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  • Entwined within this Gordian knot is a truth so terrible as to be rarely spoken.

  • Under Gordian and Philip a respite was again granted to the persecuted church.

    The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
  • 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
  • To follow the interlacing line of an ornament, gives the mind the pleasure of untying the Gordian knot, without cutting it.

    Needlework As Art | Marian Alford
  • The compulsory exercise of governmental authority cut the Gordian knot with the result that substantial justice now obtains.

  • It might not please him exactly but—he went round and round from one problem to another, trying to untie this Gordian knot.

    The "Genius" | Theodore Dreiser

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