Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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luckily the Queen did not wait for an answer, but went on. "At the end of three yards I shall re­peat them------for fear of your forgetting them.
At the end of four, I shall say good-bye. And at the end of five, I shall go!"
She had got all the pegs put in by this time, and Alice looked on with great interest as she re­turned to the tree, and then began slowly walking down the row.
At the two-yard peg she faced round, and said, " A pawn goes two squares in its first move, you know. So you'll go very quickly through the Third
Square------by railway, I should think------and
you'll find yourself in the Fourth Square in no time. Well, that square belongs to Tweedledum
and Tweed] edee------the Fifth is mostly water
------the Sixth belongs to Humpty Dumpty------
But you make no remark?"
"I——I.didn't know I had to make one------
just then," Alice faltered out.
" You should have said," the Queen went on in a tone of grave reproof, " ' It's extremely kind of
you to tell me all this'------however, we'll suppose
it said------the Seventh Square is all forest------
however, one of the Knights will show you the
way------and in the Eighth Square we shall be
Queens together, and it's all feasting and fun!" Alice got up and curtesied, and sat down again.