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Letter "G" » gnat
«Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?»
Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
, flare up
, sorry for
«Television is a triumph of equipment over people and the minds that control it are so small that you could put them in a gnat's navel with room left over for two caraway seeds and an agent's heart»
«Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.»
«And what's romance? Usually, a nice little tale where you have everything as you like it, where rain never wets your jacket and gnats never bite your nose, and it's always daisy-time.»
«He would skin a gnat for its hide and tallow»