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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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By Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is the spouse of a Petersburg executive minister who abandons her empty life for a passionate courting with a tender officer, count number Vronsky. the unconventional additionally bargains Tolstoy's so much whole self-portrait in Levin, and the ethical and non secular difficulty he suffers.

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But they have their tails in their mouths; and the reason is—" here the Mock Turtle yawned and shut his eyes. "Tell her about the reason and all that," he said to the Gryphon. "The reason is," said the Gryphon, "that they would go with the lobsters to the dance. So they got thrown out to sea. So they had to fall a long way. So they got their tails fast in their mouths. So they couldn't get them out again. " "Thank you," said Alice, "it's very interesting. " "I can tell you more than that, if you like," said the Gryphon.

I'm afraid I don't know one," said Alice, rather alarmed at the proposal. " they both cried. " And they pinched it on both sides at once. The Dormouse slowly opened its eyes. " said the March Hare. " pleaded Alice. " said Alice, who always took a great interest in questions of eating and drinking. "They lived on treacle," 12 said the Dormouse, after thinking a minute or two. HTM (35 of 223)12/22/2005 16:50:31 The Annotated Alice "They couldn't have done that, you know," Alice gently remarked.

The poor little thing sobbed again (or grunted, it was impossible to say which), and they went on for some while in silence. " when it grunted again, so violently, that she looked down into its face in some alarm. This time there could be no mistake about it: it was neither more nor less than a pig, and she felt that it would be quite 5 absurd for her to carry it any further. So she set the little creature down, and felt quite relieved to see it trot away quietly into the wood. " And she began thinking over other children she knew, who might do very well as pigs, and was just saying to herself "if one only knew the right way to change them—" 6 when she was a little startled by seeing the Chesire-Cat sitting on a bough of a tree a few yards off.

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