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,m,.-ll SUNNIE *- ,on; mich Jara' I ,
iiin ridnl hid him II b. Indi FRANK'S :,
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after a whilk. ith FRANK'S
persuasion, ihe' ftched DON :i biscuit.
.n~l SUiTm :ntll, ed u[i sutlicicnlt c-ltUI t; e to pat
DON'S head. a, he sat '.,n thl hearth-ru,.
critically surveying his young master, and
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.tenile \\. Ih thit SUNNIE So,1 m t his
tinlidlty i n'11 they- becaiin-e fiat I'rit Jds
\r: always willing to rivet SUNNIE
i ridc on Iis hack, and ever submitted
L t- lha ing hi's :il ibrijh. I iii SiiN N!'F S
most of all hr: liked going for 3
lon '" u lromp wAit FRANK .Jand his
school-fellowsl Jn half-holidays
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was old enough
to join them, DON was very attentive
to him, and if either of the boys attempted to
bully him he would give vent to a low growl,
as much as to say," If you dare hurt him, I am
here to fight for him, and then you would
stand a poor chance."
i was one day in March that the boys
; had arranged to have a game at "Hare
was to accompany them of course,
for, after he had proved to them what a
capital playfullow he was: they could not do
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th i DON \,,uli I'lin tihe c 1Iare" in no ini-
rand the gamet w f(iull bt suon over.
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came one day in DON'S li1f.
which was never forgotten by FRANK
all three -t:lrted out for a long
run, the ground was covered with snow
and the east wind was as cutting as it could '
possibly be, making their noses and cheeks
blue with cold, and numbing their fingers so
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I that they could hardli} Itel the snowballs with
i hic the peltd eac thr
^ 'hicli they pelted each other
II intent were they on their flun. that they :
did not notice what had become of DON,
They called him several times. but no DON
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they heard his sharp
bark, and saw him coining round the
corner, carrying something in his mouth.
went to see what it was, and to
their surprise they found it to be a little
baby wrapped in a very old shawl.
had found the child half buried in
the snow and nearly frozen to death.
FRANK took up the poor little thing in his
arms, and they all ran home as fast as they
could, and "Snowball' ,or
that was the pet-name the\
chose for the -[!][ little
stranger) was put to bA.l
! .. :; much care and nursing
she h quite recovered, and
they found in her another happy playmate
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