Excerpt from The Dog Crusoe and His Master: A Story of Adventure in the Western PrairiesThe dog Crusoe was once a pup. Now do not, courte ous reader, toss your head contemptuously, and exclaim, Of course he was; I could have told you that. You know very well that you have often seen a man above six feet high, broad and powerful as a lion, with a bronzed shaggy visage and the stern glance of an eag...
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Publisher: Forgotten Books (February 1, 2018)
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If you sat down and tried to think of every possible situation in which a dog could be a hero, you would have the outline for this book. Give me a nickel for everytime this dog saves a human, intervenes in a dangerous situation, saves the town, (are...
you have said, or thought, or heard others say, It is scarcely possible to believe that such a man was once a squalling baby. If you had seen our hero in all the strength and majesty of full-grown dog-hood, you would have experienced a vague sort Of surprise had we told you as we now repeat that the dog Cru soe was once a pup a soft, round, sprawling, squeaking pup, as fat as a tallow candle, and as blind as a bat.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.