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By Lewis Carroll

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, in the course of the Looking-Glass have captured the imaginations of readers given that their courses. After Alice follows the frantically behind schedule White Rabbit down a gap, her adventures within the magical international of Wonderland start. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, she meets various fantastic creatures, together with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts—who, with assistance from her enchanted deck of cards, tips Alice into taking part in a extraordinary video game of croquet. Her adventures proceed in during the Looking-Glass, that is loosely in accordance with a online game of chess and comprises Carroll’s well-known poem “Jabberwocky.”

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Derek Henderson,’ said Porlock, ‘ . . ’ There was everywhere silence, everywhere.  .  The Sunday School lesson that sticks most in my mind was when we were told that one of the girls that usually came had died. ’ He does, he doesn’t. Tick tock. He does, he doesn’t. Tick tock. ’ There was a pause. And then we all, at once, were buried beneath a hailstorm of wild-electric song. ’ When the music at last ceased to career and tumble, Porlock returned to how very similar it All was to Eden around here.

E. ’ I whispered. ‘“I conceal myself,”’ he said. ”’ I understood. 1 Walter Benjamin in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1937. It is, I am persuaded, a girl who appears in the background. ”’ The four of us were now scattered across the front room, the room with the television set, before which I sat, on the floor, cross-legged. My back was to the men, but I could see their reflections in the unlit grey-green screen. ’ said a man who stood outside in the front garden but was leaning in at an open window.

Enough,’ said Porlock. But on I ploughed, on to how, a little later, the flattened man had tried to hang himself. Everyone knew. And how, soon after, at a Christmas party held in the church, I had spied him sat at a table and eating red jelly and opening his cracker and finding within both a paper-crown and a tiny plastic pistol. He had turned to his wife, I said, his crown lopsided, and pointed the toy gun to the side of his royal head and smiled. But he did not speak, I said. His wife, though, did break the silence, saying he should return to the bloody jelly.

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