Beard the lion in his own den - If you confront a powerful or dangerous rival on their territory, you are bearding the lion in his own den.
Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion - This means that it is better to be the head or at the top of something that isn't very important or prestigious than a small or unimportant member of something big.
Lion's share - The lion's share of something is the biggest or best part.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. lion, L. leo, -onis, akin to Gr. le`wn. Cf. Chameleon Dandelion Leopard
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. lion—L. leon-em—Gr. leōn; Ger. löwe.
Then bring here to me the lion's tail; you will hereafter need it.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
In another Kaffir story, the Jackal runs into a hole under a tree, but the Lion catches him by the tail.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
A braying ass within a lion's skin!
"Saronia" by Richard Short
The lion had a bad attack of fever.
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends" by Gertrude Landa
From his shining snout to his stumpy tail he was a lion and a half, the length of two tall men.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
Then you can play with Byram's lions, too.
"The Maids of Paradise" by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
The lion was followed by a running wolf, who had shown his teeth savagely when the lion, for a moment, trespassed upon his pedestal.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
What the dickens did you mean just now when you spoke about 'the lion's change' and 'the lion's smile'?
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
Triumphant from the encounter with the lions, he rushed back to slake his still unsatisfied fury on the pig-tapirs.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
And without any thought of fear, he went forward to meet the lion.
"The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts" by Abbie Farwell Brown
Then to the desert breeze unrolled,
Cheerly the waving pennons fly,
Lion or eagle—each bright fold
A lodestar to a warrior's eye.
"Confirmation" by John Keble
Then, BRANWORTH, Lion of the field !
O, hear a maiden plead;
Sheath not thy sword in GYNNETH'S breast,
Or too, let LEWIN'S bleed ?
"Lewin and Gynneth" by Mary Darby Robinson
A white mist drifts across the shrouds,
A wild moon in this wintry sky
Gleams like an angry lion's eye
Out of a mane of tawny clouds.
"La Mer" by Oscar Wilde
They held their post, they saved the day,
Those young lions from the West;
What higher tribute can we pay,
"They fought like Britain's best."
"Langemark" by Abner Cosens
There stands upon the first good shield
A lion, so fierce and stark,
With a crown on his head, of the ruddy gold,
That is King Diderik’s mark.
"The Tournament (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
Then with one shout that quivered with its wrath
Our Scottish lions leapt,
And, like a torrent from its mountain path,
Down on the foe they swept.
"Bannockburn" by Alexander Anderson
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The enigmatic crew from Au's Shaolin Arts Society will light 20,000 firecrackers at the mall's main entrance to "wake" the lions, which will then parade through the mall to the center stage.
That's the question we're all wondering at halftime at Ford Field, where the Lions lead the Texans 21-14.
The festivities kicked off on Friday night with a vintage machinery display, a car show, and food available by the Dysart Lions Club.
Caraway Lions getting ready for the 2012 Fourth of July Celebration.
Caraway Lions Club is busy getting ready for the 66th annual Fourth of July picnic.
Now, it's the Lions' turn to note Smith's carefulness .
One more game Democrat Photo/Jared Lankford Eight seniors from Barry and Lawrence counties played in the Lions Club International All-Star Twin Classic on Saturday.
Lions carve up Rebels 71-32.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the relatively modest returns for the sequel "Prince Caspian " baffled many.
Rebecca Black, Yuck, Giant Squid, a cassette tape revival and the Detroit Lions.
Hamilton What's wackier: Brian Wilson (shown here performing at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park last summer) touring with The Beach Boys or the Detroit Lions making the playoffs.
On Wednesday, June 8, the Sand Lake Lions Club held an invitational, informative meeting for people to learn about Lions International.
Lions story from Nov 9 (FBO-CFL-Lions-Benevides).
California Lions Revamp a Zoo's Lion Drinking Fountain .
We also need the following theorem due to Lions (see ).
Square Root Problem of Kato for the Sum of Operators
Lions, Espaces d’interpolation et domaines de puissances d’op´erateurs, J.
Square Root Problem of Kato for the Sum of Operators
Odlyzko, The 1020 th zero of the Riemann zeta-function and 70 mil lion of its neighbors., Preprint (1989) A. ¨Ozl¨uk and C.
Modeling families of L-functions
For this case we need the following Weak convergence lemma from Lions .
Homogenized dynamics of stochastic partial differential equations with dynamical boundary conditions
Lions, Magenes Probl`emes aux limites non homog`enes et applications, Dunod, Paris 1968. J.
Random data Cauchy theory for supercritical wave equations II : A global existence result