dormouse


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dormouse

see glis.
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You might just as well say,' added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, `that "I breathe when I sleep" is the same thing as "I sleep when I breathe"
The Dormouse is asleep again,' said the Hatter, and he poured a little hot tea upon its nose.
The Dormouse shook its head impatiently, and said, without opening its eyes, `Of course, of course; just what I was going to remark myself.
Here the Dormouse shook itself, and began singing in its sleep
Once upon a time there were three little sisters,' the Dormouse began in a great hurry; `and their names were Elsie, Lacie, and Tillie; and they lived at the bottom of a well--'
They lived on treacle,' said the Dormouse, after thinking a minute or two.
Alice did not quite know what to say to this: so she helped herself to some tea and bread-and-butter, and then turned to the Dormouse, and repeated her question.
And Miss Dormouse refused to take back the ends when they were brought back to her with complaints.
And when Mr John Dormouse was complained to, he stayed in bed, and would say nothing but "very snug;" which is not the way to carry on a retail business
Sisters and a dormouse and some canaries," Rachel murmured, never taking her eyes off him.
Razumihin informed him that Raskolnikov was sleeping like a dormouse.
He sat in the antechamber during the evening, where he slept like a dormouse.