Laws, as we read in ancient sages,Have been like cobwebs in all ages:Cobwebs for little flies are spread,And laws for little folks are made;But if an insect of renown,Hornet or beetle, wasp or drone,Be caught in quest of sport or plunder,The flimsy fetter flies in sunder.
"A man can live without his money as merrily as a tortoise without its head, or a wasp without its body."anne brontë
A wasp in a wig is altogether beyond the appliances of art.john tenniel
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