Download PDF by Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking

By Lewis Carroll

ISBN-10: 145168536X

ISBN-13: 9781451685367

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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 due to the fact their guides. After Alice follows the frantically not on time White Rabbit down a gap, her adventures within the magical international of Wonderland commence. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, she meets a number of fantastic creatures, together with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts—who, with the aid of her enchanted deck of cards, methods Alice into enjoying a weird and wonderful video game of croquet. Her adventures proceed in in the course of the Looking-Glass, that's loosely in keeping with a online game of chess and comprises Carroll’s well-known poem “Jabberwocky.”

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She put the cartridge in her handbag. " Michel fell silent. He seemed less at ease than ever. 1 thought of the fly in milk. He no longer knew whether to laugh or break down. He truly reminded me of a fly in milk, or perhaps a bad swimmer swallowing water . He couldn't hold his liquor. By the end he was on the THE BLUE OF NOON 92 ANTONIO'S STORY 93 The story had left me stunned. I managed to ask Michel, as though we weren't drunk but obliged to remain desperately alert (in spite of everything, our heads were clear), "Can you tell me what Antonio was like?

He was racked by some difficulty only he could perceive. His hands initiated a gesture. "But its conse­ quences cannot escape a mind as caustic and restless as your own . " I turned toward Lazare and said, "You'll have to excuse me, but would you show me to the toilet? " For a moment she hesitated, not understanding, then rose and led me to the door. I bad a long piss, after which I thought that I might be able to vomit. I ex­ hausted myself in useless exertions, thrusting two fing­ ers down my throat, making a dreadful sound as I coughed.

It was pouring. I was without coat or hat. It seemed to me that I didn't have far to go . I walked for nearly an hour, frozen by the rain that soaked my clothing and hair. MOTHERL Y FEET 65 5 On the following day I had forgotten about this ex­ cursion into a demented reality. I woke up shattered. I was shattered by the fear I had experienced in my dream; I was haggard; I was burning with fever. I did not touch the breakfast that my mother-in-law set down at my bedside. I still felt like throwing up: the feeling had not really subsided for the past two days.

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