Queen of Hearts


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Queen of Hearts

constantly orders beheadings. [Br. Lit.: Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]

Queen of Hearts

“first the sentence, and then the evidence!” [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]

Queen of Hearts

dictatorial ruler who orders subjects’ heads chopped off. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
See: Tyranny
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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