Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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mouth so wide open ! All the ashes will get into
it------there, now I think you're tidy enough!"
she added, as she smoothed his hair, and set him upon the table near the Queen.
The King immediately fell flat on his back, and lay perfectly still: and Alice was a little alarmed at what she had done, and went round the room to see if she could find any water to throw over him. However, she could find nothing but a bottle of ink, and when she got back with it she found he had recovered, and he and the Queen
were talking together in a frightened whisper------
so low, that Alice could hardly hear what they said.
The King was saying, " I assure you, my dear, 1 turned cold to the very ends of my whiskers!"
To which the Queen replied, " You haven't got any whiskers."
"The horror of that moment," the King went on, "I shall never, never forget! "
"You will, though," the Queen said, "if you don't make a memorandum of it."
Alice looked on with great interest as the King took an enormous memorandum-book out of his pocket, and began writing. A sudden thought struck her, and she took hold of the end of the pencil, which came some way over his shoulder, and began writing for him.