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The gnat stings the eyes of the lion.

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Title
The gnat stings the eyes of the lion.
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Animals -- Lion

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ANI-Lio
Topics
Fables
Lions
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Gnats
Bites & stings
Notes
Content: 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."
Source note: Moral emblems with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs of all ages and nations. Longmans, 1865) Leighton, John (1822-1912), Illustrator. Cats, Jacob (1577-1660), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1731329
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17679226
Barcode: 33333159397799
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 722e3440-c535-012f-371c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The gnat stings the eyes of the lion." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1151-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The gnat stings the eyes of the lion." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1151-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1865). The gnat stings the eyes of the lion. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1151-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The gnat stings the eyes of the lion.