Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Excerpt: ...'I don't see any wine, ' she remarked. 'There isn't any, ' said the March Hare. 'Then it wasn't very civil of you to offer it, ' said Alice angrily. 'It wasn't very civil of you to sit down without being invited, ' said the March Hare. 'I didn't know it was your table, ' said Alice; 'it's laid for a great many more than three.' 'Your hair wants cutting, ' said the Hatter. He had been looking at Alice for some time with great curiosity, and this was his first speech. 'You should learn not to make personal remarks, ' Alice said with some severity; 'it's very rude.' The Hatter opened his eyes very wide on hearing this; but all he said was, 'Why is a raven like a writing-desk?' 'Come, we shall have some fun now!' thought Alice. 'I'm glad they've begun asking riddles.--I believe I can guess that, ' she added aloud. 'Do you mean that you think you can find out the answer to it?' said the March Hare. 'Exactly so, ' said Alice. 'Then you should say what you mean, ' the March Hare went on. 'I do, ' Alice hastily replied; 'at least--at least I mean what I say--that's the same thing, you know.' 'Not the same thing a bit!' said the Hatter. 'You might just as well say that "I see what I eat" is the same thing as "I eat what I see"!' 'You might just as well say, ' added the March Hare, 'that "I like what I get" is the same thing as "I get what I like"!' 'You might just as well say, ' added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, 'that "I breathe when I sleep" is the same thing as "I sleep when I breathe"!' 'It is the same thing with you, ' said the Hatter, and here the conversation dropped, and the party sat silent for a minute, while Alice thought over all she could remember about ravens and writing-desks, which wasn't much. The Hatter was the first to break the silence. 'What day of the month is it?' he said, turning to Alice: he had taken his watch out of his pocket, and was looking at it uneasily, shaking it every now and then, and holding it to his ear....show more

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  • 10+
  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236691997
  • 9781236691996