Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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doubtfully. " Would you tell me which road leads out of the wood ?"
"What shall I repeat to her ? " said Tweedle-dee, looking round at Tweedledum with great solemn eyes, and not noticing Alice's question.
'" The Walrus and the Carpenter' is the longest," Tweedledum replied, giving his brother an affec­tionate hug.
Tweedledee began instantly:
" The sun was shining------"
Here Alice ventured to interrupt him. " If it's very long," she said, as politely as she could, "would you please tell me first which road------"
Tweedledee smiled gently, and began again:
" The sun was shining on the sea,
Shining with all his might : He did his very best to make
The billows smooth and brightAnd this was odd, because it was
The middle of the night.
" The moon was shining sulkily, Because she thought the sun Had got no business to be there
After the day was done— ' IPs very rude of him,'1 she said, ' To come and spoil the fun I'