Alice in Wonderland #6 | The Rabbit Sends in Little Bill 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集六

愛麗絲夢遊仙境章章讀 It was the White Rabbit, trotting shlowly back again and looking anxiously about as it went, as if it had lost something; and she heard it muttering to itself, “The Duchess! The Duchess! Oh my dear paws! Oh my fur and whiskers! She’ll get me executed, as sure as ferrets are ferrets! Where canContinue reading “Alice in Wonderland #6 | The Rabbit Sends in Little Bill 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集六”

Alice in Wonderland #5 | A Queer Party: Meeting and Caucus Race 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集五

As she said these words her foot slipped, and in another moment, splash! she was up to her chin in salt water. Her first idea was that she had somehow fallen into the sea, “and in that case I can go back by railway,” she said to herself. However, she soon made out that she was in the pool of tears which she had wept when she was nine feet high.

Alice in Wonderland #4 | A Pool of Tears: Alice fell into the sea and met the Mouse 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集四

As she said these words her foot slipped, and in another moment, splash! she was up to her chin in salt water. Her first idea was that she had somehow fallen into the sea, “and in that case I can go back by railway,” she said to herself. However, she soon made out that she was in the pool of tears which she had wept when she was nine feet high.

Alice in Wonderland #3 | The Pool of Tears: Alice became large and small again 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集三

“Goodbye, feet! oh my poor little feet, I wonder who will put on your shoes and stockings for you now, dears? I’m sure I shall not be able! I shall be a great deal too far off to trouble myself aout you: you must manage the best way you can — but I must be kind fo them,” thought Alice, “or perhaps they won’t walk the way I want to go! Let me see. I’ll give them a new pair of boots every Christmas.”

Alice in Wonderland #2 | Down the Rabbit Hole: Alice Taking “Drink Me” Bottle 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集二

Alice opened the door and found that it led into a small passage, not much larger than a rat hole: she knelt down and looked along the passage into the loveliest garden on could even see. How she longed to get out of that dark hall, and wander about among those beds of bright flowers and those cool fountains, but she could not even get her head through the doorway; and “even if my head could go through, ” thought Alice, “it would be of very little use without my shoulders.”

Alice in Wonderland #1 | Down the Rabbit Hole: White Rabbit Checking Watch 愛麗絲夢遊仙境集一

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 center of the earth. Let me see: that would be four thousand miles down, I think – yes, that’s about the right distance – but then I wonder what Latitude or Longitude I’ve got to?”

The Goose and the Golden Eggs

The moral: Those who have plenty want more and so lose all they have. There was once a Countryman who possessed the most wonderful Goose you can imagine, for every day when he visited the nest, the Goose had laid a beautiful, glittering, golden egg. The Countryman took the eggs to market and soon beganContinue reading “The Goose and the Golden Eggs”

Aesop’s Fables | The Owl and the Grasshopper

The Moral: Flattery is not a proof of true admiration. Do not let flattery throw you off your guard against an enemy. The owl always takes her sleep during the day. Then after sun is down, when the rosy light fades from the sky and the shadows rise slowly through the wood, out she comesContinue reading “Aesop’s Fables | The Owl and the Grasshopper”