I do believe," thought Cadmus, "that this may be the cow that was foretold me.
Whether it were the oracular cow or some other one, it did not seem reasonable that she should travel a great way farther.
O brindled cow," cried he, in a tone of despair, "do you never mean to stop?
Several persons who happened to see the brindled cow, and Cadmus following behind, began to trudge after her, precisely as he did.
There were also pretty little barns, with china fences around them; and many cows
and sheep and horses and pigs and chickens, all made of china, were standing about in groups.
I smile with joy at seeing him still alive, and I weep to think of his mother, who was sacrificed yesterday as a cow
Oh, well, then, I'll have a look at your cows
, and if you'll allow me, I'll give directions about their food.
Then the Sea Cow began to travel northward very slowly, stopping to hold absurd bowing councils from time to time, and Kotick followed them, saying to himself, "People who are such idiots as these are would have been killed long ago if they hadn't found out some safe island.
Kotick followed, and the pace astonished him, for he never dreamed that Sea Cow was anything of a swimmer.
No one but a sea cow or a seal would have dreamed of there being such a place, and when he looked back at the cliffs even Kotick could hardly believe that he had been under them.
She sat for a long while thus, while the child cried, the cow
lowed to be milked, and I wiped up the blood with the grass.
First he cast upon the dogs which were guarding them a stupor and strangles, so that the dogs forgot the cows
and lost the power of barking.
The river itself, which nourished the grass and cows of these renowned dairies, flowed not like the streams in Blackmoor.
It was not the expression of the valley's consciousness that beautiful Tess had arrived, but the ordinary announcement of milking-time--half-past four o'clock, when the dairymen set about getting in the cows.
Long thatched sheds stretched round the enclosure, their slopes encrusted with vivid green moss, and their eaves supported by wooden posts rubbed to a glossy smoothness by the flanks of infinite cows and calves of bygone years, now passed to an oblivion almost inconceivable in its profundity.