Download e-book for iPad: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking by Lewis Carroll

By Lewis Carroll

ISBN-10: 0141956739

ISBN-13: 9780141956732

Bored on a sizzling afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole ? with out giving a considered how she could get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: the place animals resolution again, a child becomes a pig, time stands nonetheless at a disorderly tea celebration, croquet is performed with hedgehogs and flamingos, and the Mock Turtle and Gryphon dance the Lobster Quadrille. In a land during which not anything is because it turns out and brownies, potions and mushrooms could make her cut back to 10 inches or develop to the dimensions of a home, will Alice be capable to locate her means domestic back?

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And he rocked, giving me the old glint under frowning brows, as if with all the time in the world. “No time, yes,” he said, gloopy. So I put the kettle on. Then I said: “To what do I owe the extreme pleasure? ” he said, very skorry and sly, sort of hunched looking at me but still rocking away. Then he caught sight of an advert in the gazetta, which was on the table—a lovely smecking young ptitsa with her groodies hanging out to advertise, my brothers, the Glories of the Jugoslav Beaches. Then, after sort of eating her up in two swallows, he said: “Why should you think in terms of there being anything wrong?

The Luna was well up now, and we could viddy this cottage fine and clear as I eased up and put the brake on, the other three giggling like bezoomny, and we could viddy the name on the gate of this cottage veshch was HOME, a gloomy sort of a name. I got out of the auto, ordering my droogs to shush their giggles and act like serious, and I opened this malenky gate and walked up to the front door. I knocked nice and gentle and nobody came, so I knocked a bit more and this time I could slooshy somebody coming, then a bolt drawn, then the door inched open an inch or so, then I could viddy this one glazz looking out at me and the door was on a chain.

You’re about due now by my reckoning. That’s why I’m warning you, little Alex, to keep your handsome young proboscis out of the dirt, yes. ” “As an unmuddied lake, sir,” I said. “Clear as an azure sky of deepest summer. ” And I gave him a nice zooby smile. But when he’d ookadeeted and I was making this very strong pot of chai, I grinned to myself over this veshch that P. R. Deltoid and his droogs worried about.

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