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Quotation by Shakespeare
A lioness, with udders all drawn dry, Lay couching, head on ground, with cat-like watch When that the sleeping man should stir; for 'tis The royal disposition of that beast To prey on nothing that doth seem as dead.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Oliver, in As You Like It, act 4, sc. 3, l. 114-8.
Describing the danger from which Orlando rescued him.
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