The big dog's tail thumped the floor in a humble and peace-making way.
When she was quieted I whispered to the other dog, "You can lie on the foot of the bed." The bull jumped up at once, and though I felt Vixen quiver with rage, she knew better than to protest.
"Some dog, that dog, sure some dog," he might have uttered in Van Horn's fashion of speech.
Next, in lieu of his enemy, he saw Skipper's head, and crept to it and loved it, kissing with his tongue the hard cheeks, the closed lids of the eyes that his love could not open, the immobile lips that would not utter one of the love-words they had been used to utter to the little dog.
Get me money!' he cried to the dog, and hey, presto!
If he rubbed once, the dog that sat on the chest of copper appeared; if he rubbed twice, there came the dog that watched over the silver chest; and if he rubbed three times, the one that guarded the gold appeared.
"Oh, it is nothing," said the Dog
. "That is only the place where the collar is put on at night to keep me chained up; it chafes a bit, but one soon gets used to it."
In advance of the dogs, on wide snowshoes, toiled a man.
At the fall of darkness they swung the dogs into a cluster of spruce trees on the edge of the waterway and made a camp.
When Kotuko the dog came to his full growth he enjoyed himself too.
She had never seen tin cooking-pots or wooden-shod sleighs before; but Kotuko the boy and Kotuko the dog were rather fond of her.
The dog had liked him from the start, and had followed him.
To him it was the most natural thing in the world thus to be familiarly seized and shaken about by a total stranger, while a jovial voice muttered: "That's right, dog. Stick around, stick around, and you'll wear diamonds, maybe."
Be a good dog
and all 'll go well and the goose hang high.
The stars came out, very near and sharp and bright, and by their light dogs
and men still kept the trail.