Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.
I will send him away with a flea in his ear.
One flea cannot raise a coverlet.Chinese.
One flea does not hinder sleep.
That’s a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.Shakespeare.
The fatter the flea, the leaner the dog.German.