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Inhaltsangabe: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ...or in wandering to and fro in its vicinity. Not an evening passed that he did not go to the vault, and there, if his countenance and eyes afforded a fair index on his return to his house late at night, he passed hours in weeping. As in life so in death the little dog, Marcus, refused to be separated from its mistress, nor could the faithful creature be induced by any proffers of kindness to leave the spot where the remains of its loved mistress were deposited. It alike refused to partake of food or drink, but there lay for days and nights until the poor thing died from sheer starvation in a cavity it had scratched, and from day to day deepened, in the ground just beneath the door-way of her tomb. In this grave of the affectionate brute's own digging it was one morning found dead by Mr. Robinson, and was therein buried with its master's own hands, after being carefully wrapped in the linen case from off the pillow on wliich its mistress' head last lay. On the evening preceding the morning on which Marcus was found dead, Mr Robinson paid his usual nightly pilgrimage to the vault and sat down on the accustomed stone to weep. Hitherto the little dog had never greeted the coming of its master otherwise than by a feeble moan. On this occasion, however, the emaciated creature with difficulty made its way, reeling through weakness, to its master's feet. Then, after resting its head against the sorrowing father's knees and fixing its eyes for several minutes steadily in his, the dying brute faltered its way back to the door of the vault, and with one prolonged, wailing howl, so melancholy, so desparing, again threw itself into its self-appointed grave. On his speedy return to the house the distracted mdurner recited the incident to his wife, and in words rendered al...

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Buchbeschreibung RareBooksClub. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 92 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: . . . or in wandering to and fro in its vicinity. Not an evening passed that he did not go to the vault, and there, if his countenance and eyes afforded a fair index on his return to his house late at night, he passed hours in weeping. As in life so in death the little dog, Marcus, refused to be separated from its mistress, nor could the faithful creature be induced by any proffers of kindness to leave the spot where the remains of its loved mistress were deposited. It alike refused to partake of food or drink, but there lay for days and nights until the poor thing died from sheer starvation in a cavity it had scratched, and from day to day deepened, in the ground just beneath the door-way of her tomb. In this grave of the affectionate brutes own digging it was one morning found dead by Mr. Robinson, and was therein buried with its masters own hands, after being carefully wrapped in the linen case from off the pillow on wliich its mistress head last lay. On the evening preceding the morning on which Marcus was found dead, Mr Robinson paid his usual nightly pilgrimage to the vault and sat down on the accustomed stone to weep. Hitherto the little dog had never greeted the coming of its master otherwise than by a feeble moan. On this occasion, however, the emaciated creature with difficulty made its way, reeling through weakness, to its masters feet. Then, after resting its head against the sorrowing fathers knees and fixing its eyes for several minutes steadily in his, the dying brute faltered its way back to the door of the vault, and with one prolonged, wailing howl, so melancholy, so desparing, again threw itself into its self-appointed grave. On his speedy return to the house the distracted mdurner recited the incident to his wife, and in words rendered al. . . This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781150896187

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