"One can't believe impossible things," said Alice.
"I daresay you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
Obviously, the White Queen in Through the Looking-Glass had never been to Washington, because in the nation's capital nothing is impossible.
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