Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland—Lewis Carroll
I know you think you know this story, but I wish you would really read it (having had it read to you in your infancy doesn’t count). And then reassess your opinion of Dave Eggers. I’m just saying.
She took down a jar from one of the shelves as she passed; it was labelled `ORANGE MARMALADE’, but to her great disappointment it was empty: she did not like to drop the jar for fear of killing somebody, so managed to put it into one of the cupboards as she fell past it.