dog," "fire," &c., were the same as the Greek; and to these we may add from inscriptions the words for "mother," "king," &c. A few inscriptions of the ancient period are known, and a larger number of the Roman period have been published in the Oesterreichische Jahreshefte (1905).

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  • The dog, swine, goat and sheep were alone found upon the island by the Spanish conquerors.

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  • In some respects it approaches the dog more nearly than the cat tribe.

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  • The wild dog, or dhole (Cyon), is found in all the wilder jungles of India, including Assam and Lower Burma.

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  • A peculiar variety of wild dog exists in the Karen hills of Burma, thus described from a specimen in confinement.

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  • Among other dogs of India are the pariah, which is merely a mongrel, run wild and half starved; the poligar dog, an immense creature peculiar to the south; the greyhound, used for coursing; and the mastiff of Tibet and Bhutan.

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  • Ninnis, using dog sledges, set out for a long journey to the S.

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  • He was expelled from the town, and withdrew into the forest, where he would have perished had not a dog belonging to a nobleman named Gothardus supplied him with bread.

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  • He is usually represented in the garb of a pilgrim, with a wound in his thigh, and with a dog near him carrying a loaf in its mouth.

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  • A dog is brought in to take a last look at his inanimate master in order to drive away the evil spirits.

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  • There are a number of museums; the historical (archaeological and medieval), the natural history (in which the skin of Barry, the famous St Bernard dog, is preserved), the art (mainly modern Swiss pictures), and the Alpine (in which are collections of all kinds relating to the Swiss Alps).

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  • Lewis's prairie dog, the cottontail rabbit, the coyote, the grey wolf and the kit fox are all animals of the plains.

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  • The dog, the cat, the pig, the domestic fowl (which is not very obviously related to the bantam of the woods), the buffalo, a smaller breed than that met with in the Malayan Peninsula, and in some districts bullocks of the Brahmin breed and small horses, are the principal domestic animals.

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  • On April 6 1912, accompanied by P. Freuchen and two Eskimo, he set out with dog sledges from Inglefield Gulf to cross the inland ice in search of E.

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  • de Quervain made a successful journey across the southern part of the ice-cap, travelling with the help of dog sledges from Torsukatak Fjord on Disco Bay to Angmagsalik in about 30 days.

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  • The elementary schools are maintained from the proceeds of the state school funds, consisting of interest on the literary fund, a portion of the state poll tax, a property tax not less than one mill nor more than five mills on the dollar, and special appropriations; county funds, consisting principally of a property tax; and district funds, consisting principally of a property tax and a dog tax.

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  • Lysimachus was killed; after some days his body, watched by a faithful dog, was found on the field, and given up to his son Alexander, by whom it was interred at Lysimachia.

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  • On land, however, whither they resort to breed, they seek food of their own taking, whether small mammals, little birds, insects or berries; but even here their uncommon courage is exhibited, and they will defend their homes and offspring with the utmost spirit against any intruder, repeatedly shooting down on man or dog that invades their haunts, while every bird almost, from an eagle downwards, is repelled by buffets or something worse.

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  • BRAN, in Celtic legend, the name of (1) the hero of the Welsh Mabinogi of Branwen, who dies in the attempt to avenge his sister's wrongs; he is the son of Llyr (= the Irish sea-god Ler), identified with the Irish Bran mac Allait, Allait being a synonym of Ler; (2) the son of Febal, known only through the 8th-century Irish epic, The Voyage of Bran (to the world below); (3) the dog of Ossian's Fingal.

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  • DINGO, a name applied apparently by Europeans to the warrigal, or native Australian dog, the Canis dingo of J.

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  • The dingo is a stoutly-built, rather short-legged, sandy-coloured dog, intermediate in size between a jackal and a wolf, and measuring about 51 in.

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  • Confirmation of this is afforded by the occurrence in the mountains of Java of a pariah-like dog which has reverted to an almost completely wild condition; and likewise by the fact that the old voyagers met with dogs more or less similar to the dingo in New Guinea, New Zealand and the Solomon and certain other of the smaller Pacific islands.

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  • On the whole, then, the most probable explanation of the case is that the dingo is an introduced species closely allied to the Indian pariah dog.

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  • And the dog, the companion of Sraosha, is there too.

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  • For Tobit differs from all other books of the Bible in containing the only polite reference to the dog.

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  • Tobias's dog indeed does nothing but accompany his young master on his journey to Ecbatana and back.

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  • But he is there as the companion and friend of man, which is Aryan and not Semitic. So alien indeed is this from the Semitic mind that in the Aramaic and Hebrew versions the dog does not appear.

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  • Even in K, the more Semitic of the two Greek versions, the dog has evidently been found an offence.

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  • The animals, domesticated or wild, like the horse or cow, the guardian dog, the bird of omen, naturally share the same life, and are approached with the same invocation.

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  • The Newfoundland dog will not live in India, and the Spanish breed of fowls in this country suffer more from frost than most others.

