Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. Muhammad formerly Cassius Clay Ali c.1964 Of his boxing style. Quoted in G Sullivan Cassius
Clay (1964), ch.8.
English policy is to float lazily downstream, occasionally putting out a
diplomatic boathook to avoid collisions. of Salisbury Letter to Lord Lytton, 9 Mar.
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