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'All good things in threes,' she said to the Mouse; 'I have again to stand godmother.
Halfgone!' repeated the Mouse, 'they are such curious names; they make me very thoughtful.'
The Mouse had a good cleaning out while the Cat was gone, and made the house tidy; but the greedy Cat ate the fat every bit up.
AND because the Mouse has teased Miss Moppet --Miss Moppet thinks she will tease the Mouse; which is not at all nice of Miss Moppet.
BUT she forgot about that hole in the duster; and when she untied it--there was no Mouse!
`Not like cats!' cried the Mouse, in a shrill, passionate voice.
She is such a dear quiet thing,' Alice went on, half to herself, as she swam lazily about in the pool, `and she sits purring so nicely by the fire, licking her paws and washing her face--and she is such a nice soft thing to nurse--and she's such a capital one for catching mice--oh, I beg your pardon!' cried Alice again, for this time the Mouse was bristling all over, and she felt certain it must be really offended.
`We indeed!' cried the Mouse, who was trembling down to the end of his tail.
But the grey Field Mouse walked straight through it, and the others did the same, the wall melting into mist as they passed it.
147-159) `Friends, I killed no Mouse, nor did I see one perishing.
And seeing this, the Cabbage- climber took a clod of mud and hurled it at the Mouse, plastering all his forehead and nearly blinding him.
ENDNOTES: (1) Lines 42-52 are intrusive; the list of vegetables which the Mouse cannot eat must follow immediately after the various dishes of which he does eat.