They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin'all the time. You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin'all the time. Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine.1956 'Hound Dog' (written byJerry Leiber and Mike Stoller).
She hurried at his words, beset with fears, For there were sleeping dragons all around, At glaring watch, perhaps, with ready spears Down the wide stairs a darkling way they found. In all the house was heard no human sound. A chain-droop’d lamp was flickering by each door; The arras, rich with horseman, hawk, and hound, Flutter’d in the besieging wind’s uproar; And the long carpets rose along the gusty floor.john keats
To hold with the hare and run with the hound.Part I, chapter 10. (Proverbs (1546))
Let me hear a coyote howl, Or a lonesome hound dog bay. Back to the heart of those lonesome hills I'm gonna be some day. For Oklahoma I'm yearning.Jack Guthrie/Wava White, For Oklahoma, I'm Yearning
Discrimination is a hell hound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.Martin Luther King, Jr., in Labels and Perceptions, the Subtle Ways of Racism. Reflections from My Memoirs, p.2