Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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Howevek, the egg only got larger and larger, and more and more human: when she had come within a few yards of it, she saw that it had eyes and a nose and mouth; and when she had come close to it, she saw clearly that it was HUMPTY DUMPTY himself. " It can't be anybody else!" she said to herself. "I'm as certain of it, as if his name were written all over his face!"
It might have been written a hundred times, easily, on that enormous face. Humpty Dumpty was sitting with his legs crossed,<like a Turk, on
the top of a high wall------such a narrow one that
Alice quite wondered how lie could keep his bal­ance------and, as his eyes were steadily fixed m the
opposite direction, and he didn't take the least no­tice of her, she thought he must be a stuffed figure after all.
"And how exactly like an egg he is!" she said aloud, standing with her hands ready to catch him, for she was every moment expecting him to fall.