leijona englanniksi   Leo, lion


: Tigers and lions share a common ancestor from a few million years ago.

*: It was said of [Edward Plantaganet] that he was a lion for pride and ferocity but a pard for inconstancy and changeableness, not keeping his word or promise but excusing himself with fair words.

*: Such society was far more enjoyable than that of Edinburgh, for here he was not a lion, but a man.

*: Rose Waterford was a cynic. She looked upon life as an opportunity for writing novels and the public as her raw material. Now and then she invited members of it to her house if they showed an appreciation of her talent and entertained with proper lavishness. She held their weakness for lions in good-humoured contempt, but played to them her part of the distinguished woman of letters with decorum.

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