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  • For days she stole mousily in and out, avoiding the hours when Evelyn was there, getting up earlier in the morning, hurrying into bed at night and feeling very sore indeed at the sufferance on which she supposed herself to be.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • Besides, it was second nature to Polly to efface herself, to steal mousily away.

    Australia Felix

  • The girls crept mousily past the room occupied by the two young men, and after several false alarms and suppressed chirps reached the back door, and filled the jug at the tap of the galvanised-iron tank.

    Australia Felix

  • For a moment he was in doubt, but belief in the witchery of sound prevailed, for he had yet to meet a being insensible to the "music of the soul," and so with a fond and fatuous murmur he pinched the martyred atmosphere once more, and began, mousily:

    Iole

  • Anthea closed the door very mousily, and instantly went downstairs and ordered what she liked for lunch.

    The Phoenix and the Carpet

  • Twin Sister's singer, the mousily enchanting Andrea Estella, has the sort of breathy, committed voice that untangles knots.

    brooklynvegan

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