Front Cover
 Half Title
 Title Page
 Table of Contents
 Chapter I: The universal passion...
 Chapter II: The beggar an excellent...
 Chapter III: Bob in durance vile...
 Chapter IV: Bob's education commences...
 Chapter V: Bob associates with...
 Chapter VI: Natural effects of...
 Chapter VII: A reverie of bliss,...
 Chapter VIII: A tropical climate...
 Chapter IX: Bob falls into the...
 Chapter X: Bob delineates his mistress...
 Chapter XI: Bob returns to London...
 Chapter XII: Bob discovers his...
 Chapter XIII: Our hero equally...
 Chapter XIV: Apostrophe to adversity...
 Chapter XV: The grateful master...
 Chapter XVI: Sir Harry Lee's mastiff...
 Back Cover

Title: Memoirs of Bob the spotted terrier
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00053769/00001
 Material Information
Title: Memoirs of Bob the spotted terrier
Alternate Title: Bob the spotted terrier
Physical Description: 79, 1 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906
George Routledge and Sons ( Publisher )
R. Clay, Sons, and Taylor
Publisher: George Routledge and Sons
Place of Publication: London
New York
Publication Date: 1885
Subjects / Keywords: Dogs -- Juvenile fiction   ( lcsh )
Animal welfare -- Juvenile fiction   ( lcsh )
Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction   ( lcsh )
Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction   ( lcsh )
Human-animal relationships -- Juvenile fiction   ( lcsh )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1885   ( rbgenr )
Baldwin -- 1885
Genre: Publishers' advertisements   ( rbgenr )
novel   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: England -- London
United States -- New York -- New York
Statement of Responsibility: written by himself ; with fifty illustrations by Harrison Weir.
General Note: Publisher's advertisements precede text.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00053769
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002234211
notis - ALH4630
oclc - 12698630


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Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Half Title
        Page 3
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    Title Page
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        Page 6
    Table of Contents
        Page 7
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    Chapter I: The universal passion -- antiquity of terriers -- general character -- new variety -- parentage of our hero -- noble and wise--early danger -- a beggar's boon
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    Chapter II: The beggar an excellent dry-nurse to Bob -- description of Bob's form and colours, after the manner of naturalists -- in conformity to custom, loses a portion of his tail and ears -- some feeling remarks -- progress with his mendicant master -- the sad history of the latter -- an affecting and final separation
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    Chapter III: Bob in durance vile -- causes his voice to be heard in the night -- a military and naval Proteus introduced -- humorously described -- falls in love with Bob -- buys him -- Natural reflections -- is carried to a fair -- Mendicant oratory, and its success
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    Chapter IV: Bob's education commences -- astonishing proficiency -- learns several thievish tricks -- becomes a dog of knowledge, and a conjuror -- the education of children and puppies compared -- both often essentially wrong
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    Chapter V: Bob associates with dancing bears and monkey -- carries away the bell from them all, and lifts his master from walking in the mud to riding in a caravan -- single combat of a monkey and a bull-dog -- ludicrous anecdote of a wig-shifting block
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    Chapter VI: Natural effects of good and bad fortune -- Bob rises in public estimation -- his master withdraws from the bears and monkeys, and carries him to the metropolis -- flaming handbill, in the style of modem imposture -- good-natured gullibility of cockneys -- continued success -- an approaching crisis
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    Chapter VII: A reverie of bliss, and the catastrophe -- Bob is stolen into the army, and his master pressed into the navy -- thoughts at parting -- Bob not much displeased with his new situation -- carried by his master to Jamaica -- sage remarks, and a dash of vanity
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    Chapter VIII: A tropical climate and its effects described -- Bob doubts if negroes are men, and argues weakly -- reverts to his own dear self -- his master taken ill -- Bob's attachment and attention -- a last debt is paid -- language fails
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    Chapter IX: Bob falls into the handy of an officer -- defeats the artifice of a sharper, and excites at once resentment and applause -- leaves Jamaica, and sails for England -- an unexpected rencontre, and its consequences -- Bob presented to a young lady in London
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    Chapter X: Bob delineates his mistress - is admitted into all her parties and secrets - reflections on high life, in the common spirit of low-life philosophers - visits bath and other fashionable places of resort - becomes depraved himself and promises a bonne bouche to his readers
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    Chapter XI: Bob returns to London -- a rout and a fire -- stolen in the confusion -- in danger of losing his life for the sake of his skin -- falls into the bands of a pettifogger, and conveyed by him to a Gloucestershire squire
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    Chapter XII: Bob discovers his learned ignorance, and sets about obtaining the knowledge proper for a dog -- is taken into the field -- at first entertains sore strange prejudices against the noble science of hunting, and, like a novice, wonders how the humane can delight in giving pain -- is buried alive in a fox-earth -- recovered by Mr. Allworthy, his master
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    Chapter XIII: Our hero equally noticed in the parlour and the field -- a favourable sketch of the Allworthy family -- their happiness -- the instability of fortune -- a violent fever, and a mad dog
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    Chapter XIV: Apostrophe to adversity -- Its fruits -- a horrible accident -- the miraculous instinct and sagacity of Bob in saving his master -- a pathetic recital of the means employed
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    Chapter XV: The grateful master and the contented servant -- the French merchant and his dog -- canine fidelity and Robespierrian cruelty
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    Chapter XVI: Sir Harry Lee's mastiff -- the newfoundland dog -- Tray and his friend -- the wild Indian dog -- the story of Gelert -- the Scotch shepherd's child -- Bob takes his leave of the public, with some pretty verses from the Gleaner
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    Back Cover
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