It was the White Rabbit, trotting slowly back again, and looking
Very soon the Rabbit noticed Alice, as she went hunting about, and
‘He took me for his housemaid,’ she said to herself as she ran. ‘
‘How queer it seems,’ Alice said to herself, ‘to be going messages for a rabbit! I suppose Dinah’ll be sending me on messages next!’ And she began fancying the sort of thing that would happen: ‘“Miss Alice! Come here directly, and get ready for your walk!” “Coming in a minute, nurse! But I’ve got to see that the mouse doesn’t get out.” Only I don’t think,’ Alice went on, ‘that they’d let Dinah stop in the house if it began ordering people about like that!’
She took up the fan and a pair of the gloves, and was just going to leave the room,when her eye fell upon a little bottle that stood near the looking-glass.
There was no label this time with
It did so indeed, and much sooner than she had expected: before she
Alas! it was too late to wish that! She went on growing, and growing, and very soon had to kneel down on the floor: in another minute there was not even room for this, and she tried the effect of lying down with one elbow against the door, and the other arm curled round her head. Still she went on growing, and, as a last resource, she put one arm out of the window, and one foot up the chimney, and said to herself ‘Now I can do no more, whatever happens. What will become of me?’