Celtic knots: The Celts were an ancient people who were known for their fierceness and their beautiful artwork.
After these cruel practices were outlawed in 1835, fans of the Bulldog began breeding it as a companion dog without its original fierceness.
His fierceness took her breath away, and the dark circles beneath his eyes drew her sympathy.
In a country divided by sectional jealousies it was impossible to expect a committee of thirty-four members to impose unity of action even in a common cause; and the Spanish rising, the first fierceness of which had carried all before it, lacked the organizing force which alone would have given it permanent success.
" The Irish," says Bacon, " did not fail in courage or fierceness, but, being almost naked men, only armed with darts and skeins, it was rather an execution than a fight upon them."