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Friend of Man and His Friends the Poets



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The Friend of Man and His Friends the Poets by Frances Power Cobbe
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1890. Cobbe intends in these pages to examine the thoughts of Poets concerning Dogs in response to what he sees as a conspiracy to make our poor canine friends dreaded, dislike and despised. He begins with looking for the earliest literary and artistic traces of the relationship between dog and man. Contents: Poets the True Seers. What They See in Dogs; Dogs-in Ancient Egypt; in Ancient Persia; in Ancient India; in Judea; in Greece; in Rome; The Dog in Islam; in Scandinavia, etc.; in Italy; in England from Chaucer to Byron; Dogs as Defenders; Dogs as Friends and Comforters; Dogs as Victims; The Death of Dogs; and Hopes for Dogs.
Release date NZ
June 25th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Kessinger Publishing Co
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