The Complete Works of Lewis Carroll

By Lewis Carroll

It is a rigorously edited textual content of the writer's leader paintings and choices from his lesser writings and letters with no which it'd be most unlikely to shape an image of his life's paintings and genius.


» Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
» during the Looking-Glass, and What Alice came across There.
» Sylvie and Bruno.
» Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.


» A Tangled Tale.
» Bruno’s Revenge and different Stories.
» What the Tortoise stated to Achilles.


» Early Verse.
» Puzzles from Wonderland.
» Prologues to Plays.
» Rhyme? And Reason?
» collage Rhymes and Notes through an Oxford Chiel.
» Acrostics, Inscriptions and different Verses.
» 3 Sunsets and different Poems.

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Why, she, of course,’ stated the Dodo, pointing to Alice with one finger; and the total social gathering without delay crowded around her, calling out in a harassed approach, ‘Prizes! Prizes! ’ Alice had no concept what to do, and in melancholy she positioned her hand in her pocket, and pulled out a field of comfits, (luckily the salt water had now not obtained into it), and passed them around as prizes. there has been precisely one a-piece all around. ‘But she should have a prize herself, you know,’ stated the Mouse. ‘Of course,’ the Dodo spoke back very gravely. ‘What else have you ever acquired on your pocket? ’ he went on, turning to Alice. ‘Only a thimble,’ stated Alice unfortunately. ‘Hand it over here,’ stated the Dodo. Then all of them crowded around her once again, whereas the Dodo solemnly provided the thimble, asserting ‘We beg your reputation of this based thimble’; and, while it had entire this brief speech, all of them cheered. Alice inspiration the whole lot very absurd, yet all of them appeared so grave that she didn't dare to snicker; and, as she couldn't consider whatever to claim, she easily bowed, and took the thimble, taking a look as solemn as she may perhaps. the following factor used to be to consume the comfits: this triggered a few noise and confusion, because the huge birds complained that they can now not style theirs, and the small ones choked and needed to be patted at the again. despite the fact that, it used to be over finally, and so they sat down back in a hoop, and begged the Mouse to inform them whatever extra. ‘You promised to inform me your heritage, you know,’ acknowledged Alice, ‘and why it's you hate—C and D,’ she extra in a whisper, part afraid that it'd be indignant back. ‘Mine is a protracted and a tragic story! ’ acknowledged the Mouse, turning to Alice, and sighing. ‘It is a protracted tail, certainly,’ acknowledged Alice, having a look down with ask yourself on the Mouse’s tail; ‘but why do you name it unhappy? ’ and she or he saved on perplexing approximately it whereas the Mouse used to be conversing, in order that her suggestion of the story used to be whatever like this:— ‘Fury acknowledged to a mouse, That he met within the condo, “Let us either cross to legislation, I will prose- adorable you. — Come, I’ll take no de- nial; We should have a tribulation: For quite this morn- ing I’ve not anything to do. ” stated the mouse to the cur, “Such a trial, expensive Sir, With no jury or pass judgement on, could be wast- ing our breath. ” “I’ll be pass judgement on, I’ll be jury,” stated cun- ning previous Fury: “I’ll try out the entire reason and con- demn you to loss of life. ”’ ‘You are usually not attending! ’ acknowledged the Mouse to Alice seriously. ‘What are you taking into consideration? ’ ‘I beg your pardon,’ stated Alice very humbly: ‘you had obtained to the 5th bend, i feel? ’ ‘I had now not! ’ cried the Mouse, sharply and extremely angrily. ‘A knot! ’ stated Alice, continually able to make herself necessary, and searching anxiously approximately her. ‘Oh, do allow me aid to undo it! ’ ‘I shall do not anything of the sort,’ acknowledged the Mouse, getting up and jogging away. ‘You insult me through speaking such nonsense! ’ ‘I didn’t suggest it! ’ pleaded bad Alice. ‘But you’re so simply indignant, you recognize! ’ The Mouse in simple terms growled in answer. ‘Please get back and end your tale! ’ Alice referred to as after it; and the others all joined in refrain, ‘Yes, please do!

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