The Queen turned angrily away from him, and said to the Knave
said the Queen, in a shrill, loud voice, and the three gardeners instantly jumped up, and began bowing to the King, the Queen, the royal children, and everybody else.
That's right,' said the Queen, patting her on the head, which Alice didn't like at all, 'though, when you say "garden,"--I'VE seen gardens, compared with which this would be a wilderness.
When you say "hill,"' the Queen interrupted, 'I could show you hills, in comparison with which you'd call that a valley.
So on they sped and in due course came to the palace itself and awaited audience with the Queen.
So much had he boasted of these men, that the Queen had secretly resolved to win a wager of him.
murmured the queen, looking uneasily at the cardinal.
But he is mistaken; I shall not leave so near the queen that source of discord with which the deceased cardinal so often caused the anger of the king to rage above the boiling point.
And you are certain that the queen and he did not see each other?
I believe the queen to have too high a sense of her duty, sire.
Then the queen was very much frightened; for she knew that the glass always spoke the truth, and was sure that the servant had betrayed her.
Then they said, 'The old woman was the queen herself; take care another time, and let no one in when we are away.
The following night the elder lady dreamt that she saw the Good Queen, who said, 'Do not weep any longer but follow my directions.
At these words the sleeper awoke, and lost no time in rising and hurrying to the garden, where she found all as the Good Queen had described.
To thee I bring greetings from our noble Queen