When daddy was a boy

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byThomas Wood Parry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... SHEP AND THE LAMB.! YOU can't drive sheeps and cows, and bark at burgles; you 's des a play dog," said the little boy one evening as he threw his woolly toy dog over in the corner with the rest of his playthings. "Tell me a sure-enough story about a sureenough dog," he said as he put both hands on his papa's knees. "Can't you think of one about Shep?" ' You just reminded me of one, and a good one, too," said papa as he helped the little boy to climb up on his lap. "One time early in the spring grandpa had about fifty fine sheep. He kept them all day long in a nice grassy lot about half a mile from the house, and at night put them in a big shed back of the barn. He kept them there at night so the dogs wouldn't kill them, for you know bad dogs kill sheep like everything, and there are mean dogs in every neighborhood. Well, every morning grandpa would let the sheep out and open the gate from the barn-lot into the lane 1 and drive them down the lane to the turnpike; then he would open another gate and let them out on the turnpike and drive them to the lot where they stayed all day. Shep always went with him, and pretty soon all that grandpa would have to do was to go ahead and open the gates, and Shep would come trotting along behind the sheep. Along in the afternoon, when the sun was about to set, grandpa would go and bring the sheep home. Shep would always be waiting outside on the porch or out in the yard, and would go along and help. One afternoon grandpa was real busy about something else, and it was very late before he was ready to start. When he went out and looked around for Shep he couldn't see him anywhere; then he called him, but Shep was nowhere to be found.' "'Well, I wonder what has become of Shep?' he said. 'I heard him barking out there a litt...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907. Excerpt: ... SHEP AND THE LAMB.! YOU can't drive sheeps and cows, and bark at burgles; you 's des a play dog," said the little boy one even...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217970184

ISBN - 13:9780217970181

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