Animals in Literature

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Can you name the animals in these literary references?

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The wildest of all the wild animals was the _____. He walked by himself, and all places were alike to him. Rudyard Kipling: Just So Stories
_____ are not kindly birds. Some are cowardly and cruel. But the ancient race of the northern mountains were the greatest of all birds.J. R. R. Tolkien: The Hobbit
'Safe?” said Mr. _____; “don’t you hear what Mrs. _____ tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.'C. S. Lewis: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
'A _____, a _____, my kingdom for a _____!'William Shakespeare: Richard III
_____! _____! Burning bright in the forests of the night, what immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry?William Blake: Songs of Experience
On her left hand she held a _____, which meant to don Quixote that she must be a great lady, and the mistress of all the hunters.Miguel Cervantes: Don Quixote
Far from all resort of mirth, Save the _____ on the hearth, Or the bellman's drowsy charm, To bless the doors from nightly harm:John Milton: Il Penseroso
And the Philistine said to David, “Am I a _____, that you come to me with sticks?” Bible (ESV): 1 Samuel 17:43
The creatures outside looked from _____to man, and from man to _____, and from _____ to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.George Orwell: Animal Farm
One of the elders said to me, “Weep no more; behold, the _____ of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered.'Bible (ESV): Revelation 5:5
But stop; does it not bear a faint resemblance to a gigantic _____? even the great Leviathan himself? Herman Melville: Moby Dick
The Tin Woodman was about to reply when he heard a low growl . . . he saw a strange beast come bounding over the grass toward them. It was, indeed, a great yellow _____.L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
A ____ once saw a Crow fly off with a piece of cheese in its beak and settle on a branch of a tree. 'That's for me, as I am a _____.'Aesop: Fables
When the blind men had each felt a part of the _____, the king went to each of them and said to each: 'Well, blind man, have you seen the _____?'Udana: Tittha Sutta (Ud. 6.4)
'The heavens so dim by day. A savage clamour! Well may I get aboard! This is the chase: I am gone for ever.' [Exit, pursued by a _____ ]William Shakespeare: The Winter's Tale
You heard as if an army muttered; And the muttering grew to a grumbling; And the grumbling grew to a mighty rumbling; And out of the houses the _____ came tumbling. Robert Browning: The Pied Piper of Hamelin
The _____and the Pussy-Cat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boatEdward Lear: Nonsense Songs, Stories, Botany, and Alphabets
'A _____ that knows enough to come in with the dogs at feedin' time has had experiences.'Jack London: White Fang
Although Sydney Carton would never be a lion, he was an amazingly good _____.Charles Dickens: A Tale of Two Cities
Physically there is nothing to distinguish human society from the farm-yard except that children are more troublesome and costly than _____ and calves.George Bernard Shaw: Getting Married

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