Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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with its head on fire, and had thought to herself, " I wonder if that's the reason insects are so fond
of flying into candles------because they want to turn
into Snap-dragon-flies!"
" Crawling at your feet," said the Gnat (Alice drew her feet back in some alarm), "you may ob­serve a Bread and-butter-fly. Its wings are thin slices of bread-and-butter, its body is a crust, and its head is a lump of sugar."
"And what does it live on?"
" Weak tea with cream in it."
A new difficulty came into Alice's head. " Sup­posing it couldn't find any?" she suggested.
" Then it would die, of course."
"But that must happen very often," Alice re­marked thoughtfully.