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The dogs and the bone.

Image ID: 822618

The dogs and the bone. (1865)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The dogs and the bone.

Published Date

: 1865

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 27 x 19 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "All ye who would a moral learn, your eyes upon this emblem turn : two dogs in combat fierce you see, for dogs, like men, will disagree. The cause of quarrel was a bone, with dogs a very frequent one; but while the two in deadly fight, half blind with rage, bark, tear and biteā€¦" "When fortune smiles, take the advantage." "When the iron's hot it's time to strike." "Take hold of a good minute." "When two fools meet, the bargain goes off."

Original Source

: From Moral emblems with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs of all ages and nations. Longmans, 1865) Leighton, John (1822-1912), Illustrator. Cats, Jacob (1577-1660), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- fighting

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-Fig

Digital ID

: 822618

Record ID

: 723139

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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