The Red King Asleepdetails

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Image title: The Red King Asleep
Source: Caroll, Lewis: “Through the Looking-Glass And What Alice Found There” (1871)
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He’s dreaming now,” said Tweedledee: “and what do you think he’s dreaming about?”

Alice said “Nobody can guess that.”

“Why, about you!” Tweedledee exclaimed, clapping his hands triumphantly. “And if he left off dreaming about you, where do you suppose you’d be?”

“Where I am now, of course,” said Alice.

“Not you!” Tweedledee retorted contemptuously. “You’d be nowhere. Why, you’re only a sort of thing in his dream!”

“If that there King was to wake,” added Tweedledum, “you’d go out— bang!—just like a candle!” (p. 81)

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Engraver: Dalziel
Artist: John Tenniel (1820 – 1914)
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