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A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
You see Squinty, like most little pigs, thought more of something to eat than of anything else.
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
Many of his bird neighbors,p. 31 for instance, liked the same things to eat that he did.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
That was because he was hungry, you see, but pigs nearly always eat fast, as though they were continually in a hurry.
These words were uttered in a guarded whisper by a boy about seventeen years of age, to a great dog that stood by his side.
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.

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