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Grammar school stories told of the Wily wolf wearing a sheepskin costume as he stealthily circles the grazing sheep seeking to snatch a helpless little lamb in his sharp-toothed and drooling vicious jaws!

Mary had a little lamb and she was always alert and on constant lookout for their worst enemy, a wolf in sheep's clothing!

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wolf in sheep's clothingSomething harmful or problematic disguised as something peaceful or pleasant.
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