By Lewis Carroll
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Alice did not quite know what to say to this : so she helped herself to some tea and bread-and-butter, and then turned to the Dormouse, and repeated her question. “Why did they live at the bottom of a well ? ” — 64 — “ There’s no such thing ! ” Alice was beginning very angrily, but the Hatter and the March Hare went “ Sh ! Sh ! ” “ No, please go on ! ” Alice said very humbly. “ I wo’n’t interrupt you again. ” “ One, indeed ! ” said the Dormouse indignantly. However, he consented to go on. “And so these three little sisters—they were learning to draw, you know——” “What did they draw ?
But perhaps he ca’n’t help it,” she said to herself ; “ his eyes are so very nearly at the top of his head. —How am I to get in ? ” she repeated, aloud. “ I shall sit here,” the Footman remarked, “ till to-morrow——” At this moment the door of the house opened, and a large plate came skimming out, straight at the Footman’s head : it just grazed — 50 — his nose, and broke to pieces against one of the trees behind him. “ ——or next day, maybe,” the Footman continued in the same tone, exactly as if nothing had happened.
Or next day, maybe,” the Footman continued in the same tone, exactly as if nothing had happened. “ How am I to get in ? ” asked Alice again, in a louder tone. “ Are you to get in at all ? ” said the Footman. ” It was, no doubt : only Alice did not like to be told so. “ It’s really dreadful,” she muttered to herself, “ the way all the creatures argue. It’s enough to drive one crazy ! ” The Footman seemed to think this a good opportunity for repeating his remark, with variations. ” “ But what am I to do ?
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll