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The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 56, December 2, 1897

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,956 / 30 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 608
Added to site: 2005.07.04
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at, which he declares to be the handiest, lightest, and absolutely best small boat constructed.

It was the knowledge that he gained during this Greenland winter that enabled him to get one hundred and ninety-five miles nearer the North Pole than any one else had ever done.

He also learned from his Arctic friends how to handle dog-teams.

The Eskimos use dogs for travelling as the Laplanders use reindeer. The dogs are, however, much more difficult to handle, for while they are hardy, strong, intelligent, and willing, they do not make good servants. All their training cannot entirely tame them, and they have certain ways and habits which lessen their usefulness.

They are, for instance, terrible fighters.

Every one who possesses a canine friend knows that this is a very dog-like attribute, and one of which no dog, large or small, can be entirely broken.

We all appreciate how unpleasant it is to be out walking with our favorite French bulldog, and suddenly have our be-ribboned aristocrat forget t

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