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this force of reasoning,
the wise man, restrained by virtue,
should make the path pure
that goes all the way to Unbinding.
~Dhammapada, Chapter 20 'The Path', Verse 18. Translation by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu.
~A full translation of the Dhammapada is available at
A makeshift mouse trap. Apparently, one can take a large bucket and tie a plastic sheet over it. Then, one can make a hole and insert a funnel. The funnel can be made from pop bottles, yogurt containers, etc. Apparently, in Sri Lanka, people use coconut to catch mice. Anumodana