Nonpareils, plus book recommendation

Paul Andinach pandinac at
Sun Apr 1 04:24:56 EDT 2001

On Sat, 31 Mar 2001, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:

> I have always _loved_ the word "comfit".  Mind's immediately gone
> blank about exact places I'd have come across it, of course.

_Alice in Wonderland_. All the participants in the Caucus Race win a
comfit, except for Alice, who wins a thimble.

"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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