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Stories of Animals, Fantastic and Mundane, Edited By Andrew Lang

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KEES THE BABOON                    217
rest; the dog taking care, however, to keep behind, so that he might run no risk of finding Kees again on his back.
Kees was horribly afraid of snakes, as many human beings are, who have not the least dread of wild animals.
LE VAILLANT AND KEES OUT HUNTING
But even snakes did not fill him with such terror as his own relations—nobody could guess why. At the mere sight of an ape he would scream with fear, and, trembling
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