Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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" A present given when it isn't your birthday, of course."
Alice considered a little. "I like birthday presents best," she said, at last.
"You don't know what you're talking about!" cried Huinpty Duinpty. " How many days are there in a year?"
" Three hundred and sixty-five," said Alice.
"And how many birthdays have you ? "
" And if you take one from three hundred and sixty-five, what remains ? "
" Three hundred and sixty-four, of course."
Humpty Dumpty looked doubtful. " I'd rather see that done on paper," he said.
Alice couldn't help smiling as she took out her memorandum-book, and worked the sum for him :
365 1
Humpty Dumpty took the book, and looked at
it carefully. " That seems to be done right------"
he began.
" You're holding it upside down ! " Alice inter­rupted.
" To be sure I was! " Humpty Dumpty said,