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Prince Jan, St. Bernard

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 36,049 / 104 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 199
Added to site: 2005.12.21 88

"His adventures in California make quite a pretty and sometimes pathetic story." --Times.
"An interesting and engaging story."--Scotsman.

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t and envy when they saw the older dogs pass through the long corridors that day, and each time one of the monks came into the basement where the dogs waited, all of them started to their feet and wagged their tails, hoping to be taken out for work.

While Jan and Rollo watched and waited, their mother talked to them.

"Sometimes," she said, "you will find a white mound, and you must never pass it by without digging to see if any one is under it. You have learned already that when you find a man, you must lick his face and hands to waken him, and if you cannot rouse him, so that he will stand up, or put his arms about your neck, you must hurry to the Hospice to bring the monks. That way, you may save a life, and then, perhaps, you will have a collar or a medal, like Barry, and travellers who sit in the big room will be told that you were worthy of your ancestors."

"Tell us about the Big Room," begged Rollo, while Jan gave a gentle little nudge of his nose to coax his mother. Both of them ha



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