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Key Vocabulary

Fondness
Afición
Envious
Con envidia
Gathering
Reunión
Distress
Angustiaría
Suspicious
Sospecharía

A Dog's Tale; Part I

The story of a loyal household pet; written by Mark Twain.

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A Dog's Tale; Part I

The story of a loyal household pet; written by Mark Twain.

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My father was a St.Bernard. My mother was a collie. But I am a Presbyterian. This is what my mother told me. I do not know these nice distinctions myself. To me they are only fine large words meaning nothing. My mother had a fondness for such. She liked to say them. She liked to see other dogs look surprised and envious, as wondering how she got so much education. But, indeed, it was not real education. It was only show.

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