House-dog in a sentence

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Then out of every door rushed all the house-dogs, the butcher's dog, and the coach-dog, and even the little lap-dog jumped up, and ran down stairs, and out of the door, to join in the barking, and away went all the dogs of the place after the poor wretch.
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Here the Cats come to take their afternoon nap, with their eyes half-closed; here the children come, with Bull, the House-dog; here also come the haymakers, at the hottest time of the day, to sit and take their meal and whet their scythes in the shade of the plane-tree; here the women pass up and down with their rakes, after the hay-harvest, to glean what they can on the niggardly carpet of the shorn meadow.
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He thought he had the best wife in the world, the best children, the best servants, the best beehive, the best pony, and the best house-dog.
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He did not see the large house-dog on the door sill, and before he could get away, the dog had seized him, and bitten and shaken him till he was nearly dead.
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Berry heard the house-dog bark.
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Mrs. Bird was a timid, blushing little woman, of about four feet in height, and with mild blue eyes, and a peach-blow complexion, and the gentlest, sweetest voice in the world;-as for courage, a moderate-sized cock-turkey had been known to put her to rout at the very first gobble, and a stout house-dog, of moderate capacity, would bring her into subjection merely by a show of his teeth.
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Towards midnight the teasing, monotonous bark of the house-dog disturbed the quietude of their vigil.
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On Sunday, between the services, she walked to Little Welland, chiefly for the sake of giving a run to a house-dog, a large St. Bernard, of whom she was fond.
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No one was stirring except Giacomo, who stood by the threshold of the door, which he had just unbarred, feeding the house-dog.
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The house-dog of the throne; but many a mile Comes Plague, a winged wolf, who loathes alway The garbage and the scum that strangers make her prey.
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ORSINO: The house-dog moans, and the beams crack: nought else.
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With a discordant universal yell, Like house-dogs howling at a dinner-bell.
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At length, one day before the fortnight was over, the house-dog was heard to bark his noisy welcome, and servants bustled to and fro.
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But one was deaf, and could not hear him; another toothless, and could not make him hear; a third had a cross temper; and a fourth an ill-natured house-dog.
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The howl of the wolf ceases; the voice of the water-fowl swells softly and sadly from the lake; and the cowbell's chime, and house-dog's bark, make harmony in the general song of Nature.
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One moment he volunteered to trot off with me on his back to the stream; and when I refused, noways daunted by the repulse, he continued to frisk about me like a superannuated house-dog.
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But that wasn't possible, for they would not have done it, but sooner have remained in the streets all night than stay there all night, like so many house-dogs, employed by one who stepped in between them and their father's goods, which were their inheritance, but for one trifling circumstance-a mere ceremony.
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Nine house-dogs had the dead chief: of them did Achilles slay twain and throw them on the pyre.
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You see the goodness of the master even in the old house-dog, and in a grey pad that is kept in the stable with great care and tenderness, out of regard for his past services, though he has been useless for several years.
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But Buck was neither house-dog nor kennel-dog.
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Examples of House-dog

Example #1
Everyone in the street ran to the door, and saw the brute tearing down the way, with his tail between his legs.
Example #2
And the people in their doors and at their windows shouted, and one said, "Kill him!
Example #3
The sun beats full upon it; and the glare reflected from the whitewash of the wall turns it into a little tropical corner, shut off from the rude gusts of the north-west wind.
Example #4
On the other side of the wall enclosing our yard, which faces due south, is a narrow path overgrown with couch-grass.
Example #5
His parish was the most virtuous, his church the most picturesque, his vicarage the prettiest, certainly, in the whole shire,-perhaps, in the whole kingdom.
Example #6
He was disposed to overrate the excellence of all that he once took to his heart.