Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

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Branden Books, 1948 - Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll) - 190 pages
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I love the writing of Lewis Carroll. - LibraryThing
It's full of fun poems and lovely illustrations. - LibraryThing
I love the illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. - LibraryThing
His writing is also pretty subversive. - LibraryThing
I was just bored by his writing. - LibraryThing

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Besides the upcoming Tim Burton version of Alice in Wonderland coming out in March 2010, I was interested in reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass to get a better idea ... Read full review

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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

If you were deciding what was better, Alice in Wonderland or Through the Looking Glass, I think the Walrus and the Carpenter would shift the balance to the later. Read full review

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Contents

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II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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Page 54 - You are old," said the youth, "one would hardly suppose That your eye was as steady as ever; Yet you balanced an eel on the end of your nose — What made you so awfully clever?" "I have answered three questions, and that is enough,
Page 78 - 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.
Page 135 - They told me you had been to her. And mentioned me to him: She gave me a good character, But said I could not swim. He sent them word I had not gone (We know it to be true): If she should push the matter on. What would become of you?
Page 32 - Let us both go to law: I will prosecute YOU. -Come, I'll take no denial; We must have a trial: For really this morning I've nothing to do.
Page 135 - I gave her one, they gave him two, You gave us three or more; They all returned from him to you, Though they were mine before. If I or she should chance to be Involved in this affair, He trusts to you to set them free, Exactly as we were.
Page 103 - The game's going on rather better now," she said, by way of keeping up the conversation a little. "Tis so," said the Duchess: "and the moral of that is— 'Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love, that makes the world go round!
Page 103 - Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.
Page 78 - 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...
Page 71 - Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,
Page 68 - While the Duchess sang the second verse of the song, she kept tossing the baby violently up and down, and the poor little thing howled so, that Alice could hardly hear the words: "7 speak severely to my boy, I beat him when he sneezes; For he can thoroughly enjoy The pepper when he pleases!

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