Scripture Alphabet of Animals: The Goat
By Harriet N. Cook (1814-1843)
There are two kinds of goat in the countries where the Bible was written; one very much like those that we sometimes see; the other differing from it in several respects, especially in the greater length of its ears. It is supposed that the prophet Amos speaks of the latter kind when he says,
As the shepherd taketh out of the mouth of the lion, two legs or a piece of an ….