Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There (Google eBook)

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Henry Altemus, 1897 - Adventure and adventurers - 209 pages
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In this sequel to Alice in Wonderland, Alice climbs through a mirror in her room and enters a world similar to a chess board where she experiences many curious adventures with its fantastic inhabitants.
  

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Review: Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #2)

User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

Hot on the tails of the rabid success of Alice in Wonderland comes the similar, but somewhat different, sequal. The absurdity of this volume is of the same scope as the original, but in many cases ... Read full review

Review: Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland #2)

User Review  - Elizabeth Moffat - Goodreads

The two books which tell the story of Alice in Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass always bring back happy memories for me as I was given for my seventh birthday a beautiful hardback of The ... Read full review

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Page 80 - The time has come,' the Walrus said, 'To talk of many things: Of shoes - and ships — and sealing-wax Of cabbages - and kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings.
Page 81 - A loaf of bread,' the Walrus said, 'Is what we chiefly need: Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed— Now, if you're ready, Oysters dear, We can begin to feed.' 'But not on us!' the Oysters cried, Turning a little blue. 'After such kindness, that would be A dismal thing to do!' 'The night is fine,
Page 74 - I know what you're thinking about," said Tweedledum; "but it isn't so, nohow." "Contrariwise," continued Tweedledee, "if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.
Page 78 - O Oysters, come and walk with us!' The Walrus did beseech. 'A pleasant walk, a pleasant talk, Along the briny beach: We cannot do with more than four, To give a hand to each.' The eldest Oyster looked at him, But never a word he said: The eldest Oyster winked his eye, And shook his heavy head Meaning to say he did not choose To leave the oyster-bed.
Page 173 - And now, if e'er by chance I put My fingers into glue, Or madly squeeze a right-hand foot Into a left-hand shoe, Or if I drop upon my toe A very heavy weight, I weep, for it reminds me so Of that old man I used to know — Whose look was mild, whose speech was slow, Whose hair was whiter than the snow, Whose face was very like a crow, With eyes, like cinders, all aglow, Who seemed distracted with his woe, Who rocked his body to and fro, And muttered mumblingly and low, As if his mouth were full of...
Page 31 - Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves. And the mome raths outgrabe.
Page 50 - Well, in our country," said Alice, still panting a little, " you'd generally get to somewhere else — if you ran very fast for a long time as we've been doing." " A slow sort of country ! " said the Queen " Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that...
Page 80 - Oysters followed them. And yet another four ; And thick and fast they came at last, And more, and more, and more — All hopping through the frothy waves, And scrambling to the shore.
Page 82 - It seems a shame,' the Walrus said, 'To play them such a trick. After we've brought them out so far, And made them trot so quick!' The Carpenter said nothing but 'The butter's spread too thick!' 'I weep for you,' the Walrus said: 'I deeply sympathize.
Page 86 - Well, it's no use your talking about waking him," said Tweedledum, "when you're only one of the things in his dream. You know very well you're not real!

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