No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.[said the Gryphon in an impatient tone]
If you drink much from a bottle marked “poison,” it is almost certain to disagree with you, sooner or later.
If you didn’t sign it, that only makes the matter worse. You must have meant some mischief, or else you’d have signed your name like an honest man.[said the King]
If there’s no meaning in it, that saves a world of trouble, you know, as we needn’t try to find any.
If it had grown up, it would have been a dreadfully ugly child: but it makes rather a handsome pig, I think.[she said to herself]
If everybody minded their own business, the world would go round a deal faster than it does.[the Duchess said, in a hoarse growl]