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" I was to have gone there on Saturday, in joy and prosperity, to receive my friends. My dogs will wait for me in vain. It is foolish — but the thoughts of parting from these dumb creatures have moved me more than any of the painful reflections I have... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 402
edited by - 1890
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ABBOTSFORD

WILLIAM SMITH, JR., W.S. CROCKETT - 1905 - 348 pages
...burst, there is this touching record in the Diary: ' I was to have gone there (Abbotsford) on Saturday in joy and prosperity to receive my friends. My dogs will wait for me in vain. It is foolish, but the thought of parting with these dumb creatures has moved me more than any of the painful reflections...
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Abbotsford

William Shillinglaw Crockett - Abbotsford - 1905 - 336 pages
...burst, there is this touching record in the Diary : ' I was to have gone there (Abbotsford) on Saturday in joy and prosperity to receive my friends. My dogs will wait for me in vain. It is foolish, but the thought of parting with these dumb creatures has moved me more than any of the painful reflections...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 27

John Ruskin - 1907 - 868 pages
...poor, indebted man, where I was once the wealthy, the honoured ? I was to have gone there on Saturday, in joy and prosperity, to receive my friends. My dogs...kind masters ! There may be yet those who, loving me, may love my dog because it has been mine. I must end these gloomy forebodings, or I shall lose...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Katrine, Loch (Scotland) - 1908 - 288 pages
...consolation. My children are provided for: thank God for that II was to have gone home on Saturday to see my friends. My dogs will wait for me in vain. It is...down. Poor things! I must get them kind masters." Again he writes in a more cheerful strain : " I experience a sort of determined pleasure in confronting...
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STORIES OF AUTHORS

EDWIN WATTS CHUBB - 1910 - 426 pages
...with such a diminished crest? How live a poor indebted man where I was once the wealthy, and honored? My children are provided [for]; thank God for that!...them kind masters; there may be yet those who loving me may love my dog because it has been mine. I must end this, or I shall lose the tone of mind with...
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Stories of Authors, British and American

Edwin Watts Chubb - Authors, American - 1910 - 442 pages
...with such a diminished crest? How live a poor indebted man where I was once the wealthy, and honored? My children are provided [for] ; thank God for that...them kind masters; there may be yet those who loving me may love my dog because it has been mine. I must end this, or I shall lose the tone of mind with...
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The Living Age, Volume 265

Literature - 1910 - 852 pages
...between some breeds of dogs and men. Scott, in his diary at Edinburgh after the catastrophe, wrote: "My dogs will wait for me in vain. It is foolish —...than any of the painful reflections I have put down. ... I feel my dogs' feet on my knees. I hear them whining and seeking me everywhere. This is nonsense...
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Essays on Social and Political Questions

John Howard Whitehouse - Great Britain - 1913 - 116 pages
...poor, indebted man, where I was once the wealthy, the honoured ? I was to have gone there on Saturday, in joy and prosperity, to receive my friends. My dogs...kind masters ! There may be yet those who, loving me, may love my dog, because it has been mine. I must end these gloomy forebodings, or I shall lose...
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Essays on Social and Political Questions

John Howard Whitehouse - Great Britain - 1913 - 116 pages
...poor, indebted man, where I was once the wealthy, the honoured? I was to have gone there on Saturday, in joy and prosperity, to receive my friends. My dogs...kind masters ! There may be yet those who, loving me, may love my dog, because it has been mine. I must end these gloomy forebodings, or I shall lose...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 120

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1919 - 688 pages
...some reflections regarding himself and his family he writes : ' I was to have gone there on Saturday in joy and prosperity to receive my friends. My dogs...them kind masters ; there may be yet those who loving me may love my dog because it has been mine. I must end this, or I shall lose the tone of mind with...
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