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He soon went to sleep again, which pleased me; but straightway the mouse began again, which roused my temper once more.
So she began: `O Mouse, do you know the way out of this pool?
Yes, go certainly,' replied the Mouse, 'and when you eat anything good, think of me; I should very much like a drop of the red christening wine.
The mouse apologized profusely, and said that she knew Peter Rabbit.
The mouse at once settled down into a business-like jog-trot, with which we could easily keep pace.
The field mouse, now that it was freed from its enemy, stopped short; and coming slowly up to the Woodman it said, in a squeaky little voice:
The good mouse consented, but the cat crept behind the town walls to the church, and devoured half the pot of fat.
What the Queen said to them none of our travelers could understand, for it was in the mouse language; but the field mice obeyed without hesitation, running one after the other to the Scarecrow and hiding themselves in the straw of his breast.
Some said this, and some said that; but at last a young mouse got up and said he had a proposal to make, which he thought would meet the case.
A KIND-HEARTED Physician sitting at the bedside of a patient afflicted with an incurable and painful disease, heard a noise behind him, and turning saw a cat laughing at the feeble efforts of a wounded mouse to drag itself out of the room.
Peace,' quoth the town mouse, 'why speaketh thou so loud?
At one time they would beat a field like a setter dog, and drop down in an instant on a mouse unaware of them.