"A small man entered, indecently small considering
the volume of noise he had been expelling."
In the Steps of Moses, by Louis Golding, p.407.
Really does this exquisite sentence need any commentary.
Methinks this is, much too often, a picture of myself.
I said, "I will guard my ways,
Lest I sin with my tongue;
I will restrain my mouth with a muzzle,..."
Even so the tongue is a little member and boasts
great thing. See how great a forest a little