A New Alice in the Old Wonderland

A New Alice in the Old Wonderland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...asked Alice, turning her head away, and feeling that she certainly must contrive to change the subject at once. " What's the matter?" asked the Red Queen, looking at her suspiciously. " Are you choking?" " I was rather afraid I might choke," answered Alice; and seeing that her only safety was in talking about the first thing that came into her head, she said, " I suppose if the Red King is going to come into the play he will have his feet, won't he? And will the Duchess have a part in it, too?" " Stop asking questions, like' a tee-to-tum," said the Red Queen; " don't you see how you disturb her!" Changes certainly took place very suddenly in this country. The White Queen was now seated on the grass, turning over a great bundle of papers in frantic haste. Alice thought at first that they had something to do with the theatricals. They seemed to contain something the Queen was very anxious to find. She hurriedly turned them over and over, and upside down, and held them very close to her eyes and then very far off, rubbing her eyes continually so that they were growing red. " She wants spectacles," Alice suggested. "No, she don't," said the Red Queen; "she wants to know what day of the month it is, or else what time the trains go; she don't know which." "Both, I expect" said the White Queen, looking wildly about her, and giving all the papers to Alice. " Just you look over these, will you?" " Why," exclaimed Alice, as she turned them over rapidly, "these are nothing but pieces of paper!" " I know they're pieces of paper as well as you do," said the White Queen, snappishly. " But I mean there's nothing at all on them," said Alice; " they're only blank paper." " She knows there's nothing on them," said the Red Queen. " If there had been anything on...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123667183X
  • 9781236671837