They covered me with a dainty coverlet spun of the hair of a hundred gnats.
Then the fleas and gnats began to rise in the air; but were all slain by the falcons.
They had hunting falcons and dogs about as large as gnats and fleas.
The evening was then advancing, and the gnats from the trees and shrubs plagued the horses.
The heat was excessive, and Gordon and his staff were ...