- From the Aesop's fable The Lion's Share, in which a lion claims the full amount of the spoil after hunting with a number of other beasts. (Wiktionary)
“Wjat little money he had was invested along with that of the firm; and all was invested in such a way as to wring from its producers the lion's share of Georgia's one great crop.”
“He has settled with me; his half-profits amount to some L130, which by charging me for every presentation copy he cuts down to somewhere about L110; not the lion's share in the gross produce, yet a great share compared with an expectancy no higher than zero!”
“H.S., etc., and he was on the staff of that versatile editor not long afterwards, and took a lion's share of the writing in the Magazine of Architecture.”
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