- “And how many hours a day did you do lessons?” said Alice, in a hurry to change the subject.
- “Ten hours the first day,” said the Mock Turtle, “nine the next, and so on.”
- “What a curious plan!” exclaimed Alice.
- “That's the reason they're called lessons,” the Gryphon remarked: “because they lessen from day to day.” Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
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