Flash rule: \"I didn\'t know before,\" said Tip, looking at the
154 Woggle-Bug with a puzzled expression, \"that insects wore clothes.\"
\"Nor do they, in their natural state,\" returned the stranger. \"But in the course of my wanderings I had the good fortune to save the ninth life of a tailor -- tailors having, like cats, nine lives, as you probably know. The fellow was exceedingly grateful, for had he lost that ninth life it would have been the end of him; so he begged permission to furnish me with the stylish costume I now wear. It fits very nicely, does it not?\" and the Woggle-Bug stood up and turned himself around slowly, that all might examine