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Mary had a little lamb and the doctor fainted.
-- Anonymous1  
Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog's face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window.
-- Steve Bluestone  
I know a dead parrot when I see one, and I'm looking at one right now.... This is an ex-parrot.
-- John Cleese, Monty Python, British comedy television show  
I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul.
-- Jean Cocteau  
... I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honorable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal2 sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time.
-- Colette  
What if it was cats who invented technology... would they have tv shows starring rubber sqeak toys?
-- Douglas Coupland  
In a cat's eyes, all things belong to cats.
-- English Proverb  
I think we are drawn3 to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better.
-- George Bird Evans  
When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet, and when toast is dropped, it always lands with the buttered side down. I propose to strap4 buttered toast to the back of a cat; the 2 will hover5, inches above the ground. With a giant buttered-cat array, a high-speed monorail could easily link New York with Chicago.
-- John Frazee  
When I was a kid my favorite relative was Uncle Caveman. After school we'd all go play in his cave, and every once in a while he would eat one of us. It wasn't until later that I found out that Uncle Caveman was a bear.
-- Jack6 Handey, Deep Thoughts  
Women and Cats will do as they please. Men and dogs had better get used to it.
-- Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love, Lazarus Long  
Love to eat them mousies
Mousie's what I love to eat.
Bite they little heads off
Nibble on they tiny feet.
-- B. Kliban  
What kills a skunk7 is the publicity8 it gives itself.
-- Abraham Lincoln  
It's true that I did get the girl, but then my grandfather always said, "Even a blind chicken finds a few grains of corn now and then."
-- Lyle Lovett, musician, upon marying actress Julia Roberts, 1994  
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read.
-- Groucho Marx  
The trouble with a kitten is
THAT
Eventually it becomes a
CAT.
-- Ogden Nash  
When the mouse laughs at the cat, there is a hole nearby.
-- Nigerian Proverb  
A hippo does not have a sting in its tail, but a wise man would still rather be sat on by a bee.
-- Polish proverb  
A kitten is chiefly remarkable9 for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
-- Agnes Repplier  
There are two means of refuge from the misery10 of life - music and cats.
-- Albert Schweitzer  
Weaseling out of things is good. It's what separates us from the other animals....except weasels.
-- Homer Simpson, character from The Simpsons, U.S. animated11 television show  
I loathe12 people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts13 to bite people themselves.
-- August Strindberg  
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.
-- Lily Tomlin  
It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
-- Mark Twain  
Man is the only animal that blushes--or needs to.
-- Mark Twain  
The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.
-- Mark Twain  
We think caged birds sing, when indeed they cry.
-- John Webster  
The English country gentleman galloping14 after a fox--the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable.
-- Oscar Wilde  
Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.
-- Steven Wright  
Imagine if birds were tickled15 by feathers. You'd see a flock of birds come by, laughing hysterically16!
-- Steven Wright    


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1 anonymous lM2yp     
adj.无名的;匿名的;无特色的
参考例句:
  1. Sending anonymous letters is a cowardly act.寄匿名信是懦夫的行为。
  2. The author wishes to remain anonymous.作者希望姓名不公开。
2 brutal bSFyb     
adj.残忍的,野蛮的,不讲理的
参考例句:
  1. She has to face the brutal reality.她不得不去面对冷酷的现实。
  2. They're brutal people behind their civilised veneer.他们表面上温文有礼,骨子里却是野蛮残忍。
3 drawn MuXzIi     
v.拖,拉,拔出;adj.憔悴的,紧张的
参考例句:
  1. All the characters in the story are drawn from life.故事中的所有人物都取材于生活。
  2. Her gaze was drawn irresistibly to the scene outside.她的目光禁不住被外面的风景所吸引。
4 strap 5GhzK     
n.皮带,带子;v.用带扣住,束牢;用绷带包扎
参考例句:
  1. She held onto a strap to steady herself.她抓住拉手吊带以便站稳。
  2. The nurse will strap up your wound.护士会绑扎你的伤口。
5 hover FQSzM     
vi.翱翔,盘旋;徘徊;彷徨,犹豫
参考例句:
  1. You don't hover round the table.你不要围着桌子走来走去。
  2. A plane is hover on our house.有一架飞机在我们的房子上盘旋。
6 jack 53Hxp     
n.插座,千斤顶,男人;v.抬起,提醒,扛举;n.(Jake)杰克
参考例句:
  1. I am looking for the headphone jack.我正在找寻头戴式耳机插孔。
  2. He lifted the car with a jack to change the flat tyre.他用千斤顶把车顶起来换下瘪轮胎。
7 skunk xERzE     
n.臭鼬,黄鼠狼;v.使惨败,使得零分;烂醉如泥
参考例句:
