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Why, the skule committy are goin' to hold a meetin' up here to say whether they'll move the skule house or the cats.THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
"No," said the Twins, "but there are no cats in the Milky Way," and they pulled the cat's tail thoughtfully.KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
On crossing it for the first time, I perceived lying about me half putrid cats and dogs—and even a mule in the same state.A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The cats are considered important members of- 23 - nearly every family in the Quarter.THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Girls are just like cats; they all like to mope around the register or the steam radiator in cold weather.THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Cats abound in Baudelaire's verse, as dogs in the pictures of Paul Veronese, and form there a kind of signature.CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
The cheetah, the tiger, and even the wild cats who live by killing, leave no trace behind.KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
They mewed like cats at the approach of the patrol, and crowed like cocks when a likely victim approached.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Being a pronounced fministe, she—like her sisters of to-day—cultivated cats.WOMEN OF MODERN FRANCEHUGO P. THIEME
The tiger hid his face between his paws; the wild cats curled up, hiding their faces.KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI


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