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Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdʒsən/ CHARLZ LUDT-wij DOJ-sən; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by the pseudonym Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/ KARR-əl), was an English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky", all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies in many parts of the world (including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand) dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life.

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    ‘Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
    Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
    All mismy were the borogoves,
    And the mome raths outgrabe.
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    So the Snark found the verdict, although as it owned,
    It was spent with the toils of the day:
    When it said the word ‘GUILTY!’ the Jury all groaned,
    And some of them fainted away.
    —Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)