Their skins were almost worthless, and they were as cunning as any dog-fox.
In an instant, they were swooped down to the place where the dog-fox had passed.
A dog-fox dared no longer call to his mate for fear of betraying his whereabouts to the hound, now abroad at all hours.
The bark of the dog-fox melted into distance, becoming indistinguishable from the voice of the returning tide.
Very soon she led her cubs into the earth, the dog-fox had vanished and Mr. Tebrick was again alone.