<Title>Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There</Title>
<Edition>Mount Vernon, New York: Peter Pauper Press, 1941</Edition>
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ONE thing was certain, that the <i>white</i> kitten had
had nothing to do with it--it was the black
kitten's fault entirely. For the white kitten had been
having its face washed by the old cat, for the last
quarter of an hour (and bearing it pretty well, considering); so you see that it <i>couldn't</i> have had any
hand in the mischief.
The way Dinah washed her children's faces was like
this: first she held the poor thing down by its ear
with one paw, and then with the other paw she
rubbed its face all over, the wrong way, beginning
at the nose: and just now, as I said, she was hard at
work on the white kitten, which was lying quite still
and trying to purr--no doub . . .