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"I know an anecdote, too, about a Scotch dog who belonged to a woman named Jenny. This dog was very fond of his mistress's little babe, for he slept in the same cradle with it, and watched it all day. The child, however, died, and was buried at some distance from her mother's home. After her death, the dog was missed for a whole fortnight, when the mother happened to be passing through the churchyard, and found the faithful old Scotch dog on the child's grave! It had scratched a deep hole in the earth, and was lying there in a wretchedly lean state from starvation and grief."
-- from S.P. Newcombe, Pleasant Pages (Houlston & Stoneman, 1850), p.308.
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