Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Caroll

  • # 138312 Apr '12
    THE END

    THE END

  • # 138212 Apr '12
    and how she would feel with all their simple sorrows, and
find a pleasure in all their simple joys, remembering her own
child-life, and the happy summer days.

    and how she would feel with all their simple sorrows, and find a pleasure in all their simple joys, remembering her own child-life, and the happy summer days.

  • # 138112 Apr '12
    and how
she would gather about her other little children, and make THEIR
eyes bright and eager with many a strange tale, perhaps even with
the dream of Wonderland of long ago:

    and how she would gather about her other little children, and make THEIR eyes bright and eager with many a strange tale, perhaps even with the dream of Wonderland of long ago:

  • # 138012 Apr '12
    and how
she would keep, through all her riper years, the simple and loving
heart of her childhood:

    and how she would keep, through all her riper years, the simple and loving heart of her childhood:

  • # 137912 Apr '12
    Lastly, she pictured to herself how
this same little sister of hers would, in the after-time, be
herself a grown woman;

    Lastly, she pictured to herself how this same little sister of hers would, in the after-time, be herself a grown woman;

  • # 137812 Apr '12
    the
shriek of the Gryphon, and all the other queer noises, would change
(she knew) to the confused clamour of the busy farm-yard—while the
lowing of the cattle in the distance would take the place of the
Mock Turtle's heavy sobs.

    the shriek of the Gryphon, and all the other queer noises, would change (she knew) to the confused clamour of the busy farm-yard—while the lowing of the cattle in the distance would take the place of the Mock Turtle's heavy sobs.

  • # 137712 Apr '12
    the grass would be only
rustling in the wind, and the pool rippling to the waving of the
reeds—the rattling teacups would change to tinkling sheep-bells,
and the Queen's shrill cries to the voice of the shepherd boy—and
the sneeze of the baby,

    the grass would be only rustling in the wind, and the pool rippling to the waving of the reeds—the rattling teacups would change to tinkling sheep-bells, and the Queen's shrill cries to the voice of the shepherd boy—and the sneeze of the baby,

  • # 137612 Apr '12
    So she sat on, with closed eyes,
and half believed herself in Wonderland, though she knew she had
but to open them again, and all would change to dull
reality—

    So she sat on, with closed eyes, and half believed herself in Wonderland, though she knew she had but to open them again, and all would change to dull reality—

  • # 137512 Apr '12
    the squeaking of the
Lizard's slate-pencil, and the choking of the suppressed
guinea-pigs, filled the air, mixed up with the distant sobs of the
miserable Mock Turtle.

    the squeaking of the Lizard's slate-pencil, and the choking of the suppressed guinea-pigs, filled the air, mixed up with the distant sobs of the miserable Mock Turtle.

  • # 137412 Apr '12
    and the shrill voice of
the Queen ordering off her unfortunate guests to execution—once
more the pig-baby was sneezing on the Duchess's knee, while plates
and dishes crashed around it—once more the shriek of the
Gryphon,

    and the shrill voice of the Queen ordering off her unfortunate guests to execution—once more the pig-baby was sneezing on the Duchess's knee, while plates and dishes crashed around it—once more the shriek of the Gryphon,

  • # 137312 Apr '12
    The long grass rustled at her feet
as the White Rabbit hurried by—the frightened Mouse splashed his
way through the neighbouring pool—she could hear the rattle of the
teacups as the March Hare and his friends shared their never-ending
meal,

    The long grass rustled at her feet as the White Rabbit hurried by—the frightened Mouse splashed his way through the neighbouring pool—she could hear the rattle of the teacups as the March Hare and his friends shared their never-ending meal,

  • # 137212 Apr '12
    and still as she listened,
or seemed to listen, the whole place around her became alive with
the strange creatures of her little sister's dream.

    and still as she listened, or seemed to listen, the whole place around her became alive with the strange creatures of her little sister's dream.

  • # 137112 Apr '12
    she could hear the very
tones of her voice, and see that queer little toss of her head to
keep back the wandering hair that WOULD always get into her
eyes—

    she could hear the very tones of her voice, and see that queer little toss of her head to keep back the wandering hair that WOULD always get into her eyes—

  • # 137012 Apr '12
    First, she dreamed of little Alice
herself, and once again the tiny hands were clasped upon her knee,
and the bright eager eyes were looking up into
hers—

    First, she dreamed of little Alice herself, and once again the tiny hands were clasped upon her knee, and the bright eager eyes were looking up into hers—

  • # 136912 Apr '12
    But her sister sat still just as
she left her, leaning her head on her hand, watching the setting
sun, and thinking of little Alice and all her wonderful Adventures,
till she too began dreaming after a fashion, and this was her
dream:—

    But her sister sat still just as she left her, leaning her head on her hand, watching the setting sun, and thinking of little Alice and all her wonderful Adventures, till she too began dreaming after a fashion, and this was her dream:—

  • # 136812 Apr '12
    So Alice got up
and ran off, thinking while she ran, as well she might, what a
wonderful dream it had been.

    So Alice got up and ran off, thinking while she ran, as well she might, what a wonderful dream it had been.

  • # 136712 Apr '12
    and
when she had finished, her sister kissed her, and said, 'It WAS a
curious dream, dear, certainly: but now run in to your tea; it's
getting late.'

    and when she had finished, her sister kissed her, and said, 'It WAS a curious dream, dear, certainly: but now run in to your tea; it's getting late.'

  • # 136612 Apr '12
    'Oh, I've had such a curious
dream!' said Alice, and she told her sister, as well as she could
remember them, all these strange Adventures of hers that you have
just been reading about;

    'Oh, I've had such a curious dream!' said Alice, and she told her sister, as well as she could remember them, all these strange Adventures of hers that you have just been reading about;