It needs but slight provocation to make the wolf devour the lamb.
God tempers the wind, said Maria, to the shorn lamb.Laurence Sterne
The lion and the lamb may, possibly, sumtime lay down in this world together for a fu minnits, but when the lion kums tew git up, the lamb will be missing.josh billings
White and shining virgin of all human virtues, ark of the covenant between earth and heaven, tender and strong companion partaking of the lion and of the lamb, Prayer! Prayer will give you the key of heaven! Bold and pure as innocence, strong, like all that is single and simple, this glorious, invincible Queen rests, nevertheless, on the material world; she takes possession of it; like the sun, she clasps it in a circle of light.honoré de balzac
We lived like that “Happy Family“ you sometimes see in traveling zoos: a lion caged with a lamb. It is a startling exhibit but the lamb has to be replaced frequently.robert a. heinlein
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.
Though you teach a wolf the paternoster, he will say: "lamb! lamb!"
I am going like a lamb to the slaughter; but I am calm as a summer's morning; I have a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward all men. I SHALL DIE INNOCENT, AND IT SHALL YET BE SAID OF ME HE WAS MURDERED IN COLD BLOOD.
The lion shall lie down with the lamb.
Mary had a little lamb Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went The lamb was sure to go.
The fox barks not, when he would steal the lamb.
Drabs from the alleyways and drug fiends pale Minds still passion-ridden, soul-power frail: Vermin-eaten saints with moldy breath, Unwashed legions with the ways of Death (Are you washed in the blood of the lamb?)(Nicholas) Vachel Lindsay
I have thus played the sedulous ape to Hazlitt, to lamb, to Wordsworth, to SirThomas Browne, to Defoe, to Hawthorne, to Montaigne, to Baudelaire and to Obermann.Robert Louis Stevenson
Between the mysteries of death and life Thou standest, loving, guiding, — not explaining; We ask, and Thou art silent, — yet we gaze, And our charmed hearts forget their drear complaining; No crushing fate, no stony destiny! Thou lamb that hast been slain, we rest in Thee.harriet beecher stowe
The mixture spoils two good things, as Charles lamb (Elia) used to say of brandy and water.Charles Lamb
We should carry up our affections to the mansions prepared for us above, where eternity is the measure, felicity the state, angels the company, the lamb the light, and God the inheritance and portion of His people forever.
Because the lamb, who is in the midst of the throne, will shepherd them and will guide them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe out every tear from their eyes.