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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - With Eight Coloured and 42 Other Illustrations by W. H. Walker

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - With Eight Coloured and 42 Other Illustrations by W. H. Walker

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149 Seiten
1 Stunde
Herausgeber:
Freigegeben:
Jan 31, 2018
ISBN:
9781528782371
Format:
Buch

Beschreibung

This edition of Alice in Wonderland was originally published in 1907. Here Alice's adventures down the rabbit hole are depicted by the bright and beautiful colour illustrations of W. H. Walker. Pook Press celebrates the great Golden Age of Illustration in children's literature and are reprinting this book for adults and children to enjoy once again. About the Author: Charles Dodgson (1832-1898) is best known by his pseudonym Lewis Carroll. A polymath who is arguably best known as an author, but who also worked as a mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer, his most famous works are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and the sequel Alice Through the Looking-Glass. Dodgson was a prolific writer who contributed children's stories, mathematical theses and political pamphlets to a variety of magazines.
Herausgeber:
Freigegeben:
Jan 31, 2018
ISBN:
9781528782371
Format:
Buch

Über den Autor

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, published Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, in 1871. Considered a master of the genre of literary nonsense, he is renowned for his ingenious wordplay and sense of logic, and his highly original vision.


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CONTENTS

     I. DOWN THE RABBIT-HOLE

    II. THE POOL OF TEARS

   III. A CAUCUS-RACE AND A LONG TALE

   IV. THE RABBIT SENDS IN A LITTLE BILL

    V. ADVICE FROM A CATERPILLAR

   VI. PIG AND PEPPER

 VII. A MAD TEA-PARTY

VIII. THE QUEEN’S CROQUET-GROUND

   IX. THE MOCK TURTLE’S STORY

    X. THE LOBSTER QUADRILLE

   XI. WHO STOLE THE TARTS?

  XII. ALICE’S EVIDENCE

ILLUSTRATIONS

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Title-Page

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Alice ran across the field after it

Alice opened the door, and found it led into a small passage

The Mouse gave a sudden leap out of the water

And welcomes little fishes in, With gently smiling jaws

Alice found herself falling down what seemed to be a very deep well

Alice led the way, and the whole party swam to the shore

The Mouse’s tail

One old magpie began wrapping itself up very carefully

Alice began to cry again

The Dodo suddenly called out, The race is over!

Run home this moment, and fetch me a pair of gloves and a fan

A shower of little pebbles came rattling in at the window

The poor little Lizard, Bill, was being held up by two guinea-pigs

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Come back, Sir Caterpillar called after her; I have something important to say

I feared it might injure the brain

Be off, or I’ll kick you down stairs

Serpent! screamed the Pigeon

The Cat only grinned when it saw Alice

The cook threw a frying-pan after her as she went out, but it just missed her

So she set the little creature down

Alice was a little startled by seeing the Cheshire Cat sitting on a bough of a tree

The Mad Tea-Party

Twinkle, twinkle, little bat!

Once upon a time there were three little sisters

I want a clean cup, interrupted the Hatter; let’s all move one place on

The last time she saw them they were trying to put the Dormouse into the teapot

The Cheshire Cat

Alice put them into a large flower-pot

The Queen was in a furious passion, shouting, Off with his head!

The players all played at once, without waiting for turns, quarrelling all the while

The King and the executioner ran wildly up and down looking for the Cat

The Jackdaw

She was exactly the right height to rest her chin on Alice’s shoulder

A Gryphon lying fast asleep in the sun

The Mock Turtle sitting sad and lonely on a little ledge of rock

Alice began telling her adventures

Throw the lobsters as far out to sea as you can

They are waiting on the shingle—will you come and join the dance?

The Owl and the Panther were sharing a pie

Come on, cried the Gryphon, taking Alice by the hand

The White Rabbit read out at the top of his shrill little voice

Give your evidence, said the King, or I’ll have you executed on the spot

The March Hare arm-in-arm with the Dormouse

The Hatter hurriedly left the court, without even waiting to put his shoes on

Alice began picking them up again as quickly as she could

Why, there they are, said the King triumphantly, pointing to the tarts

The whole pack rose up into the air

Strange creatures of her dream

Tailpiece—The Dodo

ALICE’S ADVENTURES

IN WONDERLAND

Alice ran across the field after it.

CHAPTER I.—DOWN THE RABBIT-HOLE

ALICE was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, and what is the use of a book, thought Alice, without pictures or conversations?

So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid,) whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.

There was nothing so very remarkable in that; nor did Alice think it so very much out of the way to hear the Rabbit say to itself, Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late! (when she thought it over afterwards, it occurred to her that she ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite natural); but when the Rabbit actually took a watch out of its waistcoat-pocket, and looked at it, and then hurried on, Alice started to her feet, for it flashed across her mind that she had never before seen a rabbit with either a waistcoat-pocket, or a watch to take out of it, and burning with curiosity, she ran across the field after it, and was just in time to see it pop down a large rabbit-hole under the hedge.

In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.

The rabbit-hole went straight on like a tunnel for some way, and then dipped suddenly down, so suddenly that Alice had not a moment to think about stopping herself before she found herself falling down what seemed to be a very deep well.

Either the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her, and to wonder what was going to happen next. First, she tried to look down and make out what she was coming to, but it was too dark to see anything: then she looked at the sides of the well, and noticed that they were filled with cupboards and bookshelves: here and there she saw maps and pictures hung upon pegs. She took down a jar from one of the shelves as she passed; it was labelled ORANGE MARMALADE, but to her great disappointment it was empty: she did not like to drop the jar for fear of killing somebody underneath, so managed to put it into one of the cupboards as she fell past it.

Well! thought Alice to herself, after such a fall as this, I shall think nothing of tumbling down stairs! How brave they’ll all think me at home! Why, I wouldn’t say anything about it, even if I fell off the top of the house! (Which was very likely true.)

Down, down, down. Would the fall never come to an end? I wonder how many miles I’ve fallen by this time? she said aloud. I must be getting somewhere near the centre of the earth. Let me see: that would be four thousand miles down, I think— (for, you see, Alice had learnt several things of this sort in her lessons in the schoolroom, and though this was not a very good opportunity for showing off her knowledge, as there was no one to listen to her, still it was good practice to say it over) —yes, that’s about the right distance—but then I wonder what Latitude or Longitude I’ve got to? (Alice had not the slightest idea what Latitude was, or Longitude either, but she thought they were nice grand words to say.)

Presently she began again. "I wonder if I shall fall right through the earth! How funny it’ll seem to come out among the people that walk with their heads downwards! The Antipathies, I think—" (she was rather glad there was no one listening, this time, as it didn’t sound at all the right word) —but I shall have to ask them what the name of the country is, you know. Please, Ma’am, is this New Zealand or Australia? (and she tried to curtsey as she spoke—fancy curtseying as you’re falling through the air! Do you think you could manage it?) And what an ignorant little girl she’ll think me for asking! No, it’ll never do to ask: perhaps I shall see it written up somewhere.

Down, down, down. There was nothing else to do, so Alice soon began talking again. Dinah’ll miss me very much to-night, I should think! (Dinah was the cat.) "I hope they’ll remember her saucer of milk at tea-time. Dinah, my dear! I wish

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