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quiet and timid and ineffectual

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infested with mice

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of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse

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She explains that she based the main character of the book -- Mousie Longtail, a small mouse, who becomes famous -- on herself.
I'm sharing the dimensions for two sizes of mousie.
Coun Stirling added: "On behalf of North Tyneside Council, I must thank the conservation group and the local community for all of their hard work at St Mary's Island, and to The Moorland Mousie Trust for bringing the ponies to the headland.
Also featured were Emily Burns and Bunsen Honey, chosen by the great Brody Swain, who sounded very at home on Radio 1, and James Taylor-Watts and Mousie chosen by Dan-W, Coventry's shining light in hip-hop.
Shortly thereafter, an anonymous dinner invitation piques her curiosity and Miss Mousie decides to disguise herself, only to discover her mystery date has done the same.
She was born in Mousie, Kentucky and obtained her RN at St Elizabeth's Hospital in 1953.
It's autumn in Jerry Pinkney's version of the Three Little Kittens, and this mischievous trio can't wait to go outside and tumble in the leaves with their mousie toys, their ball of yarn, and the cardinal, blue jay, and goldfinch that swoop outside their window.
There was a turn-up in the 5f juvenile claimer as the 2-5 favourite Mousie faded badly in the closing stages to finish only third behind newcomer Beaumaris, who was ridden by Tom Eaves for trainer Ann Duffield, and stayed on strongly to score by three lengths.
I'd volunteered to do the 60-mile cancer walk to support my mom, Mousie, who'd just been diagnosed with cancer, but is now doing fine.
In like manner, Nanette screamed at gardeners, electricians and plumbers, and excoriated Mexican women whose standards of antisepticness were so far beneath her own, but became Little Miss Mousie in the presence of her mother, except for a single easily forgiven lapse, and the one and only time she wasn't in the presence of her father, he was helplessly in his grave.
Perhaps the best known of these successors in Britain is Moorland Mousie by Golden Gorse (Muriel Wace), published in 1929 by Country Life.
But Mousie, thou are no thy-lane, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy
Mousie went missing when owner Ira Bauert was on a caravan holiday in north Devon last September.
Trainer Mousie Morris added: "He's put up a cracking performance.
Books up for the title include Bullies and Blacklegs by Brenda Wyn Jones, Andrew Fusek Peters' Dragon and Mousie and Billy Jones Dog Star by Sin Lewis.