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Please let me know to what extent you have used, or intend using, the pruning knife.
Urging Carroll to shorten Through the Looking-Glass
How true it is that some have greatness thrust upon them! - and you may be quite sure that it was none of my seeking.
It is a curious fact that with Through the Looking-Glass the faculty of making book illustrations departed from me. … I have done nothing in that direction since.
The nine Wise Words are full of wisdom, besides being decidedly funny.
A wasp in a wig is altogether beyond the appliances of art.
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Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.
February 28, 1820
February 25, 1914
Sir John Tenniel was an English illustrator, graphic humourist, and political cartoonist whose work was prominent during the second half of the 19th century.
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