lion englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
2003, Peter Armstrong and Angus McBride, ''Stirling Bridge & Falkirk 1297–98: William Wallace's Rebellion'':
- It was said of 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'.
A famous person regarded with interest and curiosity.
- During this period, we were the lions of the neighbourhood; and, no doubt, strangers from the distant villages were taken to see the "Karhowrees" (white men), in the same way that countrymen, in a city, are gallanted to the Zoological Gardens.
- 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.
A light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion. (rfex)
Of the light brown color that resembles the fur of a lion.
(l) (brave person)