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Distinguished Member of the Humane Society

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The name of this dog was Paul Pry. Landseer says, “Mr. Newman Smith was rather disappointed when his dog appeared in character rather than ‘the property of Newman Smith, Esq., of Croydon Lodge.ʹ” (Notes and Queries, March 21st, 1885, p. 225.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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