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 conversation?
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
In another moment down went Alice after it, never once considering how in the world she was to get out again.
She has brought a fair face from Italy,--fair, and gentle, and proud,--has that same Alice Pyncheon
It was the harpsichord which Alice Pyncheon had brought with her from beyond the sea.
But first, sir, if you desire tidings of this lost document, I must crave the favor of a little talk with your fair daughter Alice.
But the black kitten had been finished with earlier in the afternoon, and so, while Alice was sitting curled up in a corner of the great arm-chair, half talking to herself and half asleep, the kitten had been having a grand game of romps with the ball of worsted Alice had been trying to wind up, and had been rolling it up and down till it had all come undone again; and there it was, spread over the hearth-rug, all knots and tangles, with the kitten running after its own tail in the middle.
cried Alice, catching up the kitten, and giving it a little kiss to make it understand that it was in disgrace.
At twenty-seven Alice was tall and somewhat slight.
When she was a girl of sixteen and before she began to work in the store, Alice had an affair with a young man.
Little Alice sat on Grandfather's footstool, with a picture- book in her hand; and, for every picture, the child was telling Grandfather a story.
But Charley was of opinion that, if a story must be told, it had better be told by Grandfather than little Alice.