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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Lion
 
The lion is not so fierce as they paint him.
        Herbert—Jacula Prudentum.
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      Noli
Barbam vellere mortuo leoni.
  Do not pluck the beard of a dead lion.
        Martial—Epigrams. Bk. X. 90.
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            They rejoice
Each with their kind, lion with lioness,
So fitly them in pairs thou hast combined.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. VII. L. 392.
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Rouge the lion from his lair.
        Scott—The Talisman. Heading of Ch. VI.
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The man that once did sell the lion’s skin
While the beast lived, was killed with hunting him.
        Henry V. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 93.
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