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The gnat stings the eyes of the lion.

Image ID: 823063

The gnat stings the eyes of the lion. (1865)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The gnat stings the eyes of the lion.

Published Date

: 1865

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25 x 17 cm. (9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Friends! Come here and lift to me! / Something strange I would relate; / Should it prove of use to thee, / That will me well compensate. / Though so strong the lion be, / Though so full of majesty." "Little chips kindle a large fire." "Little brooks make great rivers." "Little enemies and little wounds / are not to be despised." "Culex fodit oculum Leonis."

Original Source

: From Moral emblems with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs of all ages and nations. Longmans, 1865) Leighton, John (1822-1912), Illustrator. Cats, Jacob (1577-1660), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- lion

Source Description

: 2 folders (42 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Lio

Digital ID

: 823063

Record ID

: 709711

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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