"He is not," said the Black Knight. "He was in the class of 1770, and had a C in English A, a B in History 2, and—"
"Your memory is simply a legend," said the Mouse, and set to work again with his chisel.
"Come on," the Black Knight said to Alice. "Are you going to the Queen's croquet party?"
"The Queen," said the Mouse, turning round again, "is a complete fabrication. There never was such a person."
As Alice and the Black Knight walked away, Alice asked:
"Doesn't he believe in anything?"
"Nothing but himself," replied the Black Knight.
[ 39 ]