Bom. So have I heard on Africs burning shore A hungry lion give a grievous roar; The grievous roar echoed along the shore. Artax. So have I heard on Africs burning shore Another lion give a grievous roar; And the first lion thought the last a bore.
Bombastes Furioso. Act i. Sc. 4.
Note 1. Let none but he these arms displace, Who dares Orlandos fury face. Cervantes: Don Quixote, part ii. chap. lxvi.
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