Berlusconi, it is true, did not cut this Gordian knot, but neither did he tie it in the first place.
Of course, if we can mix our classical references, Russia has its Sword of Damocles to cut this Gordian Knot.
Entwined within this Gordian knot is a truth so terrible as to be rarely spoken.
It was she who invented the short cut, who severed the Gordian knot.
"I have something to tell you," he says, cutting the Gordian knot at a clean stroke.
The Bishop cut the Gordian knot for her by ordering all seculars to be turned out of the dorter.
“Well, I have cut the Gordian knot,” 262 continued Marmaduke.
But Washington did not hesitate a moment to cut this Gordian knot.
One or several must act as did Alexander the Great when he cut the Gordian knot.
What a deliverer was therefore the stern Crete-bound veteran, who cut the Gordian knot of enchantment with, "Pack and begone."