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ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND


for the rest of the day; and this was of very little use, as it left no mark on the slate.

“Herald, read the accusation!” said the King.

On this the White Rabbit blew three blasts on the trumpet, and then unrolled the parchment scroll, and read as follows:—

The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts,
       All on a summer day:
 The Knave of Hearts, he stole those tarts,
       And took them quite away!

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