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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 8

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 8

The Queen’s Croquet-Ground A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners at it, busily painting them red. Alice thought this a very curious thing, and she went nearer to watch them, and just as she came up to them she heard […]

02Mar
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 7

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 7

A Mad Tea Party There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March Hare and the Hatter were having tea at it: a Dormouse was sitting between them, fast asleep, and the other two were using it as a cushion, resting their elbows on it, and the […]

02Mar
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 6

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 6

Pig and Pepper For a minute or two she stood looking at the house, and wondering what to do next, when suddenly a footman in livery came running out of the wood–(she considered him to be a footman because he was in livery: otherwise, judging by his face only, she would have called him a […]

02Mar
2012
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 5

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 5

Advice from a Caterpillar The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. `Who are YOU?’ said the Caterpillar. This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, `I–I […]

02Mar
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 4

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 4

The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again, and looking anxiously about as it went, as if it had lost something; and she heard it muttering to itself `The Duchess! The Duchess! Oh my dear paws! Oh my fur and whiskers! She’ll get me executed, as sure […]

02Mar
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 3

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 3

A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale They were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the bank–the birds with draggled feathers, the animals with their fur clinging close to them, and all dripping wet, cross, and uncomfortable. The first question of course was, how to get dry again: they had a consultation about this, and […]

02Mar
2012
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 2

Alice in wonderland // Chapter 2

The Pool of Tears `Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); `now I’m opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Good-bye, feet!’ (for when she looked down at her feet, they seemed to be almost out of sight, […]

02Mar
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Alice in wonderland // Chapter 1

Down the Rabbit Hole Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, `and what is the use of a book,’ […]

02Mar
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Snow-White And Rose-Red

There was once a poor widow who lived in a lonely cottage. In front ofthe cottage was a garden wherein stood two rose-trees, one of which borewhite and the  other red  roses. She  had two  children who  were likethe  two rose-trees, and one was  called Snow-white, and  the otherRose-red.  They were as good and happy, […]

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Cat-Skin

Cat-Skin

There was once a king, whose queen had hair of the purest gold, and wasso beautiful that her match was not to be  met with on the whole face ofthe earth. But this beautiful queen fell ill,  and when she felt thather  end drew near she called the king to  her and said, «Promise methat […]