Cats ancient & modern

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Studio Vista, Dec 1, 1966 - Nature - 208 pages
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Contents

List of illustrations
9
Acknowledgments
12
The harmless necessary
13
a glossary of meanings proverbs
20
sayings
22
The cat in art secular and sacred
29
Mediaeval views on cats On the Nature of Cats from De Proprietatibus Rerum by Bartolomeus Anglicus Of the Cat from A Greene Forest or a natural...
44
Of the Cat from The History of Fourfooted Beasts by Edward Topsell
53
The cat and the mice from Bewicks Aesops Fables
68
My cat Jeoffry from Jubilate Agno by Christopher Smart
69
Doctor Johnson and his
72
Madame Paillans pension
73
Sir Roger de Coverley and Moll White from The Spectator 171
74
Misailury from The Spectator 1712
75
The unwelcome cat after he Chat by Pierre de Ronsard
76
Maykittens after Von Katen by Theodor Storm
77

The Diminutive Lyon or Catus the Cat from The English Physician by William Salmon
54
Arsinoes cats from Concerning Cats by Graham Tomson
55
To Pangur Ban my White Cat by an Irish monk
56
Mice before milk from The Manciples Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer
57
The mouses escape from The Burges Mouse and the Uplandis Mouse by Robert Henryson 58 Nico the shepherds cat from Second Eclogues of Arcad...
58
The lover by George Turberville
59
Cat into lady from Bewicks Aesops Fables
60
The ratcatcher and cats from Fables by John
62
The old woman and her cats from Fables by John
63
The witch after Die Hexe by Heinrich Heine
65
Raminagrobis or the cat judge from Fables by La Fontaine
66
Tybert and Reynart tr and printed by William Caxton 1481
83
Cats eyes
94
Five eyes by Walter de la Mare
100
Angaise by Honore de Balzac translated by May Elizabeth Jenkin
114
The law of the cat from the codes enacted by Howel the Good
121
A cats prayer from Prayers from the Ark by Bernos
128
1j4 Nine livesj from J T a1 J n by Oswald Barron
136
Talc of a holy cat from The Times 1963
190
Two epitaphs
196
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