The Book of Cats: A Chit-chat Chronicle of Feline Facts and Fancies, Legendary, Lyrical, Medical, Mirthful and Miscellaneous

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Griffith and Farran, 1868 - Cats - 296 pages

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Page 260 - Through richest purple to the view Betrayed a golden gleam. The hapless nymph with wonder saw: A whisker first and then a claw, With many an ardent wish, She stretched in vain to reach the prize.
Page 261 - Not all that tempts your wandering eyes And heedless hearts is lawful prize ; Nor all that glisters gold.
Page 86 - Whittington and his Cat, and that, in order to it, there had been got together a great quantity of mice ; but Mr. Rich, the proprietor of the playhouse, very prudently considered that it would be impossible for the cat to kill them all...

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