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Letter "G" » grasshoppers
«Man is an idiot. He doesn't know how to do anything without copying, without imitating, without plagiarizing, without aping. It might even have been that man invented generation by coitus after seeing the grasshopper copulate.»
«Different fields, different grasshoppers; different seas, different fish»
«For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came as grasshoppers for multitude; for both they and their camels were without number: and they entered into the land to destroy it.»
«And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the east lay along in the valley like grasshoppers for multitude; and their camels were without number, as the sand by the sea side for multitude.»
«They shall cut down her forest, saith the LORD, though it cannot be searched; because they are more than the grasshoppers, and are innumerable.»
«Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth? / It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: / That bringeth the princes to nothing; he maketh the judges of the earth as vanity.»
«Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me; and, behold, he formed grasshoppers in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth; and, lo, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.»
«And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.»
«Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? / Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.»
«Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring withtheir importunate chink, whilst thousands of great cattle. . . chewthe cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make thenoise are the only inhabitants of the field; that, of course, they aremany in number; or that, after all, they are other than the little,shriveled, meagre, hopping, though loud and troublesome _insects_ ofthe hour.»
Author: Edmund Burke
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