"The criminal who now sits before the court licking her paws," resumed the Woggle-Bug, "has long desired to unlawfully eat the fat piglet, which was no bigger than a mouse.
And we know the thing is true, because since the time of that interview there is no piglet to be found anywhere.
Tell them it would be foolish for me to eat the piglet, because I had sense enough to know it would raise a row if I did.
The kitten could not have eaten your piglet--for here it is!
If he can produce but seven, then this is not the piglet that was lost, but another one.