I never saw a larger cat, nor a more disreputable-looking cat.
And then the angel of death kills the butcher and he kills the ox and the dog kills the cat.
"The sight of her horrid nephew casually in the Park, where I am told the wretch drives with the brazen partner of his crimes," Mrs. Bute said (letting the cat of selfishness out of the bag of secrecy), "would cause her such a shock, that we should have to bring her back to bed again.
Cat When I meet a cat, I say, “Poor Pussy!”
"It won't please you any better than the others," answered the cat. "
Mrs. Crupp had indignantly assured him that there wasn’t room to swing a cat there; but, as Mr. Dick justly observed to me, sitting down on the foot of the bed, nursing his leg, ‘You know, Trotwood, I don’t want to swing a cat.
First top off, then half-done, then—’ ‘Will you hold your tongue,’ cried the cat, ‘one word more, and I will eat you too.’ ‘
He gave many flies to one spider and many spiders to one bird, and then wanted a cat to eat the many birds.
I like cats; Montmorency does not.
He knows her nature; he knows the cat.
don’t pull the cat’s tail,—poor pussy!
Then he says: "Well, den, I reck'n I did dream it, Huck; but dog my cats ef it ain't de powerfulest dream I ever see.
We observe cats and dogs acquiring the same second nature.
I had stroked a were-cat, one of the most feral demons in existence.
Thrice the brinded cat hath mew'd.
And he looked up and laughed outright, for Jo's prim manner was rather funny when he remembered how they had chatted about cricket when he brought the cat home.
Jo had backed into a corner, and as she finished her speech, she vanished precipitately into the kitchen, where she sat down upon a dresser and told the assembled cats that she was "happy, oh, so happy!"
Mrs. Elizy and Miss Letty talked and Sidney ate and laughed as Cap'n Phin surreptitiously, and with sly winks at her, fed the old Maltese cat under the table.
screamed the cat, "another word, and I devour you too!"
"Then I will have him," said Mrs. Fox, and bade the cat make ready the wedding-feast.
AT&T has not exactly kept the UNIX cat in the bag, but it kept a grip on its scruff with some success.
The boar, however, had not quite hidden himself, for his ears stuck out of the bush; and when he shook one of them a little, the cat, seeing something move, and thinking it was a mouse, sprang upon it, and bit and scratched it, so that the boar jumped up and grunted, and ran away, roaring out, ‘Look up in the tree, there sits the one who is to blame.’
From this time forth no one invited the cat to be godmother, but when the winter had come and there was no longer anything to be found outside, the mouse thought of their provision, and said: ‘Come, cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored up for ourselves—we shall enjoy that.’ ‘
Here was this civil engineer, accomplished, in love, a father, living far away, working all day to amass virtual treasures, playing cat-and-mouse with Connor and his people.
If a young woman dreams that she is holding a cat, or kitten, she will be influenced into some impropriety through the treachery of others.
“Not many,” Nella said, “and those they do find report having eaten stray cats or dogs to survive.”
As the poorest family can often maintain a cat or a dog without any expense, so the poorest occupiers of land can commonly maintain a few poultry, or a sow and a few pigs, at very little.
Close to it sat the priest upon his stool, watching the scene with a cruel smile, and rewarding the cat with little gobbets of raw meat, that he took from a leathern pouch at his side, occupations in which he was so deeply engaged that he never saw us until we were right on to him.
“Why couldn’t you leave the cat alone?”
And from the bench he drove away the cat, And laid adown his potent* and his hat, *staff <8>And eke his scrip, and sat himself adown: His fellow was y-walked into townForth with his knave,* into that hostelry servant Where as he shope him that night to lie. *
Lafontaine, the magnetizer, some thirty years ago held public exhibitions in Paris in which he reduced cats, dogs, squirrels and lions to such complete insensibility that they felt neither pricks nor blows.
He cast a sinister look at the little flame which I had enticed to play between the ribs, swept the cat from its elevation, and bestowing himself in the vacancy, commenced the operation of stuffing a three-inch pipe with tobacco.
Then Jip laid hold of a bit of geranium with his teeth, and worried imaginary cats in it.
My aunt, patting her cat, looked very attentively at Agnes.
"The very devil must be in it," said Don Quixote, "if Melisendra and her husband are not by this time at least on the French border, for the horse they rode on seemed to me to fly rather than gallop; so you needn't try to sell me the cat for the hare, showing me here a noseless Melisendra when she is now, may be, enjoying herself at her ease with her husband in France.
I only asked for a kitten lest you should refuse me a cat.
We lay a cat on a soft bolster—she stretches herself, spreads and thins herself out, in order to bring as many nerve termini as possible into contact with the pleasant stimuli of the bolster.
Furthermore, silly Milly, she dreamed of having had an unspoken unremembered conversation with a horse whose name had been Joseph to whom (which) she had offered a tumblerful of lemonade which it (he) had appeared to have accepted (cf hearthdreaming cat).
Might just as well ask the cat to find anything as expect you people to find it.”
Here I made the cat look at the mouse, and let Helen feel the cat.
I was engaged to him, Mr. Holmes, when I heard a shocking story of how he had turned a cat loose in an aviary, and I was so horrified at his brutal cruelty that I would have nothing more to do with him.’
'Did I hear a cat?'
I had been tormenting a cat in the night, he was sure--the old woman's tongue had been busy.
We raced were-cats through the forest and the sun shined from within us.
In his childhood he wasvery fond of hanging cats, and burying them with great ceremony.
I may mention that I took from the ship two cats; and the ship's dog which I found there was so overjoyed to see me that he swam ashore with me.
Hump-back called to the cat, he clapped his hands to drive her away, but instead of retreating, she stood upon her hinder feet, staring with her eyes like fire, looking fiercely at him, mewing louder than she did at first, and increasing in size till she was as large as an ass.
At length they reached the shore of the ocean, after much travel, and descried the island on which it stood, when the dog swam over, carrying on his back the cat and the rat.
“Fetch the cat, Jukes,” said Hook; “it's in the cabin.”