Introduction to the Shopkeeper

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

Illustration for the fifth chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1871)

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"'What is it you want to buy?' the Sheep said at last, looking up for a moment from her knitting."

"'I don't quite know yet,' Alice said very gently. 'I should like to look all round me first, if I might.'"

"'You may look in front of you, and on both sides, if you like,' said the Sheep; 'but you ca'n't look all round you — unless you've got eyes at the back of your head.'"