The drums began

The drums began

Sir John Tenniel

Wood-engraving by Dalziel

Illustration for the seventh chapter of Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass (1865)

The drums began just as the Lion and the Unicorn were arguing about who got the lion's share of the plum cake.

[What's the significance of the drums in ending the chapter?]

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