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mouse

a device used to move a pointer around a COMPUTER screen.
References in classic literature ?
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 Miss Moppet jumping just too late; she misses the Mouse and hits her own head.
The good mouse consented, but the cat crept behind the town walls to the church, and devoured half 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.