Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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wool and water.
of temper, I think. I've pinned it here, and I've pinned it there, but there's no pleasing it! "
" It cant go straight, you know, if you pin it all on one side," Alice said, as she gently put it right for her; " and, dear me, what a state your hair is in!"
"The brush has got entangled in it!" the Queen said with a sigh. " And I lost the comb yesterday."
Alice carefully released the brush, and did her best to get the hair into order. " Come, you look rather better now ! " she said, after altering most of the pins. " But really you should have a lady's-maid ! "
" I'm sure I'll take you with pleasure ! " the Queen said. " Twopence a week, and jam every other day."
Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said, "I
don't want you to hire me------and I don't care for
"It's very good jam," said the Queen.
" Well, I don't want any to-day, at any rate."
" You couldn't have it if you did want it," the Queen said. "The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday------but never jam to-day."
"It must come sometimes to 'jam to-day,'" Alice objected.
"No, it can't," said the Queen. "It's jam