  1. That was a rotten thing to do, you skunk!那种事做得太缺德了,你这卑鄙的家伙!
  2. The skunk gives off an unpleasant smell when attacked.受到攻击时臭鼬会发出一种难闻的气味。
8 publicity ASmxx     
n.众所周知,闻名;宣传,广告
参考例句:
  1. The singer star's marriage got a lot of publicity.这位歌星的婚事引起了公众的关注。
  2. He dismissed the event as just a publicity gimmick.他不理会这件事,只当它是一种宣传手法。
9 remarkable 8Vbx6     
adj.显著的,异常的,非凡的,值得注意的
参考例句:
  1. She has made remarkable headway in her writing skills.她在写作技巧方面有了长足进步。
  2. These cars are remarkable for the quietness of their engines.这些汽车因发动机没有噪音而不同凡响。
10 misery G10yi     
n.痛苦,苦恼,苦难;悲惨的境遇,贫苦
参考例句:
  1. Business depression usually causes misery among the working class.商业不景气常使工薪阶层受苦。
  2. He has rescued me from the mire of misery.他把我从苦海里救了出来。
11 animated Cz7zMa     
adj.生气勃勃的,活跃的,愉快的
参考例句:
  1. His observations gave rise to an animated and lively discussion.他的言论引起了一场气氛热烈而活跃的讨论。
  2. We had an animated discussion over current events last evening.昨天晚上我们热烈地讨论时事。
12 loathe 60jxB     
v.厌恶,嫌恶
参考例句:
  1. I loathe the smell of burning rubber.我厌恶燃着的橡胶散发的气味。
  2. You loathe the smell of greasy food when you are seasick.当你晕船时,你会厌恶油腻的气味。
13 guts Yraziv     
v.狼吞虎咽,贪婪地吃,飞碟游戏(比赛双方每组5人,相距15码,互相掷接飞碟);毁坏(建筑物等)的内部( gut的第三人称单数 );取出…的内脏n.勇气( gut的名词复数 );内脏;消化道的下段;肠
参考例句:
  1. I'll only cook fish if the guts have been removed. 鱼若已收拾干净,我只需烧一下即可。
  2. Barbara hasn't got the guts to leave her mother. 巴巴拉没有勇气离开她妈妈。 来自《简明英汉词典》
14 galloping galloping     
adj. 飞驰的, 急性的 动词gallop的现在分词形式
参考例句:
  1. The horse started galloping the moment I gave it a good dig. 我猛戳了马一下,它就奔驰起来了。
  2. Japan is galloping ahead in the race to develop new technology. 日本在发展新技术的竞争中进展迅速,日新月异。
15 tickled 2db1470d48948f1aa50b3cf234843b26     
(使)发痒( tickle的过去式和过去分词 ); (使)愉快,逗乐
参考例句:
  1. We were tickled pink to see our friends on television. 在电视中看到我们的一些朋友,我们高兴极了。
  2. I tickled the baby's feet and made her laugh. 我胳肢孩子的脚,使她发笑。
16 hysterically 5q7zmQ     
ad. 歇斯底里地
参考例句:
  1. The children giggled hysterically. 孩子们歇斯底里地傻笑。
  2. She sobbed hysterically, and her thin body was shaken. 她歇斯底里地抽泣着,她瘦弱的身体哭得直颤抖。
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