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Blanche was a fragile white moth beating against the unbreakable sides of a 1000 watt bulb.Elia Kazan to Tennessee Williams: You Gotta Suffer to Sing the Blues|Elia Kazan|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Television is a magpie, and it will take back to its stuffed nest whatever shiny things it can find.
Thomas Harris tipped his hat to Fowles in The Silence of the Lambs when he created the moth-loving antagonist Jame Gumb.How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel|Casey N. Cep|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he was more of a magpie, listening to what came before and incorporating it into his own inimitable music.J.J. Cale, Dead at 74, Was a Songwriter Beyond Compare|Malcolm Jones|July 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For a contemporary manifestation of this moth-eaten brand of tyranny, look no further than Hamas-ruled Gaza.
But the latter caught him by the coat sleeve and held on while she chattered like a magpie to the young college man.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
The (p. 325) moth, whose egg produces these larv, is a large white miller of unusual size and prolificness.
Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I also saw the clerk busy folding up a moth-eaten velvet pall—not a sight for Christmas Day.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
Spinning—he was for ever spinning, like a tireless moth through a fiery air; and the world went roaring past.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker