A mouse she could handle – literally, but a snake was something different.
You heard her talk about the million dollar reward that rag of a newspaper is offering and she's poor as a church mouse on food stamps.
I would have been as nervous as a mouse on a cheese hunt at her age but Molly is raring to go.
Paulette Dawkins, whom Dean thought was dining with her clan, bounded into the kitchen to report a mouse sighting in her room.
Yup. Even after running around with that dingbat mother like a mouse in a doorless maze.
Martha suggested an appropriate burial for the tiny remains she dubbed "Pinkie" and services were conducted in the back garden, next to Mrs. Lincoln's last winter mouse-victim.
But she's such a mouse, she stays with him, taking it on the chin, so to speak.
Look, I'll be quiet as a mouse and cause no trouble.
Just imagine being a little mouse in the corner, seeing who shows up, what they have to say about you.
I'm sure the poor darlin' is as confused as a mouse in a maze but I'm sorry it's put you two on the outs with each other.
Hopefully Dad would talk to Keaton and there would be no more cat and mouse games.
Xander caught her with one arm, enjoying the game of cat-and-mouse she was unwittingly playing.
This is the case of the bullfinch of the more western of these islands (Pyrrhula murina), the male of which, instead of the ruddy breast of its well-known congener (P. vulgaris), has that part of a sober mouse-colour.
Distant, are the remains of a British fort and of the Llanllaianau monastery, opposite the Middle Mouse islet and close to Llanbadrig old church and Cemmaes.
MOUSE, in its original sense probably the name of the semidomesticated house-mouse (Mus musculus), the type of the genus Mus and of the family Muridae.
The Sheyenne, the Goose, the Park and the Pembina rivers are the most important of these streams. The Mouse, or Souris, river rises in Canada, crosses the international boundary near the meridian of 102° W.
Of the Mouse river valley is practically without river drainage, and for its surface and sub-surface drainage, Devils Lake, an irregular body of water about 40 m.
A mouse is in the box.
The cat can have some milk, and the mouse can have some cake.
When she had read the words of the second sentence, I showed her that there really was a mouse in the box.
Here I made the cat look at the mouse, and let Helen feel the cat.
I called her attention to the following line, and, although she knew only the three words, CAT, EAT and MOUSE, she caught the idea.
I am surprised when the herald blows his summons before some Tremont or Astor or Middlesex House, to see come creeping out over the piazza for all inhabitants a ridiculous mouse, which soon again slinks into some hole in the pavement.
Why has man just these species of animals for his neighbors; as if nothing but a mouse could have filled this crevice?
And when I returned new drifts would have formed, through which I floundered, where the busy northwest wind had been depositing the powdery snow round a sharp angle in the road, and not a rabbit's track, nor even the fine print, the small type, of a meadow mouse was to be seen.