The Scots Magazine, Volume 46

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Sands, Brymer, Murray and Cochran, 1784 - English literature
 

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Page 322 - Puss was tamed by gentle usage ; Tiney was not to be tamed at all ; and Bess had a courage and confidence that made him tame from the beginning.
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