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On the one hand, Wilfred is a pot-smoking, hard-drinking, Matt Damon-loving, mongrel dog.
The dog was a mongrel, maybe 35 pounds, and the kid was trying to balance it in front of him on the frame of his bicycle.
He has called the president of the United States a “subhuman mongrel,” and only Hunter S. Thompson can do that.
Miscegenation would follow and a mongrel race would be the result.
Sam Bungey grew up in London, went to university in Dublin and co-founded Mongrel, a monthly magazine about Irish youth culture.
Yet how came it that even a low-caste mongrel of a Lascar should offer such an overt insult to a Brahmin!The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Diard's mongrel position, which he himself made still more questionable, brought him great troubles.Juana|Honore de Balzac
With our door ajar we watched the ghastly struggle between the faithful mongrel and the assassin.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
But he was such a forlornly muddy mongrel pup, and so eloquent of tail, that I spoke his name on an impulse, and put out my hand.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
And a mongrel followed faithfully all the time unnoticed, and wondering, perhaps, at his master.Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson