His life was strengthened by the love of his petite horde, Mme de Nehra, his adopted son, Lucas de Montigny, and his little dog Chico.
She pushed the little dog off her lap and smoothed her dress.
And I would like a little dog to hold in my lap, or a big pussy (there are no fine cats in Tuscumbia) or a parrot.
This little dog lived in their shed, sleeping beside Karataev at night; it sometimes made excursions into the town but always returned again.
The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.
And the soldier, pushing away a little dog that was jumping up at him, returned to his place and sat down.