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The Watch Dog
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This useful animal we keep
To guard our treasure while we sleep.
A pointer, not a setter, yet
He’s of no use unless he’s set.
Gaze on his open, honest face,–
There’s no deception in his case.
He is attached to us, ’tis plain,
Though often by a slender chain.