from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Still; quiet.
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Soon after, the Tempest drove in four Thieves, who, not seeing such a little creep-mouse Girl as
We deal in creep-mouse sentiment, and call it love.
He 's up in mamma's room, and was just saying, 'How 's Polly?' when I heard you come, in your creep-mouse way, and you must go right up.
Here are creep-mouse manners; and thievish manners.
'she is rather creep-mouse, but has no _other_ fault that I know of.
It need not frighten you: it is a nothing of a part, a mere nothing, not above half a dozen speeches altogether, and it will not much signify if nobody hears a word you say; so you may be as creep-mouse as you like, but we must have you to look at. "