By Lewis Carroll
The Mad Hatter, the gruesome Duchess, the Mock Turtle, the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat-characters each one extra eccentric than the final, and which may merely have come from Lewis Carroll, the grasp of chic nonsense. In those marvelous burlesques he created of the main well-known and brilliant novels of all time that not just stirred our mind's eye yet revolutionized literature.
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He exchanged glances with Karol before leaning back in his chair. She doesn’t look happy, Jim thought. ” “Yeah, Dad,” Jim replied, wondering whether he was doing the right thing, or if this was all a big mistake. He got up and cleared the table, then quietly left the room. His father, for the first time in Jim’s memory, offered no words of guidance and Jim felt utterly alone. The better part of three days passed with arguments back and forth, but on the third night there was a knock on Jim’s bedroom door.
But all for a good purpose, or so Gunnery Sergeant Farley had assured him, while processing his application because “boot camp produces marines! ” There were handshakes all around, and lots of hugs, as Raynor worked his way out of the courtroom and onto the front steps. Then it was time to say one last good-bye to his parents. Much to Jim’s embarrassment, his mother had packed a lunch for him, and tears were rolling down her cheeks as she kissed him. “Don’t forget to write… . ” Trace Raynor didn’t say a word, but it was all there in his eyes and the strength of his grip.