And the cat sat by the fireplace, purred and said never a word.
"Charmed at your kind interest in my playthings, I'm sure," he purred.
The cat, sitting on the ledge inside, rubbed against his hand and purred.
"We might waive the formalities in the interests of justice," purred the Lieutenant.
Lucy at this, had she been a cat, would have purred and kneaded the carpet.