When th' summer landscape takes on a scuffed an' faded appearance like a over exposed ten dollar suit we know we are face t' face with dog days, that midsummer season o' th' year when all livin' things jist sorter peter out an' langour rules supreme in shop an' mart an' field.
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Source Notes: "Dog Days," The Best of Kin Hubbard: Abe Martin's Saying and Wisecracks, Abe's Neighbors, His Almanack, Comic Drawings, ed. David S. Hawes (1984).
Frank McKinney Hubbard (born 1 September 1868 in Bellefontaine, Ohio - died: 26 December 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana) was an American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist better known by his pen name "Kin" Hubbard.
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