Alice Through The Looking-Glass

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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QUEEN ALICE.                            163
wouldn't remain; it would come to bite me------
and I'm sure /shouldn't remain !"
" Then you think nothing would remain ?" said the Red Queen.
" I think that's the answer."
"Wrong, as usual," said the Red Queen, "the dog's temper would remain."
" But I don't see how------"
" Why, look here! " the Red Queen cried. " The dog would lose its temper, wouldn't it ? "
" Perhaps it would," Alice replied, cautiously.
" Then if the dog went away, its temper would remain !" the Queen exclaimed, triumphantly.
Alice said, as gravely as she could, " They might go different ways." But she couldn't help thinking to herself, " What dreadful nonsense we are talking!"