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An Exercise in Changing Tenses
From Alice in Wonderland 
by Lewis Carroll
Directions: This passage was written in the past tense. Rewrite it in the present tense, and then turn it into a prophecy by rewriting it in future tense.

     Suddenly she came upon a little table, all made of solid glass. There was 

nothing on it but a tiny golden key, and Alice's first idea was that this might

belong to one of the doors of the hall; but, alas! either the locks were too 

large, or the key was too small, but, at any rate, it would not open any of

them. However, on the second time 'round, she came upon a low curtain 

she had not noticed before, and behind it was a little door about fifteen 

inches high. She tried the little golden key in the lock, and to her great 

delight, it fitted!