Nicholson, William (1872-1949), 'The Un-Common Cat', Lithograph, 1899.

'The Un-Common Cat', Lithograph, 1899.


Lithograph from 'The Square Book of Animals'. Published by William Heinemann in 1900. Printed on wove paper.

‘Nine lives they give the common cat?
There’s a rare one livelier yet than that!
A cat that swings nine separate tails!
And, when its let out of the bag, it rails
With so knotty a tongue that the culprit quails!’

Verse by Arthur Waugh

Reference: Campbell 73. A.

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