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.
They swam like waterdogs.
She secretly envied Nancy's unconscious gift of drawing people to her instantly; men, women, children,--dogs and horses, for that matter.
APPENDIX Note 1, p. 3.--Dogs.
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 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.
In the following chapters the varieties of the dog are classified in the order of (1) Non-Sporting and Utility breeds, (2) Hounds, Gundogs and other Sporting breeds, (3) the Terriers, (4) Toy and Miniature breeds.
You don't go hunting grizzlies with a pack of lapdogs, an' you've got to expect to lose some of them sooner or later.
As the fighting ended and manoeuvring became the game, of course Mazarin came uppermost,--Mazarin, that super-Italian, finessing and fascinating, so deadly sweet, l'homme plus agreable du monde, as Madame de Motteville and Bussy-Rabutin call him,--flattering that he might win, avaricious that he might be magnificent, winning kings by jewelry and princesses by lapdogs,--too cowardly for any avoidable collision,--too cool and economical in his hatred to waste an antagonist by killing him, but always luring and cajoling him into an unwilling tool,--too serenely careless of popular emotion even to hate the mob of Paris, any more than a surgeon hates his own lancet when it cuts him; he only changes his grasp and holds it more cautiously.
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.
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.
Go, train the she-wolf's brood: Train dogs--that they may rend thee!
This feudal dog is frequently pictured by the poet in his ballads and romances, and in "The Lady of the Lake" we find the breed again mentioned as "--dogs of black St. Hubert's breed, Unmatched for courage, breath, and speed."
'--'Dogs', cats', and tigers' feet are digitated.
You dogs--you poor, fond, water-hearted dogs-- we hold you at the end of our pistols!"
A pack of hounds was once kept for general enjoyment in "New Preston;" but that pack has "gone to the dogs"-- hasn't been heard of for years.
The appearance of confusion on deck is completed by our thirty-three dogs1 chained to stanchions and bolts on the ice-house and on the main hatch, between the motor sledges.
The Editor who states the fact, adds, with as much coolness as though there was no barbarity in the matter, that he did not surrender until he was considerably maimed by the dogsA that had been set on him,--desperately fighting them, one of which he cut badly with a sword."
My master gave a large sum for his five dogs,--a slut and her four puppies.
"HUNTING MEN WITH DOGS.-A negro who had absconded from his master, and for whom a reward of $100 was offered, has been apprehended and committed to prison in Savannah.
'--Rampore hound.--Persian greyhound.--Caboolee dogs.--A jackal hunt.--Incidents of the chase.
For my own part," he says, "I would as soon be descended from that heroic little monkey who braved his dreaded enemy in order to save the life of his keeper,--or from that old baboon, who, descending from the mountains, carried away in triumph his young comrade from a crowd of astonished dogs,--as from a savage who delights to torture his enemies, offers up bloody sacrifices, practises infanticide without remorse, treats his wives like slaves, knows no decency, and is haunted by the grossest superstitions."
And never was there such a breed of dogs,--big-headed, thick-jawed, and short-haired, and helpless.
Kept on bragging they hadn't cold feet, and swore they'd get near to the diggins as their dogs'd take 'em.
Most of its pages were dogs'-eared and their margins were filled with pencilled notes.
Of this class are the following: amends, ancients, awns, bots, catacombs, chives, cloves, cresses, dogsears, downs, dregs, entrails, fetters, fireworks, greens, gyves, hatches, intestines, lees, lungs, malanders, mallows, moderns, oats, orts, pleiads, premises, relics, remains, shackles, shambles, stilts, stairs, tares, vetches.
166.--Fight between a Horse and Dogs.--Fac-simile of a Manuscript in the British Museum (Thirteenth Century).
Other times I lay on the floor in the mistress's workroom and slept, she gently using me for a footstool, knowing it pleased me, for it was a caress; other times I spent an hour in the nursery, and got well tousled and made happy; other times I watched by the crib there, when the baby was asleep and the nurse out for a few minutes on the baby's affairs; other times I romped and raced through the grounds and the garden with Sadie till we were tired out, then slumbered on the grass in the shade of a tree while she read her book; other times I went visiting among the neighbor dogs,--for there were some most pleasant ones not far away, and one very handsome and courteous and graceful one, a curly haired Irish setter by the name of Robin Adair, who was a Presbyterian like me, and belonged to the Scotch minister.
Stanzas by Mrs. Howitt.--Caspian Sea.--Astracan.--Droll Legend.--Yellow Sea.--The Japanese.--Monsoons.--Trade Winds.--Description of a Monsoon.--Asia.--The Red Sea.--Isthmus of Suez.--An Interesting Locality.--The Arabs.--Sea of Aral.--Chinese Islands.--Fishing for Mice.--The Typhon.--Fishing Birds.--Cinnamon Forests.--Eating Birds' Nests.--Bible Lands.--The Sea of Galilee.--The Dead Sea.--The Slave Merchant.--A Japan Puzzle CHAPTER V. Story of Era.--Assistance of Goodwill.--Madeira.--Man-of-War.--Dinner on Ship-board.--Computing Latitude.--Pipe to Dinner.--The Azores.-- Newfoundland.--Newfoundland Dogs.--Greenland.--Whale Fishing.--Flying Fish.--A Ship In the Polar Regions.--An Awful Sight.--The Geysers.
and who will farm their dogs?--Have the overseers of St. L---- caused them to be shot?
