Being a dog from civilization

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Being a dog from civilization, Buck's paws are not accustomed to the harshness of the trail, and  François often has to bring Buck's food rations to him; finally, he makes a pair of moccasins which  will fit over Buck's paws. They are a great relief to the dog. One morning, a surprising event occurs.  The dog Dolly, a particularly mild-mannered dog, suddenly begins "a long, heartbreaking wolf howl,"  which indicates that she has suddenly gone mad. Frothing at the mouth and snarling, Dolly begins to  chase Buck, who flees in confused terror from her. After plunging through the woods and through  ice, with Dolly snarling only one leap behind him, Buck finally passes through the camp site, where  François holds an ax, poised in his hand. Thus he does what he must: he smashes the ax down on  the mad dog's head. The incident is exhausting, and Buck staggers along the trail, completely worn out. The nasty 
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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