Cook The Cat

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Cook The Cat.

“Please, sir, there’s nothing in the house to eat,” said Brown’s landlady.

“How about the fish I sent in?”

“Please, sir, the cat ‘ave eat them.”

“Then there’s some cold chicken –”

“Please, sir, the cat –”

“Wasn’t there a tart of some sort?”

“Please, sir, the cat –”

“All right, I must do with the cheese and –”

“Please, sir, the cat –”

“Then d— it, cook the cat, and let’s have all at once.”

— [Exchange.

The San Antonio Light (San Antonio, Texas) Apr 14, 1883

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