housedog


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a dog trained to guard a house

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He used the analogy of the choice piece of meat carried by the burglar to distract the housedog of the mind so that the poem might work unhindered by conscious opposition.
A further two met their end "By the Parsons bull" and a couple of "Vagrant beggars" were "worried" to death by the Squire's housedog.
He was not a housedog, but we let him into the foyer during storms.
Eliot likened the idea-content of any poem to the choice piece of meat carried by a burglar to distract the housedog of the mind, so the poem can go about its work unhindered.
She is also a housedog and has never been kenneled, so it is not realistic to send her to a professional trainer because she couldn't stay in a kennel.
Densely compacted and shrunken, England configures the triumph of the domestic over the feral, where views are constricted by hedges and barking housedogs make more noise at night than foxes (39).
The authors hail from Iowa, are the epitome of their "pampered pets" series, and wish they could be writing in Laguna Beach, the setting for DESPERATE HOUSEDOGS.