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John Tenniel : The Cheshire Cat begins to fade away, his smile the last to go

John Tenniel
The Cheshire Cat begins to fade away, his smile the last to go
Illustration to chapter 6 of Alice in Wonderland
Wood-engraving by Thomas Dalziel

`All right,' said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.

`Well! I've often seen a cat without a grin,' thought Alice; `but a grin without a cat! It's the most curious thing I ever saw in my life!'

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