Puss in Boots     /p9

It was just in time, because the cat heard the royal coach approaching. He ran to the gates and motioned to the coachman to stop.

Puss bowed low. "Sire, pray enter the castle of my master, the Marquis of Carabas!"

"Dear Marquis," said the King, "I didn't know you lived in such a magnificent castle. I must have you for my son-in-law."