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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Hell hath no fury*

True to his word the Mole Man was here first thing this morning.

9 traps set, he'll be back in a couple of days to dig up the body(s). 









Always misquoted, the line should really be:

"Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, 
Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned," 
William Congreve, The Mourning Bride (1697) 
Act III, Scene VIII.

11 comments:

  1. I must say they you are very confident of his ability! I'd say the jury was still out until the evidence is in the bag (trap)!

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    1. Hazel, it's either optimism or a positive mental attitude {grin}. No point employing the guy if I don't believe he can deliver (and I think one of the traps has already sprung ... but I'm not going to dig it up to find out).

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  2. I hope you don't get more, via the surrounding fields. I've often wondered if those sonic things are any good at keeping them away.

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    1. Mrs Rusty, I hope so too. We have fields on two sides and open land on a third. I don't know if the sonic things would work and in a garden this large we'd need so many . . .

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  3. Oh dear - I'm afraid I wouldn't be able to watch when he came back.

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    1. So you won't want to see a photograph then ....

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    2. NO...OOOO!

      Warn me when it's coming so I can close my eyes!

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  4. Keeping fingers crossed he gets them. Daisy being there doesn't keep them away?

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    1. Another occasion where Daisy is no use. I suspect if one scurried across the lawn she'd pounce on it but the chances of that happening are pretty remote :{

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  5. I'm sorry your garden is under attack. Let's hope you'll get them all in one fell swoop.

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    1. Thanks FFG, it could be worse - at least it's not deer or rabbits.

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