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A man in wolf’s clothing form the palace gardens in Schwetzingen.

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A wolf doing unwolfish things on a mosaic from Aldborough Roman town in Yorkshire.


A whole castle of wolves (albeit en miniature) in the Obrunn gorge near Höchst im Odenwald.

And all that to respond to a quote about sheep:

“It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favour of vegetarianism while the wolf remains of a different opinion.”

William Ralph Inge, “Patriotism”, in Outspoken Essay (1919)

Other posts  inspired by this quote can be found on Debbie’s Travel with Intent quotation challenge.

4 thoughts on “Of sheep

    1. The secret is: good tagging. But I had to get to work so I hurried up. And yeah, that statue (actually there are 2, facing each other) is cool and kind of unusual for a place right in front of a palace.


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