The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll (Rev. C. L. Dodgson) eBook

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CHAPTER VI (1883-1887)

“The Profits of Authorship”—­“Rhyme? and Reason?”—­The Common Room Cat—­Visit to Jersey—­Purity of elections—­Parliamentary Representation—­Various literary projects—­Letters to Miss E. Rix—­Being happy—­“A Tangled Tale”—­Religious arguments—­The “Alice” Operetta—­“Alice’s Adventures Underground”—­“The Game of Logic”—­Mr. Harry Furniss.

CHAPTER VII (1888-1891)

A systematic life—­“Memoria Technica”—­Mr. Dodgson’s shyness—­“A Lesson in Latin”—­The “Wonderland” Stamp-Case—­“Wise Words about Letter-Writing”—­Princess Alice—­“Sylvie and Bruno”—­“The night cometh”—­“The Nursery ‘Alice’”—­Coventry Patmore—­Telepathy—­Resignation of Dr. Liddell—­A letter about Logic.

CHAPTER VIII (1892-1896)

Mr. Dodgson resigns the Curatorship—­Bazaars—­He lectures to children—­A mechanical “Humpty Dumpty”—­A logical controversy—­Albert Chevalier—­“Sylvie and Bruno Concluded”—­“Pillow Problems”—­Mr. Dodgson’s generosity—­College services—­Religious difficulties—­A village sermon—­Plans for the future—­Reverence—­“Symbolic Logic”

CHAPTER IX (1897-1898)

Logic-lectures—­Irreverent anecdotes—­Tolerance of his religious views—­A mathematical discovery—­“The Little Minister”—­Sir George Baden-Powell—­Last illness—­“Thy will be done”—­“Wonderland” at last!—­Letters from friends—­“Three Sunsets”—­“Of such is the kingdom of Heaven”

CHAPTER X CHILD FRIENDS

Mr. Dodgson’s fondness for children—­Miss Isabel Standen—­Puzzles—­“Me and Myself”—­A double acrostic—­“Father William”—­Of drinking healths—­Kisses by post—­Tired in the face—­The unripe plum—­Eccentricities—­“Sylvie and Bruno”—­“Mr. Dodgson is going on well

CHAPTER XI THE SAME—­continued.

    Books for children—­“The Lost Plum-Cake”—­“An Unexpected
    Guest”—­Miss Isa Bowman—­Interviews—­“Matilda Jane”—­Miss
    Edith Rix—­Miss Kathleen Eschwege

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

FOOTNOTES

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

LEWIS CARROLL—­Frontispiece
From a photograph.

ARCHDEACON DODGSON AS A YOUNG MAN
From a miniature, painted about 1826.

DARESBURY PARSONAGE, LEWIS CARROLL’S BIRTHPLACE From a photograph by Lewis Carroll.

LEWIS CARROLL, AGED 8
From a silhouette.

MRS. DODGSON, LEWIS CARROLL’S MOTHER
From a silhouette.

CROFT RECTORY; ARCHDEACON DODGSON AND FAMILY IN FOREGROUND From a photograph by Lewis Carroll, 1856.

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