They are very intelligent though, and would beat the Chinese birds in catching fish; for Mr. Jukes, a gentleman who has been to Newfoundland, says of one of these dogs:--'He sat on a projecting rock beneath a fish-flake, or stage, where the fish are laid to dry, watching the water, which had a depth of six or eight feet, and the bottom of which was white with fish-bones.
Czar had formed an--to his most proper dogship--unusual habit.
160.--Sport with Dogs.--"How the Wild Boar is hunted by means of Dogs.
"Shocking place, this, for dogs!"--I regret to say he pronounced it "dawgs"--"Why, Carlo is as fat--as fat as--as a--" His mind was unequal to a simile even, and he terminated the sentence in a murmur.
Dogs.--In Lisbon dogs seem to luxuriate under the violence of the heat, and to avoid the shady sides of the streets, though the thermometer of Fahrenheit be at 110 degrees; and scarcely an instance of canine madness is ever known to occur.
He laughed, bade me cheer up, sang the rollicking sailor song with which he used to drive away storms at sea, then showed me a hole in the heel of the dogskin boots he wore, and told me that, out of their tops, he would make me a beautiful pair of shoes.
No clouds darkened my sky the morning that Hendrik came, wearing a pair of new cowhide boots then squeaked as though singing crickets were between the heavy soles; for he had his workbox and the dogskins under his arm, and we took seats under the oak tree, where he laid out his tools and went to work without more ado.
In the Epistle Dedicatory to the second edition of his Dictionary, we find him engaged morsu et unguibus with a swarm of literary hornets, against whom he inveighs as "sea-dogs,--land-critics, --monsters of men, if not beasts rather than men,--whose teeth are cannibals',--their tongues adders' forks,--their lips asps' poison, --their eyes basilisks',--their breath the breath of a grave,--their words like swords of Turks, which strive which shall dive deepest into the Christian lying before them."
He himself was armed with a gun, and whilst he was still arguing with Sir John Bellamy the nice point whether, should he execute that particular animal, as he felt a carnal longing to do, it would be manslaughter or dogslaughter, he found himself wide awake.
The dogs'll never hold 'im, Jimmy, an' if it don't get dark pretty soon there won't none of the bunch come back.
You worked with him up at Scotty MacKenzie's Flyin' M ranch on the Dogsoldier, and I've knowed him ever since I come to this country.
He had pigs, and cows, and Malta cats, and two dogs,--one of them a water dog,--and ducks and geese,--among the latter, two wild geese,--and hens and rabbits; and there were two gray squirrels, hanging up in a cage by the side of the front door.
In a no-children-allowed, swimming-pool, electric-laundry, roof-garden, dogs'-playground, cold-storage apartment most recently erected on a block-square tract of upper Broadway, belonging to and named after the youngest scion of an ancestor whose cow-patches had turned to kingdoms, the fifteenth layer of this gigantic honeycomb overlooked from its seventeen outside windows the great Babylonian valley of the city, the wide blade of the river shining and curving slightly like an Arabian dagger, and the embankment of New Jersey's Palisades piled against the sky with the effect of angry horizon.
The PIPER sounds a few notes; then lifts his hand and listens, smiling.--Uproar in the distance.--A great harking of dogs;--shouts and cheers; then the high, sweet voices of the Children.
Ball and Dogstar, down from that oak tree, run: And feed where Spot is feeding, and catch the morning sun.
The Dogstarre spits new fire till't came to passe Each eye became his neighbours burning glasse.
You state the facts, that the subjects of this slavery were "absolutely the property of their masters"--that they "were used like dogs"--that "they were forbidden to learn any liberal art or perform any act worthy of their masters"--that "once a day they received a certain number of stripes for fear they should forget they were slaves"--that, at one time, "sixty thousand of them in Sicily and Italy were chained and confined to work in dungeons"--that "in Rome there was a continual market for slaves," and that "the slaves were commonly exposed for sale naked"--that, when old, they were turned away," and that too by a master, highly esteemed for his superior virtues, to starve to death"--that they were thrown into ponds to be food for fish--that they were in the city of Athens near twenty times as numerous as free persons--that there were in the Roman Empire sixty millions of slaves to twenty millions of freemen mind that many of the Romans had five thousand, some ten thousand, and others twenty thousand.
We see (said he) in metals that there are different species; and so likewise in animals, though one species may not differ very widely from another, as in the species of dogs,--the cur, the spaniel, the mastiff.
KINKS!--"DIRTY DOGS"--THE BARKING DOG THAT WAS FOUND DEAD IN THE YARD--THE DOG THAT BARKED HIMSELF TO DEATH.