"Under these circumstances I wouldn't do anything as mean as that to a dog!"
Gib shook himself like a great dog, and fell to his breakfast without a word.
Have you never seen a dog in a fight bite the hand of one who would succour him?" "Maybe, maybe," said the gentleman.
"And you mean," Mademoiselle cried, "you are dog enough to use those names?
All those qualms about the dog and cray-fish melt before it.
Lamb had confessed, in a previous letter to Barton, to having once wantonly set a dog upon a cray-fish.
It was fortunate for these men, if Timon took a fancy to a dog, or a horse, or any piece of cheap furniture which was theirs.
" That which M. Vassili was pleased to call his little dog-hole in the Champs Élysées was, in fact, a gorgeous house in the tawdry style of modern Parisresplendent in gray iron railings, and high gate-posts surmounted by green cactus plants cunningly devised in cast iron.
"I admit that the peasants have themselves to blamejust as a dog has himself to blame when he is caught in a trap.
" "Quite," answered Paul; "and it is the obvious duty of those who know better to teach the dog to avoid the places where the traps are set.
You have all read your Darwin carefully enough to know that neither camels, horses, nor deer would have evolved as they did except for the stimulus given to their limb and speed development by the contemporaneous evolution of their enemies in the dog family.
A hare will run up a hill best, from her fore-legs being short; a dog down.'
"A short shrift for the mad dog," they clamoured, "who knows neither mercy nor pity.
They think, indeed; and so do the ox, and the horse, and the dog, and the elephantbut not as rational men ought to do; and this it is that constitutes the burden of complaint.
Bob took the dead dog up, and said, "John, we'll bury him after tea."
Six years have passed,a long time for a boy and a dog: Bob Ainslie is off to the wars; I am a medical student, and clerk at Minto House Hospital.
As I have said, he was brindled and gray like Rubislaw granite; his hair short, hard, and close, like a lion's; his body thick set, like a little bulla sort of compressed Hercules of a dog.
[*] The same large, heavy, menacing, combative, sombre, honest countenance, the same deep inevitable eye, the same look,as of thunder asleep, but ready,neither a dog nor a man to be trifled with.
Didn't you tell me something of having seen a schooner at New Bedford, that was about our build and burthen, and that you understood had been bought for a sealer?" "Ay, ay, sir," answered Stimson, as bluff an old sea-dog as ever flattened in a jib-sheet, "and that's the craft, as I'm a thinkin', Mr. Green.
"On approaching a house he was received by a dog which persisted in leaving its compliments on one of his legs.
For if we will observe how children learn languages, we shall find that, to make them understand what the names of simple ideas or substances stand for, people ordinarily show them the thing whereof they would have them have the idea; and then repeat to them the name that stands for it; as WHITE, SWEET, MILK, SUGAR, CAT, DOG.
A dog-cart rumbled by, and later, a brougham; people were not yet returned from driving on the country turnpikes.
He began to whimper like a beaten dog.
In the evening he returned, the man still following him like a pariah dog, to find the situation unaltered.
" Since Lucas's death Tawny Hudson had attached himself to Bertie, following him to and fro like a lost dog, somewhat to Dot's dismay; for, deeply though she pitied the great half-breed, there was something about him that frightened her.