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text for a repetition of the combination B-O-Y. Presently he
found it beneath a picture of another little ape and a strange
animal which went upon four legs like the jackal and resembled
him not a little. Beneath this picture the bugs appeared as:
A BOY AND A DOG
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in the little primer and in one or two of the picture books.
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and adverbs and pronouns he had but the faintest conception.
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