Looking-Glass house

Onethingwascertain,thatthewhitekittenhadhadnothingtodowithit:itwastheblackkitten’sfaultentirely.Forthewhitekittenhadbeenhavingitsfacewashedbytheoldcatforthelastquarterofanhour(andbearingitprettywell,considering);soyouseethatitcouldn’thavehadanyhandinthemischief.

ThewayDinahwashedherchildren’sfaceswasthis:firstsheheldthepoorthingdownbyitsearwithonepaw,andthenwiththeotherpawsherubbeditsfaceallover,thewrongway,beginningatthenose:andjustnow,asIsaid,shewashardatworkonthewhitekitten,whichwaslyingquitestillandtryingtopurrnodoubtfeelingthatitwasallmeantforitsgood.

Buttheblackkittenhadbeenfinishedwithearlierintheafternoon,andso,whileAlicewassittingcurledupinacornerofthegreatarm-chair,halftalkingtoherselfandhalfasleep,thekittenhadbeenhavingagrandgameofrompswiththeballofworstedAlicehadbeentryingtowindup,andhadbeenrollingitupanddowntillithadallcomeundoneagain;andthereitwas,spreadoverthehearth-rug,allknotsandtangles,withthekittenrunningafteritsowntailinthemiddle.

‘Oh,youwickedlittlething!’criedAlice,catchingupthekitten,andgivingitalittlekisstomakeitunderstandthatitwasindisgrace.

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