The cat and the mice.
Ernest Griset, from Æsop’s fables, with text based chiefly upon Croxall, La Fontaine and L’Estrange, London, New York, 1869.
Stand up and follow me.
J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.
Sketch from a letter, 1866.
Frederick Walker, from Life and letters of Frederick Walker, by John George Marks, London, 1896.
A rope was let down, to which above a hundred small bells were fastened, and immediately afterwards was emptied a great sackful of cats.
Tony Johannot, from Don Quixote de la Mancha vol. 3, by Miguel de Cervantes, London, 1839.
And when the cat saw the mouse, she said to him “what do you do for a living?”
From Five mice in a mouse-trap, by Laura E. Richards, Boston, 1881.
The parlour cat stood on the steps.
Helen Stratton, from The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Philadelphia, circa 1899.
Group of stuffed cats, from Wurtemberg.
From The Crystal Palace, and its contents, collective work, London, 1851-1852.