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Grab a sentence from the nearest…

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Grab the nearest book (or website) to you right now. Jump to paragraph 3, second sentence. Write it in a post.

Well, the nearest book to me right now is my scrapbook. But as that doesn’t have paragraphs in it really I have gone for the next book on the shelf. Which is…The Complete Illustrated Works of Lewis Carrol.

Given to me for Christmas, 1989. I was almost 2!

The first page of prose (I ignored a few poems at the start), 3rd paragraph, 2nd sentence reads…

“Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!”

Oh my ears and whiskers!! It’s the white rabbit!!

I often have wondered whether somone bought me this because I loved Alice, or whether I started loving Alice because of this book. Not that I would sit and thumb the pages at the grand old age of 19 months (it’s rather weighty…and I often had sticky fingers!). Maybe I should ask mum next time I speak to her, tretch her grey matter back 22 years or so.

So, what do you think, does the books a person has near them say anything about them? What would your sentence have been?

(p.s. Thanks so much for all the comments yesterday, they really made me smile!)


About LilMissKaty

Just a normal girl who likes to try new things, go on adventures, spend time with fun people and tell stories...which is how this blog came about really!

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