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  • Hume's casual allusion to "this famous atheist" and his "hideous hypothesis" is a fair specimen of the tone in which he is usually referred to; people talked about Spinoza, Lessing said, "as if he were a dead dog."

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  • Her first living patient was a shepherd's dog.

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  • Among other works he painted his own portrait with his dog, and "The Man with a Pipe," both of which were rejected by the jury of the Salon; but the younger school of critics, the neo-romantics and realists, loudly sang the praises of Courbet, who by 1849 began to be famous, producing such pictures as "After Dinner at Ornans" and "The Valley of the Loire."

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  • These are P. megapodius, called El Turco by the natives, which is noticeable for its ungainly appearance and awkward gait; the P. albicollis, which inhabits barren hillsides and is called tapacollo from the manner of carrying its tail turned far forward over its back; the P. rubecula, of Chiloe, a small timid denizen of the gloomy forest, called the cheucau or chuca, whose two or three notes are believed by the superstitious natives to be auguries of impending success or disaster; and an allied species (Hylactes Tarnii, King) called the guid-guid or barking bird, whose cry is a close imitation of the yelp of a small dog.

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  • Here all the prescriptions of puritypartly connected with national customs, and impossible of execution abroad were diligently observed; and even the injunction not to pollute earth with corpses, but to cast out the dead to vulture and dog, was obeyed in its full force.

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  • They are exceedingly voracious, a single condor of moderate size having been known, according to Orton, to devour a calf, a sheep and a dog in a single week.

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  • They are naturally timid and inoffensive, but the larger kinds when hard pressed will turn and defend themselves, sometimes killing a dog by grasping it in their fore-paws, and inflicting terrible wounds with the sharp claws of their powerful hind-legs, supporting themselves meanwhile upon the tail.

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  • But it is characteristic of his strong nature that, where he does betray any sign of human sympathy or tenderness, it is for those who by their weakness and position are dependent on others for their protection - as for " the peasant boy with the little dog, his playfellow," 1 or for " the home-sick lad from the Sabine highlands, who sighs for his mother whom he has not seen for a long time, and for the little hut and the familiar kids."2 If Juvenal is to be ranked as a great moralist, it is not for his greatness and consistency as a thinker on moral questions.

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  • Polyangium primigenum, red fructification on dog's dung (X40) C. Chondromyces apiculatus, orange fructification on antelope's dung.

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  • The serum of the susceptible rabbit, for example, is bactericidal to this organism, whilst the serum of the immune dog is not.

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  • chakal), a name properly restricted to Canis aureus, a wolf-like wild member of the dog family inhabiting eastern Europe and southern Asia, but extended to include a number of allied species.

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  • p. 416, suggests that the name means "dog," against which see J.

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  • In her six hands are torches, sometimes a snake, a key (as wardress of the lower world), a whip or a dagger; her favourite animal was the dog, which was sacrificed to her - an indication of her nonHellenic origin, since this animal very rarely fills this part in genuine Greek ritual.

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  • The Demon of Tedworth, the Black Dog of Winchester and the Padfoot of Wakefield all shared the characteristics of the Barghest of York.

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  • The distinction does not seem to lie principally in the range and delicacy of direct sensation, as may be judged from such well-known facts as man's inferiority to the eagle in sight, or to the dog in scent.

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  • In Cynosurus (Dog's tail) -- C the pectinate involucre which conceals the spikelet is a barren or abortive spikelet.

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  • The only British representative is Cynodon Dactylon (dog's tooth, Bermuda grass) found on sandy shores in the south-west of England; it is a cosmopolitan, covering the ground in sandy soils, and forming an important forage grass in many dry climates (Bermuda grass of the southern United States, and known as durba, dub and other names in India).

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  • Cynosurus cristatus (dog's tail) is a common pasturegrass.

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  • Leopards, both spotted and black, are numerous and often of great size; hyaenas are found everywhere and are hardy and fierce; the lynx, wolf, wild dog and jackal are also common.

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  • "He shall come in like a fox, reign like a lion, die like a dog," is a gibe wrongly held to be a prophecy of his unfortunate predecessor.

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  • Though, according to breeders, evidence of telegony has been found in nearly all the different kinds of domestic mammals and birds, most stress has been laid on instances of "infection" in the horse and dog families.

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  • Two of the purest breeds at the present day are the Scottish deerhound and the Dalmatian (spotted carriage-dog), A deerhound after having seven pups to a Dalmatian was put to a dog of her own breed.

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  • Having had ample opportunity of being "corrupted," the fox-terrier was mated with a prize dog of her own strain.

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  • keleb, " dog"), in the Bible, one of the spies sent by Moses from Kadesh in South Palestine to spy out the land of Canaan.

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  • Other carnivora more or less common to the colony are the spotted hyena, aard-wolf (or Proteles), silver jackal, the Otocyon or Cape wild dog, and various kinds of wild cats.

