Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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HUMPTY DUMPTY
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" They are that," said Humpty Dumpty: " also
tliey make their nests under sun-dials------also they
live on cheese."
" And what's to '■gyre' and to '■gimble' ? " "To 'gyre' is to go round and round like a
gyroscope. To ' gimble' is to make holes like a
gimblet."