gordian knots

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  • He did not know whether he could break off his engagement at all, so great was his horror of ruptures, of cutting Gordian-knots.

    Overlooked | Maurice Baring
  • He is as intimate with the art of war; to him “gordian knots of policy” are “familiar as his garter.”

  • After a few 52 minutes of easy conversation, the minister abruptly cut all gordian knots and said: “Mr.–––, are you a Christian?”

    Trail Tales | James David Gillilan

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