Hieroglyphics of Horapollo, tr. Alexander Turner Cory, , at sacred-texts.com
When they would represent a man annoyed 1 by his private enemies, and extricating himself with small loss, they portray a WOLF WHICH HAS LOST THE EXTREMITY OF HIS TAIL; for the wolf, when about to be hunted, shoots the hairs and extremity of his tail.
131:1 διαθέντα, Ald.—σιανθέντα Par. C. Leem. "compelled to make a compact with."