The General Character of the Dog:: Illustrated by a Variety of Original and Interesting Anecdotes of that Beautiful and Useful Animal in Prose and Verse
Darton and Harvey, 1804 - 223 Seiten
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Seite 2 - His foul, proud Science never taught to ftray Far as the folar walk, or milky way; Yet fimple Nature to his hope has giv'n, Behind the...
Seite 165 - O'erturned his infant's bed he found, With blood-stained covert rent ; And all around, the walls and ground With recent blood besprent. He called his child — no voice replied — He searched, with terror wild ; Blood, blood he found on every side, But nowhere found his child. " Hell-hound ! my child's by thee devoured," The frantic father cried ; And to the hilt his vengeful sword He plunged in Gelert's side.
Seite 166 - Nor scratch had he, nor harm, nor dread, But the same couch beneath Lay a great wolf, all torn and dead, Tremendous still in death.
Seite 42 - ... fawningly against the breast of a man, who had attracted his notice among the crowd, and delivered the book to him. The dog immediately returned to the place where he had landed, and watched with great attention for all the things that came from the wrecked vessel, seizing • them, and endeavouring to bring them to land.
Seite 23 - ... manner : but the third being put in, immediately seized the Lion by the lip, and held him for a considerable time ; till being severely torn by his claws, the Dog was obliged to quit...
Seite 165 - O'erturn'd his infant's bed he found, The blood-stain'd cover rent, And all around the walls and ground With recent blood besprent. He call'd his child — no voice replied ; He search'd with terror wild ; Blood ! blood ! he found on every side, But nowhere found the child ! " Hell-hound ! by thee my child's devour'd...
Seite 159 - After a fruitless search of many hours amongst the dangerous morasses and cataracts with which these mountains abound, he was at length overtaken by night. Still wandering on without knowing whither, he at length came to...
Seite 26 - Air," informs us that a person of quality, in order to ascertain whether a young bloodhound had been well trained, caused one of his servants to walk to a town four miles off, and then to a market-town three miles from thence.
Seite 166 - Best of thy kind, adieu ! The frantic deed which laid thee low, This heart shall ever rue.