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Of this last Buck was never guilty, though he did see beaten dogs that fawned upon the man, and wagged their tails, and licked his hand.
Mugridge, sir," he fawned, his effeminate features running into a greasy smile.
How despicably I fawned upon that wretched Ilya Petrovitch