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1. "... he feels the darkness of the grave pressing around the fire and infecting his vision so that there seems to be no separation between the living and the dead, a child born with a mud wasp's nest for a heart and its eyes already pocketed with dust, ready to be clapped into a box and dropped down a hole."
Author: Benjamin Percy
2. "Now I happen to possess the bump of locality. It is not a virtue; I make no boast of it. It is merely an animal instinct that I cannot help. That things occasionally get in my way—mountains, precipices, rivers, and such like obstructions—is no fault of mine. My instinct is correct enough; it is the earth that is wrong. I led them by the middle road. That the middle road had not character enough to continue for any quarter of a mile in the same direction; that after three miles up and down hill it ended abruptly in a wasps' nest, was not a thing that should have been laid to my door. If the middle road had gone in the direction it ought to have done, it would have taken us to where we wanted to go, of that I am convinced."
Author: Jerome K. Jerome
3. "When Carleton was threemonths old, Henry had realized that they'd misunderstood something.Babies weren't babies—they were land mines; bear traps; wasp nests. Theywere a noise, which was sometimes even not a noise, but merely a listeningfor a noise; they were a damp, chalky smell; they were the heaving, jerky,sticky manifestation of not-sleep. Once Henry had stood and watchedCarleton in his crib, sleeping peacefully. He had not done what he wantedto do. He had not bent over and yelled in Carleton's ear. Henry still hadn'tforgiven Carleton, not yet, not entirely, not for making him feel that way."
Author: Kelly Link
4. "The quirky little melodrama that unfolded in Bosnia on 28 June 1914 played the same role in the history of the world as might a wasp sting on a chronically ailing man who is maddened into abandoning a sickbed to devote his waning days to destroying the nest"
Author: Max Hastings
5. "Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest."
Author: Pope Paul VI

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