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Lewis Carroll

Pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), English writer and clergyman best known for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (1871). { Encyclopedia Britannica }

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Jane of Lantern Hill (2)

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (2)

Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (1871 novel)

Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 4 (“Jane had longed to get into the looking glass as Alice did”).

’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
   Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
        And the mome raths outgrabe.

“That’s enough to begin with,” Humpty Dumpty interrupted: “there are plenty of hard words there. ‘Brillig’ means four o’clock in the afternoon – the time when you begin broiling things for dinner.” (Chapter 6)

Jane of Lantern Hill, chapter 16 (“And now, Jane, it’s brillig … ‘Four o’clock in the afternoon.’ Jane knew her Alice”).

Source

Carroll, Lewis. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. 1865/1871. New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1903. Online at https://archive.org/details/alicesadventures00carr_16/.