References in classic literature ?
And how nicely can doggish lust beg for a piece of spirit, when a piece of flesh is denied it!
It came to me that their behavior was like that of hungry dogs, and in the fitness of things I should not have been astonished had Zilla suddenly developed a tail and thumped it on the floor in right doggish fashion.
In his diaries, then, it is apparent that Kafka perceives himself as doggish as a result of the dog tale he cannot write.