No," said the farrier, with bitter sarcasm, looking at the company generally; "and p'rhaps you aren't pig-headed; and p'rhaps you didn't say the cow
was a red Durham; and p'rhaps you didn't say she'd got a star on her brow--stick to that, now you're at it.
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.
I put my cows
and sheep into my coat-pockets, and got on board with all my little cargo of provisions.
He was going to find Sea Cow
, if there was such a person in the sea, and he was going to find a quiet island with good firm beaches for seals to live on, where men could not get at them.
Meanwhile Lampetie went straight off to the sun and told him we had been killing his cows
, whereon he flew into a great rage, and said to the immortals, 'Father Jove, and all you other gods who live in everlasting bliss, I must have vengeance on the crew of Ulysses' ship: they have had the insolence to kill my cows
, which were the one thing I loved to look upon, whether I was going up heaven or down again.
They all looked; and, sure enough, the cow
had stopped, and was staring leisurely about her, as other cows
do when on the point of lying down.
Haven't I warned you time and again that milk cows
are sensitive, nervous?
As they drew near, the cow
suddenly gave a kick and kicked over the stool, the pail, and even the milkmaid herself, and all fell on the china ground with a great clatter.
The river itself, which nourished the grass and cows
of these renowned dairies, flowed not like the streams in Blackmoor.
than those which your April greensward gives your cows
to browse upon; while I, a poet, am hooted, and shiver, and owe twelve sous, and the soles of my shoes are so transparent, that they might serve as glasses for your lantern
And if Dawra should seem unwilling to lend Brown Bull, tell him that he may come with it himself, and that he shall receive here land equal to his own, a chariot worth thirty- six cows
, and he shall have my friendship ever after.
And so, when he was caught while trying to steal the cows
of Iphiclus and taken bound to the city of Aegina, and when the house, in which Iphiclus was, was about to fall, he told an old woman, one of the servants of Iphiclus, and in return was released.
From the great number of cows
which hav been killed, there is a large proportion of bulls.
The cowhouse for the more valuable cows
was just behind the house.
She also changed the slave into a cow
, which she sent to my steward.