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any of several breeds of small to medium-sized gun dogs with a long silky coat and long frilled ears

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The Spaniel stopped short in dire consternation, and, after regarding the Bulldog a moment from a safe distance, said:
This speech being unintelligible to the Bulldog he only civilly smiled, which so terrified the Spaniel that he dropped dead in his tracks.
The finding of the wounded spaniel had led me already to the discovery of Mrs.
If a traveler threw me some halfpence, he would pick them up out of the dust and bring them to me, clever little spaniel that he was
She saw that the little fellow looked on me as his mistress, and that she could only have him against his will, so she had him poisoned; and my poor spaniel died in my arms.
Snuff, the brown spaniel, who had placed herself in front of him, and had been watching him for some time, now jumped up in impatience for the expected caress.
Who can believe that animals closely resembling the Italian greyhound, the bloodhound, the bull-dog, or Blenheim spaniel, &c.
When he spoke of you and the other lady, and said it seemed contrived by Heaven, or the devil, against him, that Oliver should come into your hands, he laughed, and said there was some comfort in that too, for how many thousands and hundreds of thousands of pounds would you not give, if you had them, to know who your two-legged spaniel was.
Why, that's a donkey with panniers, and a spaniel, and partridges in the corn
The carriage windows were shut; the fat spaniel, whose head and tongue ordinarily lolled out of one of them, reposed on the lap of the discontented female.
Miss Briggs was not formally dismissed, but her place as companion was a sinecure and a derision; and her company was the fat spaniel in the drawing-room, or occasionally the discontented Firkin in the housekeeper's closet.
The German Shepherd pups that make the grade will become general purpose police dogs, and the spaniels could be trained as sniffer dogs to search for drugs, explosives, cash and firearms.
She breeds Japanese shih-tzus and King Charles spaniels at the kennels next to husband Thomas' Assemblies of God Pentecostal Church.
From acquiring a dog or puppy, to the many types of Cocker Spaniels, to training, grooming and feeding, requisite exercise, common medical problems and diseases, and much more, The Cocker Spaniel Handbook is a solidly accessible primer, illustrated with color photographs on virtually every page.
Around 50 spaniels and retrievers were entered into a gun dog working test organised by the Arfon Working Gundogs Society, Anglesey.