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But both of us know the proverb about what you catch flies with.

Was it fair to catch flies on my Sunset on Arran before the paint was dry?

Sometimes they let me out of the cage and I fly about the room and catch flies.

Kizzie liked to perch on my finger and catch flies for his dinner.

Swallows wheeled in wide, descending spirals from mud villages under the cornices to catch flies.

They sit on my breakfast tray and catch flies, and hang in a bunch by their tails, and reach out after my hand.

Lizards crawl over the walls and ceilings, but they are harmless, and catch flies.

The red-headed woodpecker has learned to catch flies like a common flycatcher.

Sometimes he would sit on their hands or heads and catch flies for himself, which he soon did with great dexterity.

Do you suppose that this is part of its necessary economy, and that a swallow could not catch flies unless it lived in a hole?

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