"I'm thinking of the field-mouse," said the wood-mouse, with a deep sigh.
It is sometimes called the white-footed mouse, or wood-mouse.
For another half-hour he kept on, moving now as noiselessly as a mink, and watchfully as a wood-mouse.
No, taken all round, believe me, it's not so pleasant to be a wood-mouse.
The dormouse came from halfway up the hazel, and the wood-mouse came from its roots.
"Well, you see, it's not a thing that you can help," said the wood-mouse.
Summer was almost over, so the wood-mouse had begun to collect her winter-stores.
"Thank you for that kind word, cousin," said the wood-mouse.
"That's what you may call travelling first-class," said the wood-mouse, laughing.
Once upon a time there was a wood-mouse, and her name was Mrs. Tittlemouse.