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.
Thereafter it purred of peace, it floated and stopped short as if content.
She purred at it, at the avenue, at the world, at her daughter.
"I was sure that you would see it in that light," he purred.
"Wondareful—ver' wondareful," purred the Spaniard, in mock admiration.
But now the motor only purred gently in their ears, just like that of a motor car.