The lion out of the forest has smitten the great ones of Jerusalem, the wolf of the plains shall devastate them; the leopard is watching against their cities; every one who goes out shall be torn in pieces, because their prevarications are multiplied, their aversions are become strong.
To die alone, on rock under sun at the brink of the unknown, like a wolf, like a great bird, seems to me very good fortune indeed.edward abbey
Precious Saviour! come in spirit, and lay Thy strong, gentle grasp of love on our dear boys and girls, and keep these our lambs from the fangs of the wolf.theodore l. cuyler
Anybody who has ever owned a dog who barked when strangers came near its owner's property has experienced the essential continuity between animal territoriality and human property. Our domesticated cousins of the wolf are instinctively smarter about this than a good many human political theorists.eric s. raymond
The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.Marshall McLuhan
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Inescapably, the realization was being borne in upon my preconditioned mind that the centuries-old and universally accepted human concept of wolf character was a palpable lie. On three separate occasions in less than a week I had been completely at the mercy of these 'savage killers'; but far from attempting to tear me limb from limb, they had displayed a restraint verging on contempt, even when I invaded their home and appeared to be posing a direct threat to the young pups.
Many people together won't fear a tiger, and many dogs together won't fear a wolf.
It needs but slight provocation to make the wolf devour the lamb.Henry G. Bohn
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and goldlord byron
Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, [and] a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, [and] their backslidings are increased.
Woman to a man is either a god or a wolf.
When the rams lock horns, the wolf gets fed.
Hunger drives the wolf out of the wood.
If the wolf had stayed in the wood there would have been no hue and cry after him.
Even counted sheep are eaten by the wolf.
A sheep cannot make friends with a wolf [nor] a poor man with a rich landowner.
A wolf pays no attention to a dog's barking.
An old dog never tried to make friends with a wolf.
Hunger will drive even the wolf from the forest.
Who could believe that a wolf will pasture sheep.
If you are going to hunt a wolf, you should have a good dog to help.
A wolf is handsome in the eyes of a lovesick girl.
Soon as the potion works, their human count'nance,
Th' express resemblance of the gods, is changed
Into some brutish form of wolf or bear,
Or ounce or tiger, hog, or bearded goat,
All other parts remaining as they were;
And they, so perfect in their misery,
Not once perceive their foul disfigurement.
Haut doch die Polen, daß sie am Leben verzagen; ich habe alles Mitgefühl für ihre Lage, aber wir können, wenn wir bestehn wollen, nichts andres thun, als sie ausrotten; der wolf kann auch nicht dafür, daß er von Gott geschaffen ist, wie er ist, und man schießt ihn doch dafür totd, wenn man kann.otto von bismarck
Have you ever, looking up, seen a cloud like to a Centaur, a Pard, or a wolf, or a Bull?
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