An Itlani Wedding Blessing
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Miresua is an imaginary, artificial, constructed language; a conlang. These words are not randomly generated. Miresua is an eclectic alphabetic mix of Basque and Finnish, two unrelated European languages.
Seven flung down his brush, and had just begun "Well, of all the unjust things--" when his eye chanced to fall upon Alice, as she stood watching them, and he checked himself suddenly: the others looked round also, and all of them bowed low.
"Would you tell me," said Alice, a little timidly, "why you are painting those roses?"
Alice carefully released the brush, and did her best to get the hair into order.
...Alice said, as she gently put it right for her; "and, dear me, what a state your hair is in!"
"The brush has got entangled in it!" the Queen said with a sigh. "And I lost the comb yesterday."
Then came a little pattering of feet on the stairs. Alice knew it was the Rabbit coming to look for her, and she trembled till she shook the house, quite forgetting that she was now about a thousand times as large as the Rabbit, and had no reason to be afraid of it.
...Alice went on eagerly: "There is such a nice little dog near our house I should like to show you! A little bright-eyed terrier, you know, with oh, such long curly brown hair! And it'll fetch things when you throw them, and it'll sit up and beg for its dinner, and all sorts of things — I can't remember half of them — and it belongs to a farmer, you know, and he says it's so useful, it's worth a hundred pounds!..."
However, she soon made out that she was in the pool of tears which she had wept when she was nine feet high.
"She can't do Addition," the Red Queen interrupted. "Can you do Subtraction? Take nine from eight."
"Nine from eight I can't, you know," Alice replied very readily: "but--"
"She can't do Subtraction," said the White Queen.
..."Look out now, Five! Don't go splashing paint over me like that!"
"I couldn't help it," said Five, in a sulky tone; "Seven jogged my elbow."
...said Alice; "I can't remember things as I used -- and I don't keep the same size for ten minutes together!"