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The Book of Cats: A Chit-chat Chronicle of Feline Facts and Fancies ...
Charles H. Ross
Limited preview - 2021
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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.