's Adventures in Wonderland
I. Down the
'Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be late! '
while starring hastily at his
ing with curiosity, she ran across the field
and fortunately just in time to see the
popping down a large
Without thinking of how to get out after all,
Was she falling so deep or was she falling so slow
Either way, she had plenty of time
what would happen now.
'I must be getting somewhere
near the centre of the
__Is it possible to fall right through it,
seeing those whose heads point downward?'
was, for the moment, happy
that no one was able to
And then, out of a sudden,
her fall was finally over.
She found herself in a long, low hall,
all around - but each one was locked;
was not to be seen any more.
supposed to ever get out?
spotted a three-legged table,
all made of solid glass;
there was nothing on it except a tiny, golden
which opened an by a curtain hidden
Behind that was a really small passage,
knelt down - and saw the loveliest garden.
'If only I could shut up like a
Nothing seemed impossible for her anymore.
She returned to the table, and indeed, there was now
'which was certainly not here before',
a bottle, labeled DRINK ME - beautifully printed.
'Well, it's not marked as poison' - so
'What a curious feeling! Now I am the right size!'
had forgotten the
which was still, but now unreachable for her,
lying on that table.
'There is absolutely no reason to cry'
, rather sharply, herself.
So she ate a
that she found somehow
and waited anxiously for the result:
'Downsizing? Growth? Which way will I go?
II. The pool of
III. A caucus race and a long tale
IV. Advice from a
Who are you? said the
in a languid, sleepy voice
after starring at
- silently! - long enough
- this wasn't as encouraging as she had hoped.
"Explain yourself!" the
- "I can't! I'm not myself!
I hardly know...I know who I was
but down here I have changed several
Being so many different sizes
in one day is very confusing!"
"It isn't", said the
"Oh, you'll see!"
Once you'll turn into a
which would feel very queer to me."
"You! Who are you?" said the
Due to his very short remarks
then drew herself up, saying gravely:
"You ought to tell me who you a first!"
"Why?" said the
His very unpleasant state of mind
"Come back!" the
called after her.
"I have something important to say!"
"Keep your temper!" - "Is that all?"
"No", said the
enjoy minutes of silence.
... "So ... you think you are
"I am afraid, sir, I am.
I can't remember things as I used."
"Can't remember what things?" -
"For example 'How does the little busy
"Repeat, 'You are old, Father William'."
'You are old, Father William', the young
'And your hair has become very white;
And yet you incessantly stand on your
Do you think, at your age, it is
VI. A mad
VII. The Queen's Croquet Ground
VIII. The Mock
IX. The Lobster Quadrille
X. Who stole the tarts?