Chernin is known for keeping his cards close to the vest (one associate describes him as “a Cheshire cat”).
Cheshire County Jail in Keene, N.H., looks more like a small college campus or a tech start-up than a house of detention.
And while the angelic Fetherston may look like a naïve Alice, she is much more of an all-knowing Cheshire Cat.
Cheshire is less interested in the literal, chromosomal answer than the figurative one.
Chris grinned in a Cheshire Cat way, recovering in about .002 seconds.
The century, that opened with war and bloodshed, closed in peace such as Cheshire had hardly ever before experienced.
The grasshopper is banished to the garden and the Cheshire Cat smiles all over her face.
Hard; shape like Austrian Nagelkassa and the size of Cheshire though sometimes smaller.
We next reached Harecastle, in Cheshire, where we landed for lunch.
The old Cheshire, everywhere in evidence with its timber-and-plaster houses, distracts the mind from this new industrial Cheshire.
I made a pun the other day, and palmed it upon Holcroft, who grinned like a Cheshire cat. (Why do cats grin in Cheshire?--Because it was once a county palatine, and the cats cannot help laughing whenever they think of it, though I see no great joke in it.) I said that Holcroft, on being asked who were the best dramatic writers of the day, replied, "HOOK AND I." Mr Hook is author of several pieces, Tekeli, &c. You know what hooks and eyes are, don't you? They are what little boys do up their breeches with. [Charles Lamb, letter to Thomas Manning, Feb. 26, 1808]