Pets and playfellows; or, Stories about cats and dogs

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Page 152 - While the groom saddled the horse, the dog lay with his nose between his paws. 8. When the horse was ready, the dog took the reins in his mouth, and led the horse to his master. He then followed him in his ride. On returning, the rein was given to the dog, and he led his friend back to the stable. If the groom happened to be out of the stable, the dog barked loudly till he came. 9. There was once a dog named Romp, who used to go to market with his master. He was always given a cent to buy meat for...
Page 34 - AN empty sky, a world of heather, Purple of foxglove, yellow of broom; We two among them wading together, Shaking out honey, treading perfume. Crowds of bees are giddy with clover, Crowds of grasshoppers skip at our feet, Crowds of larks at their matins hang over, Thanking the Lord for a life so sweet.
Page 150 - I ask Thee for a thoughtful love, Through constant watching wise, To meet the glad with joyful smiles, And to wipe the weeping eyes ; And a heart at leisure from itself, To soothe and sympathize.
Page 97 - Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!
Page 109 - The true principles of the brotherhood of man are the fundamental principles of the order — ,Do unto others as you would they should do unto you,
Page 169 - ... felt himself at the same moment grasped firmly by the collar; whilst the boy, amazed and terrified, dropping his load, took suddenly to his heels, and rushing through the street without even turning to look behind him, never stopped till he had crossed the Bridge of St Angelo, and had taken refuge in the house of a friend on the other side of the river. Indeed, he had good reason to be frightened, for the assailant was no other than Pietro Botta himself, who, having had his suspicions awakened,...

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