Usage examples for gadfly

  1. The Gadfly raised his head from the flowers, and looked at her with a steady face. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  2. The last word remained with the Gadfly. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  3. But it came again and again- a persistent mental gadfly. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  4. Excuse me- to the gadfly- this is very important, and you have all day for your business. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  5. Having concealed itself near the surface of the ground it becomes changed into a chrysalis from which the gadfly issues after an inactive existence of from thirty to forty days. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  6. A long silence followed; then the Gadfly looked up. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  7. The Gadfly opened his eyes. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  8. The Gadfly glanced at his left hand. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  9. Then it again passes from the nostrils, burrows into the ground and becomes a fully matured Gadfly in six or eight weeks, which completes its life cycle, the head of the sheep or goat being its intermediate host where the newly born Gadfly again attaches its larva. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  10. Thus did Ulenspiegel address his steed, and thus continued: For even as you have this gadfly of yours to worry you, so also hath His Holiness the Pope a gadfly of his own, even master Martin Luther; and His Sacred Majesty the Emperor, hath he not my Lord of France for his tormentor- Francis, first of that name, the King with the very long nose and a sword that is longer still? – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  11. " If you will allow me, I will see you home," the Gadfly interposed; " I am going in that direction." – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  12. The Gadfly looked up with a sudden flash of anger. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich