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Re: Pettiness

Posted by Henry on May 11, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Pettiness posted by R.Berg on May 10, 2004

: : : : I need a saying that means 'pettiness'.
: : : : I'd be grateful for feedback.

: : : "We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." (Aesop)

: : From the King James Version and the New KJV:

: : Matthew 23:24
: : Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

: : Matthew 23:24
: : Blind guides, who strain out a gnat and swallow a camel!

: Penny wise and pound foolish.

Couldn't see the forest for the trees!