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An Alice Alphabet by Unknown Author









An Alice Alphabet

by Carolyn Wells



A is for Alice a-dressing the Queen.


B is for Borogoves, mimsy and lean.


C is the Cheshire Cat, wearing a grin.


D is the Duchess who had a sharp chin.


E is the Eaglet who barred out long words.


F, the Flamingo, the queerest of birds.


G is the Gryphon, loquacious and gay.


H, Humpty Dumpty in gorgeous array.

I is for Insects with curious names.


J is the Jabberwock burbling with flames.


K is the King who was whizzed through the air.


L is the Lobster who sugared his hair.


M, the Mock Turtle, whose tears freely flowed.


N is for Nobody seen on the road.

O is for Oysters who trotted so quick.


P is the Puppy who played with a stick.


Q is the Queen who ran very fast.


R is the Rabbit who blew a great blast.


S is the Sheep, on her knitting intent.

T, Tweedledum, with his noisy lament.


U is the Unicorn, valiant in feud.


V is the Violet, saucy and rude.


W, the Walrus, addicted to chat.


X, Executioner, seeking the cat.


Y is the Youth Father William surveyed.


Z is the Zigzag the mouse’s tail made.