His Highness’ Dog: Alexander Pope

Alfred_Dedreux_-_Pug_Dog_in_an_Armchair

I am His Highness’ dog at Kew
Pray tell me sir, whose dog are you?

Alexander Pope 1688-1744

The illustration is Pug Dog in an Armchair (1857) – slightly anachronistic but irresistible – by Alfred de Dreux
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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