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mouse

a device used to move a pointer around a COMPUTER screen.
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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:
'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.'
THIS is the Mouse peeping out behind the cupboard, and making fun of Miss Moppet.
She said to the mouse: 'You must do me a favour, and once more manage the house for a day alone.
`Would it be of any use, now,' thought Alice, `to speak to this mouse? Everything is so out-of-the-way down here, that I should think very likely it can talk: at any rate, there's no harm in trying.' So she began: `O Mouse, do you know the way out of this pool?
"Good day, your Majesty, said Nick, politely addressing the mouse; "I trust you are enjoying good health?"
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?" The mice looked at one another and nobody spoke.
And the Mouse mounted at once, putting his paws upon the other's sleek neck and vaulting nimbly.