Clever Dog

“Somewhat to his host’s embarrassment, Mr Campion shook hands with the dog, who seemed to appreciate the courtesy, for he followed them back to the hearth-rug, waiting for them to be seated before he took up his position on the rug again, where he sat during the rest of the proceedings with the same air of conscious breeding which characterized his master.”

– Police at the Funeral by Margery Allingham

 

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