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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... He was not taking alcohol
now, and everything was being done to increase his health and
vigor. Yet during the winter of 1900 a sad thing happened: he began
to have trouble with both eyes. They grew worse and worse, and by
spring, Bum was totally blind. Later came another calamity. He had
a painful and terrible skin disease, which lasted a long time, and
after that he looked like a poor old, blind, feeble dog, but Nig
was strong and healthy and happy. He did n't seem old at all,
though he was Bum's twin brother. What difference do you suppose
Dr. Hodge discovered in the puppies of the four dogs? During those
four years Bum and Tipsy had twenty-three puppy children, but so
many of them were deformed, and so many were dead when they were
born, that only four lived to grow up. During the same years Nig
and Topsy had forty-five puppies. Four of them were deformed a very
little, none were dead when they were born, and forty-one lived. So
this is the end of the story of Bum and Tipsy. Let us cherish their
memory, for the lessons they taught may save thousands of human
lives. QUESTIONS 1. What happened when the dogs were two years old?
2. Give the history of Bum and Tipsy while they were ill. 3. What
change did Dr. Hodge make in their food? 4. How did the same
disease affect Nig and Topsy? 5. What did Dr. Hodge decide about
dogs that have alcohol in their food? 6. What did Dr. Hodge do to
find out which dogs took the most exercise every day? 7. What
gymnasium did the dogs have to practice in? 8. Which dogs were
always the most active? 9. Which dogs were bravest when whistles
sounded and bells rang? 10. Which dogs were most cordial to
strangers? 11. How long did the dogs take alcohol? 12. After Tipsy
died what was the history of Bum? 13. How did...
|Country of origin:
Frances Mrs. Jewett
• Mrs Frances Gulick Jewett
||246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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