Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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"IT'S MY OWN INVENTION.''             149
to put another man's helmet on------with the man
in it, too."
" How can you go on talking so quietly, head downwards ?" Alice asked, as she dragged him out by the feet, and laid him in a heap on the bank.
The Knight looked surprised at the question. " What does it matter where my body happens to be ? " he said. " My mind goes on working all the same. In fact, the more head downwards I am, the more I keep inventing new things.
"Now the cleverest thing of the sort that I ever did," he went on after a pause, " was invent­ing a new pudding during the meat course."