The wondrous mosaic cylinder

R. H. Busk, « Animated Horsehairs », Notes and Queries a Medium of Entercommunication for Literary Men, General Readers, etc.,18 septembre, Londres, 1886, p. 230. 

..I fancy that Lord Arthur Russell’s Gordius aquaticus might (when nine day’s saturation in water has washed out the « central pith or medullary matter ») ensconce himself Inside it just as snugly as the infant caddisworm lives inside the wondrous mosaic cylinder that his parent constructs for his nursery.