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Stories of Animals, Fantastic and Mundane, Edited By Andrew Lang

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Princess took a curiously strong fancy at first sight. If Miss Gray happened to be calling at the house, and Princess chanced to see her parasol or umbrella in the hall, she would hurry off with every sign of dehght in search of her dear friend. If several people were in the room, Miss H. would sometimes say, ' Where is Miss
Gray, Princess ?' and the cat would turn her head towards the lady and go up at once to rub against her.
' Do you love me very much, Princess ? ' asked Miss Gray, once. Princess replied by looking up affectionately at her, and uttering a most tender ' miau.'
One sad day, Mrs. H. fell ill, and had to take to her bed. She grew worse, and her poor daughter was very
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