Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.


Draw a tiger incompletely and he’s like a dog.Chinese.

Fiercer than a cubless tiger.

He is a paper tiger. (Applied to a blustering coward.)Chinese.

The tiger that has once tasted blood is never sated with the taste of it.

He calls the tiger to chase away the dog.Chinese.