|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A spark may consume a city. Hungarian.|| 1|
|A feather shows the way the wind blows,|
And a straw the way the stream flows.
|The insignificant often are the most to be feared. La Fontaine.|| 3|
|The least and weakest man can do some hurt.|| 4|
|The little wimble will let in the great auger.|| 5|
|The smallest fish find their place in the ocean.|| 6|
|The smallest insect can cause death by its bite. Chinese.|| 7|
|The smallest worm will turn, being trodden on,|
And doves will peck in safeguard of their brood. Shakespeare.
|The strongest things are in danger from the weakest. Spectator.|| 9|