This was agreed to, and Mrs. Phillips protested that they would have a nice comfortable noisy game of lottery tickets, and a little bit of hot supper afterwards.
Scarcely a syllable was uttered that did not relate to the game, except when Mrs. Jenkinson expressed her fears of Miss de Bourgh’s being too hot or too cold, or having too much or too little light.
So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.
However, this bottle was not marked ‘poison,’ so Alice ventured to taste it, and finding it very nice, (it had, in fact, a sort of mixed flavour of cherry-tart, custard, pine-apple, roast turkey, toffee, and hot buttered toast,) she very soon finished it off.
‘The Dormouse is asleep again,’ said the Hatter, and he poured a little hot tea upon its nose.
The Mock Turtle sighed deeply, and began, in a voice sometimes choked with sobs, to sing this:— ‘Beautiful Soup, so rich and green, Waiting in a hot tureen!
There is some hot coffee for you on the stove.
How hot it is in here; and I have such a lot to do.
He had risen out of his drug-created dreams and was hot upon the scent of some new problem.
A fierce quarrel broke out, which was increased by the two guardsmen, who took sides with one of the loungers, and by the scissors-grinder, who was equally hot upon the other side.