I saw a proud, mysterious cat, I saw a proud, mysterious cat Too proud to catch a mouse or rat-- Mew, mew, mew.
Until this row about Browse has blown over, every one'll be watching us like cats watching a mouse.
He did, and we went in,--in through the vestibule, where I first had seen this man, tolling the bell for his mother's death,--up the aisle, where I had gone the day I saw the thirsty, hungry, little mouse.
What a naughty boy was that To drown poor pussy cat, Who never did him any harm, But killed the mice in his father's barn!
Little Hill, since set in the House, is to a mountain grown; Not that which brought forth the mouse, but thousands the year of his own.
The cats purred; he picked up one, molded her carefully in his handsome hands; and presently, under the agreeable massage, her purring increased while she dwindled and dwindled to the size of a small, fluffy kitten, then vanished entirely, leaving in his hand a tiny white mouse.
The stamp of Hollis' boots and the sound of his laughter had frightened the mouse back into its hiding-place in the chimney; Marjorie would not have frightened the mouse all day long.
"If I ate that thankful little mouse, how thankful he should be, When he has made a meal himself, to make a meal for me!
The cop he took the gold mouse out of my pocket, and says he, 'I know this fellow, and if I'm not mistook, they'll be more charges than yourn made ag'in him.'
Pray you, take pains; remember Master Mouse.
You like mice, don't you?"
Sam lay still mouse while the lodger tip-toed out o' the room with 'is boots in his 'and, and then, springing up, follered him downstairs.
At one of these was a small waterhole, near which a native was hunting mice.
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Then he showed the mouse how he wanted the coat to be sewed.
Illustration As they were riding by a farmhouse one day, a cat jumped from behind the door, seized the mouse and little Tom, ran off with them both, and was just going to devour the mouse when Tom boldly drew his sword and attacked the cat with great spirit.
For once the eagle England being in prey, To her unguarded nest the weasel Scot Comes sneaking, and so sucks her princely eggs, Playing the mouse in absence of the cat, To tear and havoc more than she can eat.
They laughed at us and said we had dreamt it, or that we had heard a mouse, and became so offensive in their unbelief that G. and I rose from the table in a dignified way, and went out to walk in the compound.
Jack betrayed not the least sign of excitement, and insisted on going down into the grub-room to feed two white mice before setting out for the "front."
Now the number of mice is largely dependent, as every one knows, on the number of cats; and Mr. Newman says, "near villages and small towns I have found the nests of humble-bees more numerous than elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice."
cried the Mouse, in a shrill, passionate voice. "
Just as he reached the three friends, he fell to the ground, almost crushing the mouse, who darted away in the nick of time.
Happy am I, and bless my lot, yet have I beheld a red mouse in closer contiguity to my beloved than I could bring myself to approve, albeit it leapt not from her mouth as they do sometimes.
'Mid the uproar of the house, Fanny, in her shame and fright, Wished herself indeed a mouse, But to run and hide from sight.
From behind their battlemented wares the country mice waged wordy war with the town mice over the price of merchandise.
He recalled that he used to chase and trap mice with all a boy's savage ingenuity.
and, in fine, has he forgot the press at the end of the school-room, where a cart-load of birch was deposited at the beginning of every half year, and not a twig left to tickle a mouse with, long before the end of it?
Bertie's face bore the same glad rapture that veils the countenance of a cat when she throws a mouse at your feet with a casual "How's that."
How long," he asked, speaking very slowly and distinctly, "is--it--since--you--have--tasted mouse?"
He was a kindly old man, and the children, stealing round like two still, bright-eyed little mice, had gained upon his heart, and he made them welcome there.
"Angus Bowser, the popular feed merchant of Dartmouth, shot his mouse on Thanksgiving Day.
But the building was too irreproachable to shelter a mouse.
For a moment Monk made no reply; and Lanyard remarked a curious quivering of that excessively tall, excessively attenuated body, a real trembling, and suddenly understood that the absurd creature was being shaken by jealousy, by an enormous passion of jealousy, quite beyond his control, that shook him very much as a cat might shake a mouse.
Valerius makes mention of one that in a famine sold a mouse for 200 pence, and famished himself: such are their cares, griefs and perpetual fears.
I must say I was took back at this, but I spoke back, as bold as brass, and said I never seed his gold mouse. '
It was noticeable that from the death-wound came no blood, but only a flowing of very fine black sand, out of which scrambled and hastily scampered away a small vermilion-colored mouse.
There runs a mouse; whoever catches her may make a great, great cap out of her fur.
I said that if any individual or group of individuals could induce me, within a year, to fall in love with and pay court to any living specimen of human woman I'd cheerfully admit it from the house- tops and take pleasure in recommending The Green Mouse to everybody I knew who yet remained unmarried."
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He praised the mouse, and declared that he would never again look down upon him.
But she soon offended the Mouse, first by mistaking its "long and sad tale" for a "long tail," and next by thinking it meant "knot" when it said "not," so that it went off in a huff.
"Of course I love the sea; but if the sea loves me, it is the way a cat loves the mouse."
I thought I heard the door-bell ring just then, and shut it up in my hand quick, but nobody went to the door; and then I looked at the little mouse, and if it wasn't pure gold it was the best imitation ever I see, so I slipped it quietly in my pocket to look at it ag'in when I had time.
in the very middle of her lay, Out of her mouth a small red mouse there sprang.
Here there aren't--at least not any who know the mouse."
(She leaves the pot and joins Miss Mouse.)
He introduced mice at different times into these cavities, which seemed to be somewhat affected, but soon recovered their agility.
The speaker was inspecting the other as a house cat inspects the mouse within its paws. "
"But Jig--he wouldn't hurt a mouse--he couldn't!"
It was meat to his soul to see this lordly young aristocrat racked with misery and dread, to hold him in his power as a cat holds a mouse, which it can crush and crunch at any moment if it will.