he is a good dog who goes to church

1826 SCOTT Woodstock I. i Bevis..fell under the proverb which avers, ‘He is a good dog which goes to church’; for..he behaved himself..decorously.

a 1895 F. LOCKER-LAMPSON My Confidences (1896) 44 ’Tis said, by men of deep research, He’s a good dog who goes to church.


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