"The Napoleon Bonaparte of wolves." - The Beast of Gévaudan

Once upon a time in Tunguska

"How dull and lifeless it is here!" - Schiller's Princess Eboli, the one-eyed Ana de Mendoza

“I already told them the meat is fine." - Eisenstein and the “Potemkin” Mutiny in 1905

“Scots, wha hae wi Wallace bled" - the Battle of Bannockburn