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He scrambled up and up; but before he reached the chimney top he
came to a place where somebody had loosened a stone in the wall.
There were some mutton bones lying about—
"This seems funny," said Tom Kitten. "Who has been gnawing bones
up here in the chimney? I wish I had never come! And what a funny
smell? It is something like mouse; only dreadfully strong. It makes
me sneeze," said Tom Kitten.
He squeezed through the hole in the wall, and dragged himself along a most uncomfortably tight passage where there was scarcely any