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  • I will listen flop-eared close to your every concern and exhultation.

    House Rabbit

  • A mangy-looking, flop-eared mutt named Newton who got run over by a car on West Cliff Drive.


  • W.J. was a tall, friendly kid who loved an old flop-eared hound dog, and figured out a way to catch and keep squirrels as household pets.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Behind him limps a creature—a cross between a long-legged skunk, a flop-eared coyote, and a weasel.

    Crossing the Tracks

  • The room is crowded beyond the capacity of the folding chairs; there are preservationists standing against the walls, white people in winter galoshes and flop-eared hats.

    The Other Side of Dark

  • I had to let myself tell him that I would work behind his back ... and all that because of that flop-eared carrot-chomper!

    Pigeons Having Sex On An Air Conditioner In New York

  • It's amazing how these limpid-eyed, flop-eared creatures change a family.

    Peggy Drexler: Why Dogs Are Better Than Therapy

  • It was something else they sought, a forgotten human murmur, maybe, a sense of families in little heartland houses with a spaniel flop-eared on the rug, a sense of snug innocence and the undiscovered world outside, the vast geographic.


  • The sheep is the big, hornless, flop-eared huniya.

    Among the Tibetans

  • While I was looking through the cactus screen of one of these houses, a man came out with a number of low caste, leggy, flop-eared, mangy dogs, who attacked me in a cowardly bullying fashion, yelping, barking, and making surreptitious snaps at my feet.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

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