Prisoners in the Hands of the Comanches.--The "Lingo" of the Plains.--The Ransom and Rescue.--Dog Meat.
PETS rtfm.mit.edu The pub/usenet/rec.pets.dogs and pub/usenet.rec.pets.cats directories have documents on the respective animals.
Possibly, gentlemen, you may fancy that, on the model of Caesar's address to his poor ferryman,--"Caesarem vehis et fortunas ejus"--M. Des Cartes needed only to have said,--"Dogs, you cannot cut my throat, for you carry Des Cartes and his philosophy," and might safely have defied them to do their worst.
Another called the Syrian Queen, which he had imitated from the Rodogune of Corneille, was refused with more sincerity by Colman.
But he had wrestled a great deal with the Indians of the north, who fought as their half-wolf sledgedogs fought, and he employed their methods now.
Anyhow the Schipperke is no more "tailless" than the old English Sheepdog.
No man had a more thorough knowledge of the proper night stations, where good feed might be procured for his charge, and good liquor for Watch and himself; Watch, like other sheepdogs, being accustomed to live chiefly on bread and beer, while his master preferred gin.
They swam like waterdogs.
Momma" had all the insolence of the underdog.
"My own make--Underdogs--clear Havana--six cents apiece."
And growing up in relation to Liberalism and sustained by it is the great body of scientific knowledge, which professes at least to be absolutely undogmatic and perpetually on its trial and under assay and re-examination.
The Men of War cry, Pox on't, this is dull, We are for rough Sports,--Dog Hector, and the Bull.
He ascended the Upper Nile to Urondogami; hippopotamuses snorted in the swamps, waders and guinea-fowl rose in flight, while a herd of antelopes sped flying through the tall grasses.
This is another claimant for a Roman send-off to its history, and with better grounds than Poole, though here again authorities differ, some maintaining that Badbury Rings, the scene of the great defeat of the West Saxons by the British, was the original Vindogladia.
I added: "Bartholomew Storrs, as sexton, has constituted himself watchdog of our graves and censor of our dead.
He proceeds as follows: "This jealousy betrayed itself still more when Michelangelo once begged the loan of a certain sketch-book, wherein Domenico had portrayed shepherds with their flocks and watchdogs, landscapes, buildings, ruins, and such-like things.
Many places where they needed just such a method of transportation as we of the North know so well,--dogs.
Maria Immacolata Altoviti Avila Badoglio (C); 14Feb64; R332540.
The chief disputants in the discussion were Captain G. A. Graham, of Dursley, Mr. G. W. Hickman, Mr. F. Adcock, and the Rev. M. B. Wynn, and the main point as issue was whether the dog then imperfectly known as the Irish Wolfdog was a true descendant of the ancient Canis graius Hibernicus, or whether it was a mere manufactured mongrel, owing its origin to an admixture of the Great Dane and the dog of the Pyrenees, modified and brought to type by a cross with the Highland Deerhound.
19.--DOG POST AT LAKE SUPERIOR.
APPENDIX Note 1, p. 3.--Dogs.
337.--Doge of Venice.
338.--Doge of Venice in Ceremonial Costume of the Sixteenth Century.
There are similar caverns which have been used as burial-places in many other localities in this country; on the island of Andog, in Borongan (a short time ago it contained skulls); also at Batinguitan, three hours from Borongan, on the banks of a little brook; and in Guiuan, on the little island of Monhon, which is difficult of approach by reason of the boisterous sea.
Out, you bawling bandog!
Like the Mastiff, of which it is a smaller form, it is a descendant of the "Alaunt," Mastive, or Bandog, described by Dr. Caius, who states that "the Mastyve or Bandogge is vaste, huge, stubborne, ougly and eager, of a hevy, and burthenous body, and therefore but of little swiftnesse, terrible and frightful to beholde, and more fearce and fell than any Arcadian curre."
Anything for a quiett lyfe Aphorisme Aporn Apple-squier Arch-pillers Argentum potabile Artillery Garden Artire Ascapart Assoyle Bables Babyes Back side Bacon, Roger Baffeld ( = treated ignominiously) Bainardes Castle Bale of dice Bandogs Banks' horse Bantam Barleybreak Basolas manos Basses Bastard Bavyn Bayting Beare a braine Beetle Bermudas Berwick, pacification of Besognio Best hand, buy at the Bezoar Bilbo mettle Biron, Marechal de Bisseling Blacke and blewe Blacke gard Black Jacks Bob'd Bombards Bonos nocthus Booke ("Williams craves his booke") Borachos Bossed Bottom, Brass, coinage of Braule Braunched Braves Bree Broad cloth, exportation of Brond Browne, Sir Thomas, quoted Browne-bastard Build a sconce.--See Sconce Bull (the executioner) Bullets wrapt in fire Bullyes Bumbarrels Bu'oy Burnt Buskes Busse, the (Hertogenbosch taken in 1629, after a memorable siege, by Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange) Cage (prison) Cales Calisto, MS.
