Georgey's Menagerie: The Lion

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Graves and Young, 1864 - Animals - 160 pages

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Page 128 - Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion. Who shall rouse him up? The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Page 52 - Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion's whelp, and none made them afraid 1 The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey, and his dens with ravin.
Page 127 - Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion? Or fill the appetite of the young lions, When they couch in their dens, And abide in the covert to lie in wait? Who provideth for the raven his food? When his young ones cry unto God, They wander for lack of meat.
Page 129 - Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
Page 98 - And the king commanded, and they brought those men which had accused Daniel, and they cast them into the den of lions, them, their children, and their wives; and the lions had the mastery of them and brake all their bones in pieces or ever they came at the bottom of the den.
Page 58 - They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly. 11 They have now compassed us in our steps ; they have set their eyes bowing down to the earth ; 12 Like as a lion that is greedy of his prey, and as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
Page 126 - The roaring of the lion, and the voice of the fierce lion, and the teeth of the young lions, are broken. "The old lion perisheth for lack of prey, and the stout lion's whelps are scattered abroad.
Page 148 - The animal instantly turned his head to look at him ; then rose up, left his food, and came wagging his tail to the side of the cage. The man put his hand upon him, and patted him, telling us, at the same time, that it was three years since they had seen each other...
Page 67 - ... hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind ; their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions : yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.
Page 158 - She then returned to the man and fawned round him, rubbing her head against him in great fondness, and in token of her gratitude for the service he had done her. After this, she took the cubs away one by one, and the man returned to the ship. REV. W. MOMPESSON. WHILE France justly boasts of

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