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  • There were, of course, a few who could never see each other without flying at one another's throats, like Lassesen and Hans, for instance; but we knew their ways, and could keep an eye on them.

    The South Pole~ Preparing for Winter

  • When Lassesen, for instance, caught sight of his enemy Hans, who was in another team, he immediately encouraged his friend Fix to help him.

    The South Pole~ The End of the Winter

  • Let us look at what my dogs accomplished on this occasion: On February 14 they went eleven miles southward with a load of 770 pounds, and on the same day thirty-two miles northward -- only four of them, the "Three Musketeers" and Lassesen, as Fix and Snuppesen refused to do any work.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • Lassesen was the only one I brought home out of my team.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • Lassesen, on his part, took it all with a very superior air, as befits a boss.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • I had quite given up Lassesen, who had been left behind that morning, and I was very sorry for it, as he was my strongest and most willing beast.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • Lassesen, one of my dogs, who had been following the sledges loose, was left behind this morning at the camping-place; we did not miss him till late in the day.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • The paw swelled a good deal after this treatment, but next day Lassesen was as well as ever, though a little lame in that leg.

    The South Pole~ On the Barrier

  • Lassesen was a lover of freedom, and had seen his chance of getting loose when unobserved.

    The South Pole~ On the Barrier

  • At first, while there was no feeling in the limb, it went well; but when the blood began to flow back, of course it was painful, and Lassesen became impatient.

    The South Pole~ On the Barrier

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