THE FRENCH BULLDOG (BOULEDOGUE FRANCAIS) There appears to be no doubt that the French Bulldog originated in England, and is an offshoot of the English miniature variety Bulldog, not the Bulldog one sees on the bench to-day, but of the tulip-eared and short underjawed specimens which were common in London, Nottingham, Birmingham, and Sheffield in the early 'fifties.
William of Tripoli, in the work above mentioned, says: "Bondogar, as a soldier, was not inferior to Julius Caesar, nor in malignity to Nero."
The "Bomo" dance is followed with scarce a pause by the "Lewa," a kind of festal revel, in which the dancers move inwards and outwards as they circle round; and this in turn yields place to the "Bondogaya" and two religious figures, the "Damali" and "Chinughi," which are said when properly performed to give men the power of divination.
Until a few years ago the two were interbred, but disputes as to their essential differences led the Kennel Club to intervene and the types have since been kept rigidly apart, the smart little bat-eared Bulldogs of France receiving recognition under the breed name of Bouledogues Francais.
He looks fiendish then, and he is a true bulldog.
81 Thessalon=ica, a chief city of Macedonia, now called Salonichi Thracia, a large country of Europe, eastward from Macedonia, commonly called Romania, bounded by the Euxine and Aegean Seas Th=ur=ii, or T=ur=ii, an ancient people of Italy, Torre Brodogneto Tigur=inus Pagus, one of the four districts into which the Helvetii were divided according to Caesar, the ancient inhabitants of the canton of Zurich in Switzerland, cut to pieces by Caesar, G. i. 12 Titus Ampius attempts sacrilege, but is prevented, C. iii.
In other words, "the general appearance of the Miniature Bulldog must as nearly as possible resemble that of the Big Bulldog"--a terse sentence which comprises in itself all that can be said on the subject.
In their leaden colored "war paint" they looked menacing and bulldoggish.
The first mention of "Bulldog" as the distinctive name of this now national breed occurs in a letter, written by Prestwich Eaton from St. Sebastian to George Wellingham in St. Swithin's Lane, London, in 1631 or 1632, "for a good Mastive dogge, a case of bottles replenished with the best lickour, and pray proceur mee two good bulldoggs, and let them be sent by ye first shipp."
The decline of bull-baiting and dog-fighting after the passing of the Bill prohibiting these sports was responsible for a lack of interest in perpetuating the breed of Bulldogs.
As I am now speaking of so many of his military preferments, I will dispatch the account of them by observing, that, on the 24th January 1729-30, he was advanced to the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the same regiment, long under the command of Lord Cadogan, with whose friendship this brave and vigilant officer was also honoured for many years.
She secretly envied Nancy's unconscious gift of drawing people to her instantly; men, women, children,--dogs and horses, for that matter.
R. CANINA.--Dog Rose.
A society of gentlemen and artists, to which Buonarroti belonged, conceived the plan of erecting buildings of suitable size and grandeur on the Campidoglio.
"Io vi mando questo foglio Dalle lagrime rigato, Sotto scritto dal cordoglio Dai pensieri sigillato Testimento del mio amore (Io) vi mando questo core."
"Now a murrain seize thee and thy news, thou scurvy dog," quoth the Tinker, "for thou speakest but ill of good men.
290 For ere that unto armes I me betooke, Unto my fathers sheepe I usde to looke, That yet the skill thereof I have not loste: Thereto right well this curdog, by my coste, (Meaning the Foxe,) will serve my sheepe to gather, And drive to follow after their belwether."
She saw a forbidden book glimmering in old, gilded leather--she saw its classic back turned mockingly toward her--the whole allure of the volume was impudent, dog- eared, devil-may-care-who-reads-me.
He wasn't your dog--' The answer was that I was to go up to my room and learn Bible verses until the Lord chastened my spirit.
a car, with no arrest, Killing a howling dog;-- Clanging trams, with haggard men Forcing their way within,-- Some compressed in a steaming-pen, Others soaked to the skin; Smoke and soot in the murky sky, Death in the tainted air, Each aware, were he to die, None in the crowd would care;-- Here and there a carriage fine, Cleaving the reeking mass; Scowling faces, ranged in line, Watching the rich man pass; Envy's gleam in many an eye, Hate in many a threat; Why should he be warm and dry, And they be cold and wet?
She said to the dog:-- "Now listen.
=Alpatok, the Story of an Eskimo Dog.= Alpatok, an Eskimo dog from the far north, was stolen from his master and left to starve in a strange city, but was befriended and cared for, until he was able to return to his owner.