Like minnows about a caddis-worm

Anonyme, « Poppies in the Corn; or glad hours in the grave years, n° XIV, Recreation Generally », Londres, London Society an illustrated Magazine of light and amusing Literature for the Hours of Relaxation, 1870, vol. XVII, p. 458.

Then a sufficiency of fronds for drying, or (better) roots for planting, having been secured, the triumphant arrival at home, and the sympathizing assemblage of heads, like minnows about a caddis-worm: all this was exhilarating: truly recreation.