As I was walking all alane, I heard twa corbies making a mane; The tane unto the tother say, 'Where sall we gang and dine to-day?' 'In behint yon auld fail dye, I wot there lies a new-slain knight; And naebody kens that he lies there, But his hawk, his hound, and his lady fair. 'His hound is to the hunting gane, His hawk to fetch the wild-fowl hame, His lady's ta'en another mate, So we may mak our dinner sweet.''The Twa Corbies', opening stanzas.
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).
'A chain of gold ye sall not lack, Nor braid to bind your hair; Nor mettled hound, nor managed hawk, Nor palfrey fresh and fair.'1816 'Jock of Hazeldean', stanza 3.
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
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
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