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Still limping, the dog hobbled to the garden-edge, dug a hole and lay down in it.
SIR--I give you the dog because of what you got me out of.
"What name that dog stop along you?" Bashti demanded directly of Agno.
"Bush fella dog no good too much," was Bashti's judgment.
'You are a fine fellow!' said the Soldier, and put him on the Witch's apron, took as much copper as his pockets could hold; then he shut the chest, put the dog on it again, and went into the second room.
the dog there had two eyes, each as large as the Round Tower at Copenhagen, spinning round in his head like wheels.
"I will easily arrange that for you," said the Dog; "come with me to my master and you shall share my work."
And this was the epitaph of a dead dog on the Northland trail--less scant than the epitaph of many another dog, of many a man.
An Inuit does not waste a good dog on his son till the boy knows something of dog-driving; and Kotuko was more than sure that he knew more than everything.
The friendship between them was established almost instantly, for Michael, from a merry puppy, had matured into a merry dog. Far beyond Jerry, was he a sociable good fellow, and this, despite the fact that he had known very few white men.
He was not so large,--he weighed only one hundred and forty pounds,--for his mother, Shep, had been a Scotch shepherd dog. Nevertheless, one hundred and forty pounds, to which was added the dignity that comes of good living and universal respect, enabled him to carry himself in right royal fashion.
On the river, where was a packed trail and where snowshoes were unnecessary, the dogs averaged six miles an hour.