Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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And all of us are fat ! ' 'No hurry ! ' said the Carpenter. They thanked him much for that.
" 'A loaf of bread,' the Walrus said, 'Is what we chiefly need :
Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed
Now if you're ready, Oysters dear, We can begin to feed.'
" 'But not on us J' the Oysters cried,
Turning a little blue. 'After such kindness, that would be
A dismal thing to do ! ' ' The night is fine,' the Walrus said.
'Do you admire the view ? '
'"It was so kind of you to come ! And you are very nice ! ' The Carpenter said nothing but
' Cut us another slice : I wish you were not quite so deaf—' I've had to ask you twice!'
" 'It seems a shame,' the Walrus said, ' To play them such a trick, After, we've brought them out so far,
And made them trot so quick ! ' The Carpenter said nothing but ' The butter's spread too thick /'