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A Boy I Knew and Four Dogs   By: (1843-1904)

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[Illustration: THACKERAY AND THE BOY]

A BOY I KNEW AND FOUR DOGS

By Laurence Hutton

Profusely Illustrated

NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS 1898

By LAURENCE HUTTON. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF ROME. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF FLORENCE. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF VENICE. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF JERUSALEM. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, 75 cents. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF LONDON. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 75. LITERARY LANDMARKS OF EDINBURGH. Illustrated. Post 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. PORTRAITS IN PLASTER. Illustrated. Printed on Large Paper with Wide Margins. 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, Uncut Edges and Gilt Top, $6 00. CURIOSITIES OF THE AMERICAN STAGE. Illustrated. Crown 8vo, Cloth, Ornamental, Uncut Edges and Gilt Top, $2 50. FROM THE BOOKS OF LAURENCE HUTTON. With Portrait. 16mo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. (In "Harper's American Essayists.") OTHER TIMES AND OTHER SEASONS. With Portrait. 16mo, Cloth, Ornamental, $1 00. (In "Harper's American Essayists.") EDWIN BOOTH. Illustrated. 32mo, Cloth, 50 cents. NEW YORK AND LONDON: HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.

Copyright, 1898, by Harper & Brothers.

All rights reserved.

TO MARK TWAIN

THE CREATOR OF TOM SAWYER

ONE OF THE BEST BOYS I EVER KNEW

May the light of some morning skies In days when the sun knew how to rise, Stay with my spirit until I go To be the boy that I used to know. H. C. Bunner, in "Rowen."

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THACKERAY AND THE BOY Frontispiece

THE BOY'S MOTHER Facing p. 4

ST. JOHN'S CHAPEL AND PARK " 6

THE BOY'S UNCLE JOHN " 8

THE BOY IN KILTS " 10

THE BOY PROMOTED TO TROUSERS " 12

"CRIED, BECAUSE HE HAD BEEN KISSED" " 14

"GOOD MORNING, BOYS" " 16

PLAYING "SCHOOL" " 18

THE BOY'S SCOTCH GRANDFATHER " 20

THE HOUSE OF THE BOY'S GRANDFATHER CORNER OF HUDSON AND NORTH MOORE STREETS " 22

"ALWAYS IN THE WAY" " 24

READY FOR A NEW YEAR'S CALL " 26

A NEW YEAR'S CALL " 28

TOM RILEY'S LIBERTY POLE " 30

THE BOY ALWAYS CLIMBED OVER " 32

THE CHIEF ENGINEER " 34

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