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A Child's Own Book of Verse, Book One by  Ada M. Skinner and Frances Gillespy Wickes

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It's the great watch dog.

I know by his honest bark,


Says the great watch dog,

When he hears a foot in the dark.

Not a breath can stir

But he's up with a whir

And a big bow-wow gives he,

And with tail on end,

He'll the house defend

Far better than lock or key.

Scotch Nursery Rhyme

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