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The Hunting of the Snark The Hunting of the Snark by Lewis Carroll
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“For the snark was a boojum, you see.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“If I had but the time and you had but the brain”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“For instance, take the two words "fuming" and "furious." Make up your mind that you will say both words, but leave it unsettled which you will say first. Now open your mouth and speak. If your thoughts incline ever so little towards " fuming," you will say "fuming-furious;" if they turn, by even a hair's breadth, towards "furious," you will say "furious-fuming;" but if you have the rarest of gifts, a perfectly balanced mind, you will say "frumious.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“This was charming, no doubt; but they shortly found out That the Captain they trusted so well Had only one notion for crossing the ocean, And that was to tingle his bell.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“What I tell you three times is true.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
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“They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care;
They pursued it with forks and hope;
They threatened its life with a railway-share;
They charmed it with smiles and soap.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“Again, the first "o" in "borogoves" is pronounced like the "o" in "borrow." I have heard people try to give it the sound of the "o" in "worry". Such is Human Perversity.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“What's the good of Mercator's North Poles and Equators, Tropics, Zones, and Meridian Lines?" So the Bellman would cry: and the crew would reply "They are merely conventional signs!”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“Then the bowsprit got mixed with the rudder sometimes:
A thing, as the Bellman remarked,
That frequently happens in tropical climes,
When a vessel is, so to speak, "snarked.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“Аз ви казвах на гръцки, аз ви казвах на датски,
на холандски, иврит и персийски,
ала някак забравих – и виновен съм адски –
че говорите само английски.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark
“The first "o" in "borogoves" is pronounced like the "o" in "borrow." I have heard people try to give it the sound of the "o" in "worry". Such is Human Perversity.”
Lewis Carroll, The Hunting of the Snark