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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
'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!'