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Owl

I live too near a wood to be scared by an owl. I am too old to be frightened by a bogie; I am too old a stager to be frightened by such a person as you. Owl the emblem of Athens. Becaus…

Grave as an Owl

Having an aspect of solemnity and wisdom. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GravelledGrave as a Judge A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S …

Owl-light

Dusk; the blind man's holiday. French, “Entre chien et loup.” Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Owl in an Ivy BushOwl A B C D E F G H I J …

Owl in an Ivy Bush

(Like an). Very ugly, a horrible fright [of a fellow]. Said of (or to) a person who has dressed his head unbecomingly, or that has a scared look, an untidy head of hair, or that looks inane…

Owl was a Baker's Daughter

(The). According to legend, our Saviour went into a baker's shop to ask for something to eat. The mistress of the shop instantly put a cake into the oven for Him, but the daughter said it w…

Edward Lear

Edward Lear was a highly-regarded nature and landscape artist, but he is much better remembered for the whimsical nonsense poetry and limericks he produced throughout his life. Among his best-known w…

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop The Charger and the MillerThe Grasshopper and the AntsThe Grasshopper and the Owl An Owl, who lived in a hollow tree, was in the habit of feeding by night and sleeping by day; but …

Snowlets

Birth Names: Nokki, Sukki, Lekki, and TsukkiLooking very much like Hooty the Owl crossed with a sumo wrestler, the cheerful Snowlets were the official symbols of the 1998 Nagano Olympic games. (Accord…

Aesop's Fables

Chapter 154 Chapter 156 The Grasshopper and the Owl An Owl, who lived in a hollow tree, was in the habit of feeding by night and sleeping by day; but her slumbers were greatly disturbed by t…