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ILLUSTRATIONS.

DEERHOUND, GREYHOUND, AND IRISH GREYHOUND.

NEWFOUNDLAND, WATER SPANIEL, KING CHARLES, AND

ITALIAN GREYHOUND.

SHEPHERD, ESQUIMAUX, POODLE, AND SPANIEL.

FOXHOUND, STAGHOUND, AND BLOODHOUND.

POINTER, SETTER, AND HARRIER.

MASTIFF, BULLDOG, AND SCOTCH AND ENGLISH TERRIERS.

STORIES ABOUT DOGS.

INTRODUCTION.

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OWN, Rover, down!"
And as little Charley,

curly-headed boy about six years old, says the words, the great Newfoundland dog crouches at his feet and looks up imploringly to

his laughing face. In another minute they are rolling together upon

the grass plot, running and leaping joyously, and seem to be in a high state of pleasure and delight.

Papa,” says Charley, in the evening, “ tell me all about dogs."

“Tell you all about dogs, my boy? why, I am afraid the story would be rather a long one.

6 Would it ? then write me a book about them; I should like to have a book about dogs.”

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