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leave his father, and ignorant of the motives of the dogs, the poor little fellow could not be induced to go forward. By kind caresses, and crouching closely to the ground, Barré finally succeeded in getting the boy's legs across his back, and rising with him as he clung to his shaggy neck, he bra de ho to the of the Hospice, where he is I prescured in the act of barking to call the porter

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Keller and his family were conveyed to St. Bernard, and by the removal of older bodies, were admitted to a place in the morgue, where, standing erect against the wall, their frozen corses exhibit a melancholy group, sad examples of the turns of fate below, and of the little security this world can offer for the stability of any sublunary good.

"There is nothing true but Heaven."



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