You are as obstinate as Deacon Stumps' forelock, that wouldn't lie down and couldn't stand up.
He hesitated, biting his lip and plucking absently the tangles from the forelock of his horse.
If you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her; but if suffered to escape, not Jupiter himself can catch her again.
And I could n't bring him home by the forelock when I had my arms full of lambs.
"I'm afeared the little lady will soil her pretty frock," he remarked, with another pull at his forelock.
He pulled his forelock as he spoke, and put on the air of a charity-schoolboy.
He stopped, pushed his hat back and pulled his forelock as if for more inspiration.
Toglet took time by the forelock, and fled to the Southwest.
He glanced up with a shy, very good-natured smile, touched his forelock to Rosewarne, and went on whispering to the bird.
Beck smiled a pale, hungry smile, and pulled his forelock politely.
"Opportunity has hair in front, behind she is bald; if you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her; but, if she once escapes, not Jupiter himself can catch her again." ["Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims and Mottos," H.T. Riley, London, 1866]