The Mouse did not answer, so Alice went on eagerly: ‘There is such a nice little dog near our house I should like to show you!
‘Well, then,’ the Cat went on, ‘you see, a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags its tail when it’s pleased.
Only one dog remained alive; but there was a human being within it whom the sailors were persuading to enter the vessel.
Did a big dog run after you?
All he wants is an old dog to help him to do the running down.”
He ran round, like a dog who is picking up a scent, and then turned upon my companion.
If you come pestering me any more with your silly talk I’ll set the dog at you.
The object which had caught his eye was a small dog lash hung on one corner of the bed.
A horrible doubt came into my mind as I approached the door lest the dog might be loose, but I remembered that Toller had drunk himself into a state of insensibility that evening, and I knew that he was the only one in the household who had any influence with the savage creature, or who would venture to set him free.
The dog is let loose at night to prevent him from endeavouring to communicate with her.