Instead she was a lioness, watching over and protecting her sick mate.
She thus became the destroyer of mankind in her lioness avatar as Sekhet.
Her face is that of a lioness, and she is suckling two young lions at her breasts.
The Lioness came up, and bitterly lamented the death of her whelp.
Quarter of an hour later they reached the spot where they had shot the lioness.
In his danger, she has the sagacity of the serpent, and the courage of the lioness.
But no lioness could we see, and as for Jim-Jim there was not even a finger-joint of him to be found.
And now came the further question, how were we to beguile the lioness to return?
And of course the lioness has them also; so she too is a cat.
You may be sure that the lioness saw the lady and the two little children.