Rab and His Friends John Brown

ISBN: 9781596056657

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Rab and His Friends  by  John Brown

Rab and His Friends by John Brown
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I was bitten severely by a little dog when with my mother at Moffat Wells, being then three years of age, and I have remained bitten ever since in the matter of dogs. I remember that little dog... and were I allowed to search among the shades inMoreI was bitten severely by a little dog when with my mother at Moffat Wells, being then three years of age, and I have remained bitten ever since in the matter of dogs.

I remember that little dog... and were I allowed to search among the shades in the cynic Elysian fields, I could pick her out still.-from Our DogsThe 1858 short story Rab and His Friends-based on a true incident about a gray mastiff, Rab, and his relationship with an Edinburgh doctor and one of the doctors patients-is considered one of the finest examples of Victorian melodrama. It is also beautifully portrays the extraordinary insight author John Brown had into the canine temperament- it and other essays included here on Browns life with the faithful animals will enchant dog lovers.

Also featured in this volume: Browns renowned 1863 sketch, Marjorie Fleming.Scottish physician and writer John Brown (1810-1882) is best known for his two volumes of essays, Horae Subsecivae (Leisure Hours) (1858, 1861).



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