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" In his banner were three leopards courant, of fine gold, set on red — fierce, haughty, and cruel: thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies; for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger —... "
A manual of heraldry, historical and popular - Page 233
by Charles Boutell - 1863 - 427 pages
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The siege of Carlaverock in the xxviii: Edward I. A.D. MCCC; with ..., Part 1300

Walter (of Exeter) - Carlaverock - 1828 - 380 pages
...haughty, and cruel ; thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies, for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger ; not but his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his power....
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Life of Sir William Wallace, of Elderslie, Volume 54

John Donaldson Carrick - 1830
...haughty, and cruel ; thus placed, to signify, that, like them, the King is dreadful fierce, and proud to his enemies, for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger ; not but his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his power....
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English Heraldry

Charles Boutell - 1867
...Banner were three Leopards, courant, of fine gold, set on red : fierce were they, haughty and cruel, to signify that, like them, the KING is dreadful to...submit to his power his kindness is soon rekindled." — ROLL OF CARLAVEROCK. " With Scotland's Arms, Device and Crest Embroidered round and round."—...
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History of the Burgh of Dumfries

William M'Dowall - Dumfries (Scotland) - 1867 - 916 pages
...haughty, and cruel: thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies; for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger — not but that his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his...
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The colours of the British army

Robert French McNair - History - 1867
...haughty, and cruel ; thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful fierce and proud to his enemies, for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger." " Vocatus Edwardns, Tanq'm leopardus, Velox et non tardus, Pomposus Picardus." It is certain that three...
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The History of Scotland: From Agricola's Invasion to the ..., Volume 2

John Hill Burton - Scotland - 1867
...haughty, and cruel — thus placed to signify that, like them, the king is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies ; for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger — not but his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his power:'...
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History of the burgh of Dumfries, with notices of Nithsdale, Annandale, and ...

William McDowall - 1867
...haughty, and cruel: thus placed to signify that, like them, the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies; for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger—not but that his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to...
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Our Flag: Origin and Progress of the Flag of the United States of America ...

George Henry Preble - Flags - 1872 - 535 pages
...to signify that, like them, the king is dreadful to his enemies. For his bite is slight to none that inflame his anger ; and yet, towards such as seek...submit to his power, his kindness is soon rekindled." ' The royal banners of England from the time of Edward, have always borne the same blazonry as the...
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Notes about Notts: A Collection of Singular Sayings, Curious Customs ...

Cornelius Brown (F. R. S. L.) - Nottingham (England) - 1874 - 172 pages
...banner were three leopards, courant, of fine gold, set on red ; fierce were they, haughty and cruel, to signify that, like them, the KING is dreadful to...slight to none who inflame his anger ; and yet towards snch as seek his friendship, or submit to his power, his kindness is soon re-kindled." This roll is...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 140

1874
...haughty, and cruel ; thus placed to signify that like them the King is dreadful, fierce, and proud to his enemies, for his bite is slight to none who inflame his anger: not but his kindness is soon rekindled towards such as seek his friendship or submit to his power.'...
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