'I will not bite any dog,' says the shepherd's dog, 'for I must save my teeth for the wolf.'
'Tis a hard winter when one wolf eats another.
'Tis a silly sheep that confesses to the wolf.
'Tis a silly sheep that makes the wolf her confessor.
'Your words are fair,' said the wolf, 'but I will not come into the village.'
A hungry wolf is not at rest.
A liar is not believed when he speaks the truth. [Fable of boy and wolf.]
A precipice is in front, a wolf behind.
A thief knows a thief as a wolf knows a wolf.
A wolf hankers after sheep even at his last gasp.
A wolf in sheep's clothing.
A wolf often lies concealed in the skin of a lamb. ['Yours truly,' is not always true.]
A wolf's head (on which a price was put). [An outlaw. A Pariah. Fair game for anybody.]
All the sheep are not for the wolf.
An easy shepherd makes the wolf void wool.
An old wolf is not scared by loud cries.
An old wolf is used to be shouted at.
Bad watch often feeds the wolf.
Counted sheep are eaten by the wolf.
Death to the wolf is life to the lambs.
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