- From Middle English tigre, from Old English tīgras (pl.) and influenced by Old French tigre, both, from Latin tigris, from Ancient Greek τίγρις, possibly of Iranian origin. (Wiktionary)
“The vegetarian tyger is not convincing as an example of sugar tamed savagery because the story strikes readers as poignant and tragic: it is the domesticated tiger, not Mr. Benjamin Parker's ravaged arm and bloody bed sheets, and certainly not Moseley's mock-heroism, that has readers 'sympathy.”
“- Better a hand between a "tyger" and his "bright" succor or his "sweet delight", or some would have it worse still to be between that and his "endless night".”
“I think the photograph of a tattoo of a tiger on the cover of my poetry chapbook Tiger's Milk would have impressed him more, especially if I told him it was a "tyger" a la Blake.”
“Peltry, such as tyger and leopard skins, &c. are not of much importance.”
“Dare frame thy fearful symmetry? admin Uncategorized anne shaw, the tyger, william blake”
“TrikYodz (UID#1103) on October 29th, 2009 at 10: 40 am yeah i agree tyger, im callin bs on this whole thing. and nate, what did they change?”
“By NowhereBob, January 5, 2010 @ 8: 12 am tyger, when there are no lassies around …”
“The rat, the mouse, the fox, the rabbit watch the roots; the lion, the tyger, the horse, the elephant watch the fruits.”
“September 8, 2009 at 12:46 am a minnit deer ai fought u had a sable toof tyger… had to check you pics to maek sure ee twas a mainlee coon!”
“I got a sweet liddlol organje tyger last yr, butt Virjay naught lyke hurr AT AWL!”
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