Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (page 4/5)

[picture: Cheshire Cat fading to smile]

Cheshire Cat fading to smile

“ ‘All right,’ said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Mad Hatter's Tea Party]

Mad Hatter’s 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 talking over its head. ‘Very uncomfortable for the Dormouse,’ thought Alice; [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Hatter engaging in rhetoric]

Hatter engaging in rhetoric

“ ‘Well, I’d hardly finished the first verse,’ said the Hatter, ‘when the Queen jumped up and bawled out, “He’s murdering the time! Off with his head!” ’ [more...] [$]

[picture: Mad Hatter and March Hare dunking the Dormouse]

Mad Hatter and March Hare dunking the Dormouse

“This piece of rudeness was more than Alice could bear: she got up in great disgust, and walked off; the Dormouse fell asleep instantly, and neither of the others took the least notice of her going, though she looked back once or twice, half hoping that they would call after her: the last time she saw them, they [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Two, Five and Seven painting the rosebush]

Two, Five and Seven painting the rosebush

“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.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Off with her head!]

Off with her head!

“The Queen turned crimson with fury, and, after glaring at her for a moment like a wild beast, screamed ‘Off with her head! Off—’ [more...] [$]

[picture: Alice trying to play croquet with flamingo and hedgehog]

Alice trying to play croquet with flamingo and hedgehog

“The chief difficulty Alice found at first was in managing her flamingo: she succeeded in getting its body tucked away, comfortably enough, under her arm, with its legs hanging down, but generally, just as she had got its neck nicely straightened out, and was [...]would twist itself round and look up in her face, with such a puzzled expression that she could not help bursting out laughing: and when she had got its head down, and was going to begin again, it was very provoking to find that the hedgehog had unrolled itself, and was in the act of crawling away: besides all this, there was generally a ridge or furrow in the way wherever she wanted to send the hedgehog to, and, as the doubled-up soldiers were always getting up and walking off to other parts of the ground, Alice soon came to the conclusion that it was a very difficult game indeed.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Executioner argues with King about cutting off Cheshire Cat's head]

Executioner argues with King about cutting off Cheshire Cat’s head

When she got back to the Cheshire Cat, she was surprised to find quite a large crowd collected round it: there was a dispute going on between the executioner, the King, and the Queen, who were all talking at once, while all the [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Alice (with flamingo) chats with the Duchess]

Alice (with flamingo) chats with the Duchess

‘I dare say you’re wondering why I don’t put my arm round your waist,’ the Duchess said after a pause: ‘the reason is, that I’m doubtful about the temper of your flamingo. Shall I try the experiment?’ [more...] [$]

[picture: The Gryphon Asleep]

The Gryphon Asleep

They very soon came upon a Gryphon, lying fast asleep in the sun. (If you don’t know what a Gryphon is, look at the picture.) [more...] [$]

[picture: The Mock Turtle and Gryphon sing to Alice]

The Mock Turtle and Gryphon sing to Alice

‘This here young lady,’ said the Gryphon, ‘she wants for to know your history, she do.’ [more...] [$]

[picture: The Lobster Quadrille]

The Lobster Quadrille

The Mock Turtle and the Gryphon demonstrating the Lobster Quadrille to Alice. [more...] [$]


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