Usage examples for dachshund

  1. His dachshund coat becomes a brown mortuary habit. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. The Green Iguana I handled was quite big- about the size of an average dachshund. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  3. There was her fancy work lying where she had put it down on the little wicker table, a book with a paper knife in it, one of his own; by its side an open piano, with a little pile of songs on the stool, and a sleek dachshund blinking up at them from the hearthrug. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. It looks at a distance like a huge dachshund with head and tail sticking up. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  5. He said that if you had a dog like a dachshund, long enough to reach from Edinburgh to London, if you pulled his tail in Edinburgh he would bark in London. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  6. And then, when the lick of paint was nearly dry on the perambulator and all their shirts and socks were washed and mended, and lying on the kitchen window- ledge ready for packing, what did Mr. Beale do but go out one morning and come back with a perfectly strange dachshund. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  7. An extremely noisy dog- fight put an end to the discussion for the time being, and it was too late to renew it after Situate Jones' mongrel Pete had finished with Otto Schultz's dachshund Bismarck. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. Geist, the dachshund, appears agreeably, with many other birds and beasts, in a May letter of this year, and botany reinforces zoology in a later one to Mr Grant Duff. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  9. The dachshund, who had shown signs of an intention to finish her reverie on Charmian's knees, blinked, looked guilty, lay down again, turned over on her left side with her back to her mistress, and heaved a sigh that nearly degenerated into a whimper. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  10. Mark Twain remarked about a dachshund that it seemed to want another pair of legs in the middle to prevent it sagging. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  11. Top of brain Where ideals float like clouds, we owed to France A debt, but had we paid it, if the dog, The dachshund, mad at last, had left our ships To freedom of the seas? – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  12. In a couple of minutes they were all assembled- and roaring with laughter over " Baby" de Mille's account of how her car had run over a dachshund. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  13. She sat down obediently and the dachshund immediately shifted its quarters and wedged itself in between her feet. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  14. Built like a dachshund, ain't he? – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  15. A dachshund has absolutely no sense of humour or lightness of spirits. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  16. He could still see the slim woman with the graying blonde hair, playing with the little dachshund among the new- fallen leaves on the lawn. – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  17. Who ever heard of a German without a dachshund? – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley