The richness and even magnificence of the rabbit's clothing made Dorothy stare at the little creature wonderingly.
This seemed the best thing to do, for Dorothy was curious to see how the rabbit people lived and she was aware of the fact that her friends might frighten the timid little creatures.
"The iron--I mean the rabbit
came off the fire about that time.
He then took the cabbage to the room where he had rabbits
-- for the Abbe Adelmonte had a collection of rabbits
, cats, and guinea-pigs, fully as fine as his collection of vegetables, flowers, and fruit.
"I sometimes shuddered to think of his perplexity should he catch the rabbit
, which however was extremely unlikely; nevertheless he did catch it, I know not how, but presume it to have been another than the one of which he was in chase.
took a basket and her umbrella, to the baker's.
She poised for a moment, then sprang for the dancing rabbit
. She, too, soared high, but not so high as the quarry, and her teeth clipped emptily together with a metallic snap.
You, sir," - turning to the superior animal - "are, as he has accurately observed, a rabbit
. And you" - to the other - "are correctly described as a jackass.
There was nothing so VERY remarkable in that; nor did Alice think it so VERY much out of the way to hear the Rabbit
say to itself, `Oh dear!
He rang for the landlord, and, on his appearance, said, fixing his clear eyes upon him, "Is this rabbit
"Besides the gold-fish in the pond at the bottom of his garden, he had rabbits
in the pantry, white mice in his piano, a squirrel in the linen closet and a hedgehog in the cellar."
"I wish you'd help me with these rabbits
," he said.
At that moment, the door of the room flew open and in came four Rabbits
as black as ink, carrying a small black coffin on their shoulders.
"Ah," said Luke, "but he'll be fine an' vexed, as the rabbits
are all dead."
He had given that up, and now cultivated fruit and vegetables for the market, and his wife bred and fattened poultry and rabbits