Lap-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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Our associates of the animal kingdom do not escape the influence of such causes: the mountain shepherd and his dog are equally hardy, and form an instructive contrast between a delicate lady and her lap-dog; the extreme point of degeneracy and imbecility of which each race is susceptible.
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He lifted her and her lap-dog into the car.
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An old gentleman who filled in her family the office of "the _chevalier_" in a French one; namely, who told stories; not too long, and did not challenge you for interrupting them; who had a good air, and unexceptionable pedigree,-a turn for wit, literature, note-writing, and the management of lap-dogs; who could attend _Madame_ to auctions, plays, courts, and the puppet-show; who had a right to the best company, but would, on a signal, give up his seat to any one the pretty _capricieuse_ whom he served might select from the worst,-in short a very useful, charming personage, "vastly" liked by all, and "prodigiously" respected by none,-this gentleman, I say, by name Mr. Lovell, had attended her ladyship in her excursion to Devereux Court.
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This article of apparel instantaneously changed the tone of the conversation, for he, rising abruptly, nearly squashed the lady's lap-dog, whose squeaks and howls were piteous, and demanded the most fervent caresses of its mistress.
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Old Rowlie has taken rather a fancy to me," said the boy speaking with the same easy familiarity of his majesty as he would of a lap-dog.
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To dream of a lap-dog, foretells you will be succored by friends in some approaching dilemma If it be thin and ill-looking, there will be distressing occurrences to detract from your prospects.
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She patted the dwarf's big head as if he were a lap-dog, and called the white cat, which with a graceful leap sprang on to her shoulder and stood there with its back arched, to be stroked by her slender fingers.
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She has dresses, horses, carriages; a negro page, the smallest lap-dog in Italy-in short, all the luxuries that a woman can want; and a child, by-the-by, into the bargain.
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The wise St. Bernards and the selfish toy lap-dogs are brothers, and some things are possible for them and others are not.
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The ladies of Russia are, like those in other countries, very fond of lap-dogs, and give very high prices for them.
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Had it been otherwise-considering what handles tails would have given to the oppressor, how many traps envy would have laid for them, how often they must have been scratched and mutilated by the briars of life, how many good excuses would have been found for lopping, docking, and trimming them-I fear that only the lap-dogs of Fortune would have gone to the grave tail-whole.
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As a lady's lap-dog Leonard did not excel.
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He led the way and I followed meekly as a lap-dog.
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Sol through white curtains shot a timorous ray, And oped those eyes that must eclipse the day: Now lap-dogs give themselves the rousing shake, And sleepless lovers, just at twelve, awake: Thrice rung the bell, the slipper knock'd the ground, And the press'd watch return'd a silver sound.
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They have not the bar, but they have the milliner's shop; they can't fight, but they can sit by the window and embroider a work-bag; they don't rush into politics, but they plunge their souls into love for a parrot or a lap-dog.
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She would know how to depress a rat-terrier with it and make a lap-dog look sorry he came.
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She dealt with no abstractions; she worshipped one living man, and that is the first step toward the love of all men; while some will talk glowingly about humanity, and be scornful as a lap-dog to the next needy embodiment of it that comes in their way.
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It was as the ass and the lap-dog; yet surely the gentle ass whose intentions were affectionate, although his manners were rude, deserved better treatment than blows and execration.
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What wantest thou with thy lap-dog?
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Examples of Lap-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 crowded state of the inhabitants of large cities; the injurious effects of an atmosphere loaded with impurities; sedentary occupations; various unwholesome avocations; intemperance in food; stimulating drinks; high-seasoned and indigestible viands (and these taken hastily in the short intervals allowed by the hurry and turmoil of business); the constant inordinate activity of the great central circulation, kept up by the double impulse of luxurious habits and high mental exertions; the violent passions by which we are agitated and enervated; the various disappointments and vexations to which all are liable, reacting upon and disturbing the whole frame; the delicacy and sensibility to external influences, caused by heated rooms, too warm clothing, and other indulgencies; are all contrary to the voice of nature, and they produce those morbid conditions of the system which a more simple and uniform mode of living would prevent.
Example #4
In the early ages of society man enjoyed long life, his manner of living was simple, his food, habitation, and pursuits, were all calculated to fortify the body, and no anxious cares disturbed his mind.
Example #5
A report like a pistol, a cry from the spectators, a thousand hands stretched to grasp the parted rope, and the balloon darted upward.
Example #6
In a moment he was at her side.