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mouse

a device used to move a pointer around a COMPUTER screen.
References in classic literature ?
I have no heart, you know, so I am careful to help all those who may need a friend, even if it happens to be only a mouse.
But the Scarecrow told her about everything, and turning to the dignified little Mouse, he said:
echoed the Mouse, 'it is indeed a wonderful and curious name.
She said to the Mouse, 'You must again be kind enough to look after the house alone, for I have been asked a second time to stand godmother, and as this child has a white ring round its neck, I cannot refuse.
THIS is Miss Moppet jumping just too late; she misses the Mouse and hits her own head.
THE Mouse watches Miss Moppet from the top of the cupboard.
The good mouse consented, but the cat crept behind the town walls to the church, and devoured half the pot of fat.
During the cat's absence the mouse cleaned the house, and put it in order, but the greedy cat entirely emptied the pot of fat.
So she began: `O Mouse, do you know the way out of this pool?
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.
This proposal met with general applause, until an old mouse got up and said: "That is all very well, but who is to bell the Cat?
And the Mouse mounted at once, putting his paws upon the other's sleek neck and vaulting nimbly.