The poor creature went on eating the cheese!
A mouse was caught by its tail in a trap the other day — and the poor creature went on eating the cheese!
Many people are doing the same. They know that they are guilty before God, and they dread their punishment — but they go on nibbling at their beloved sins!
"Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows!" Galatians 6:7