The cow is of the bovine ilk;One end is moo, the other, milk.
Truth, Sir, is a cow, that will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.
The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other, milk.
He that steals a cow from a poor widow, or a stirk from a cottar, is a thief; he that lifts a drove from a Sassenach laird, is a gentleman-drover. And, besides, to take a tree from the forest, a salmon from the river, a deer from the hill, or a cow from a Lowland strath, is what no Highlander need ever think shame upon.walter scott
Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns.
We milk the cow of the world, and as we do We whisper in her ear,'You are not true.'Richard Wilbur
Who says that actors are cattle? Show me a cow who can earn a million dollars a film.Langdon Winner
I’m a fart in a gale of wind, a humble violet, under a cow pat.Djuna Barnes
Cornelia would not be altogether surprised if she saw the grazing cow start tap dancing, lap dancing, or whatever quantum gravity might cause cows to do.joão magueijo
Yet true it is, as cow chews cudAnd trees at spring do yield forth bud,Except wind stands as never it stood,It is an ill wind turns none to good.thomas tusser
I shall draw... a figure (which all these matters are made clear as far as possible on a surface, but the full demonstration would require a body like the eye... The eye of a cow, pig, and other animals can be used for illustration, if anyone wishes to experiment.roger bacon
"Was the cow crossed?" "No, your worship, it was an open cow."a. p. herbert
A cow is a very good animal in the field; but we turn her out of a garden.samuel johnson
They were down on Kentron-Kosmon, an insignificant world. And yet, in the middle of Space-Port there (a cow pasture rather; it wasn't much of a spaceport) there was a nice plaque of electrum and on it was lettered: This is the Exact Center of the Universe .r. a. lafferty
Any prairie farm can have a library of prairie plants, for they are drouth-proof and fire-proof, and are content with any roadside, rocky knoll, or sandy hillside not needed for cow or plow. Unlike books, which divulge their meaning only when you dig for it, the prairie plants yearly repeat their story, in technicolor, from the first pale blooms of pasque in April to the wine-red plumes of bluestem in the fall. All but the blind may read, and gather from the reading new lessons in the meaning of America.aldo leopold
I saw this dude, he was wearing a leather jacket and at the same time he was eating a hamburger and drinking a glass of milk. I said to him "Dude you're a cow, the metamorphosis is complete. Don't fall asleep or I'll tip you over."
A cow is a very good animal in the field; but we turn her out of a garden.
The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might To eat with apple-tart.
When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.
"Dear sinners all," the fool began, "man's life is but a jest, A dream, a shadow, bubble, air, a vapour at the best. In a thousand pounds of law I find not a single ounce of love, A blind man killed the parson's cow in shooting at the dove; The fool that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well, The wooer who can flatter most will bear away the belle." * * * * * * And then again the women screamed, and every staghound bayed; And why? because the motley fool so wise a sermon made.
Wolf, gnaw at your own sides. This is what is said at the same time when you place a stone under a pot, and it will save your cow from being eaten by wolves.
I shall draw... a figure (which all these matters are made clear as far as possible on a surface, but the full demonstration would require a body like the eye... The eye of a cow, pig, and other animals can be used for illustration, if anyone wishes to experiment.
"A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of carcass dressed and hung up in a butchers stall passes as food."
"I was in a sushi bar and it dawned on me – how could I discriminate between a cow and a fish?"
High diddle diddle, The Cat and the Fiddle, The cow jump'd over the Moon, The little dog laugh'd to see such Craft, And the Dish ran away with the Spoon.
I never saw a Purple cow, I never hope to see one; But I can tell you, anyhow * I'd rather see than be one.gelett burgess
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