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  • after it and it then stopped as a timid dog would do, crouching down and permitting me to seize it by the neck and carry it off."

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  • - Milk and Permanent Dentitions of Upper (I.) and Lower (II.) Jaws of the Dog (Canis), with the symbols by which the different teeth are designated.

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  • (ab or the horse and the dog may be cited as instances where the single caecum is of large size, this being especially the case of the former, where it is of enormous dimensions; in human beings, on the other hand, the caecum is rudimentary, and best known in connexion with " appendicitis."

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  • Very different, on the other hand, is the condition of things in Australia and Papua, where marsupials (and monotremes) are the dominant forms of mammalian life, the placentals being represented (apart from bats, which are mainly of an Asiatic type) only by a number of more or less aberrant rodents belonging to the mouse-tribe, and in Australia by the dingo, or native dog, and in New Guinea by a wild pig.

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  • In the alpine region are found the badger (Meles taxes), the ermine (Putorius ermineus) and six other Mustelidae, the wild dog (Canis alpinus), the common and the black-eared fox (C. melanotis), while the corsac fox (C. corsac) is met with only on the plains.

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  • It should be remembered that what with the known timidity of his colleagues, and what with the strength and violence of the Russian party in England, his achievement at Berlin was like the reclamation of butter from a dog's mouth; as Prince Bismarck understood in acknowledging Disraeli's gifts of statesmanship. It should also be remembered, when his Eastern policy in 1876-1878 is denounced as malign and a failure, that it was never carried out.

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  • She is accompanied often by a deer or a dog.

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  • Two viceroys, earlier wooers, were burned to death by her orders for their impertinence, and she refused the hand of Olaf Trygvessiin, king of Norway, rather than submit to baptism, whereupon the indignant monarch struck her on the mouth with his gauntlet and told her she was a worse pagan than any dog.

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  • The eastern tribes salute by squeezing simultaneously the nose and stomach, and both there and on the north coast friendship is ratified by sacrificing a dog.

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  • Fauna and Flora.-Of wild animals the most characteristic are the black bear, puma, prairie wolf, timber wolf, fox, deer, antelope, squirrel, rabbit and prairie dog.

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  • Besides the dog and the pig, which (with the domestic fowl) must have been introduced in early times, the only land mammals are certain species of rats and bats.

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  • Helbig suggested that the word κύων (dog), which is connected with the sphinx in the tragedians, was used by Homer for the sphinx, but this theory has not met with general acceptance.

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  • In Australia the Theory of natives believe that the wild dog has the power of speech, like the cat of the Coverley witch in the Spectator.

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  • Among the Tinneh a miraculous dog, who, like an enchanted fairy prince, could assume the form of a handsome young man, is the chief divine being of the myths.

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  • The heretical worship of the solar disk interrupted the course of Egyptian religion under some reforming kings, but the great and glorious Ramesside Dynasty (XIX.) restored " Orus and Isis and the dog Anubis " with the rest of the semitheriomorphic deities.

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  • lxxi.), where he says that the Egyptians worship actual beasts, " whereas the Greeks both speak and believe correctly, saying that the dove is the sacred animal of Aphrodite, the raven of Apollo, the dog of Artemis," and so forth.

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  • Among the Tinneh, the frame of a dog (which could assume the form of a handsome young man) became the first material of most things.

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  • The dog, like Osiris, Dionysus, Purusha and other gods, was torn to pieces by giants; the fragments became many of the things in the world (Bancroft i.

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  • Even here the existence of earth for the dog to live in is assumed.

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  • Petrarch refuses to believe that any good thing can come out of Arabia, and speaks of Averroes as a mad dog barking against the church.

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  • A few rodents have increased in numbers; the prairie dog especially is a pest in the alfalfa fields of the arid lands (as are pocket-gophers at places in the east).

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  • He is represented as a monster with three heads or three bodies (triformis, trigeminus), sometimes with wings, and as the owner of herds of red cattle, which were tended by the giant shepherd Eurytion and the two-headed dog Orthrus.

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  • The dingo or dog of the latter is wanting; and the Tasmanian devil and tiger, or wolf, are peculiar to the island.

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  • Among the lowest races the culture-hero commonly wears a bestial guise, is a spider (Melanesia), an eagle hawk (in some myths and south-east Australia), a coyote (north-west America), a dog or raven (Thlinkeet), a mantis insect (Bushman), and so forth, yet is endowed with human or even super-human qualities, and often shades off into a permanent and practically deathless god.

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  • It was as annoying as dog shit on new shoes.

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  • Together we let a dog choos us at the local humane society.

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  • Our dog spotted a rabbit crossing his driveway and lurched forward to give chase, tangling me in his leach as I answered.

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  • I explained to Detective Jackson that my wife and a friend's child were out walking our dog as I frantically dialed Betsy's cell phone.

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  • The search continued for four and a half days, with the unrelenting tenacity of a hungry bull dog on a soup bone.

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  • Does their version of a dog have eight legs?