- She was gentle as a dove and brave as a lioness...
- A lioness yawns inside her cage at Buenos Aires Zoo in Argentina.
- Its teeth are the teeth of a lion, And it has the cutting teeth of a lioness.
- A natural unassuming woman whom they have been doing their best to spoil by making a lioness of her.
- In the popular romance Octavian, another set of twin boys is nurtured by, in one case, an ape, and in the other, a lioness.