The Mouse's Tale from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland

she kept on puzzling about it while the Mouse was speaking. so that her idea of the tale was something like this —

'Fury said to a mouse that he met in the house, "Let us both go to to law: I will prosecute you. Come, I'll take no denial: we must have a trial: for really this morning I've noth-ing to do." Said the mouse to the cur, "Such a trial, dear sir, with no jury or judge would be wasting our breath." "I'll be judge, I'll be jury," said cun-ning old Fury: "I'll try
the whole cause, and
you to death"'