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cows Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about cows
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“Call’s gone to round up a dern bunch of cowboys so we can head out for Montana with a dern bunch of cows and suffer for the rest of our lives.”
Larry McMurtry
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Lonesome Dove
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Augustus McCrae
Captain Woodrow F. Call
Jake Spoon
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adventures
suffering
Montana
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“ ‘Eat, eat, Hendrika,’ he would say. ‘The more you eat the more creamy white milk you can give me.’ ”
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“Hendrika was an unhappy cow.... All winter and all summer she did nothing but eat.”
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“HENDRIKA WENT FLOATING DOWN THE CANAL!”
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“Hendrika loved the attention she was getting. She mooed with happiness. ”
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“Then some children on bicycles said ‘Look at the cow in the canal’ then followed after on the road above on the canal.”
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″ He can go like a cow. He can go MOO MOO. ”
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“And that’s how I learned the language of the cows. Those afternoons had no yesterday and no tomorrow---only me and the cows and the cat, who crouched on a fence post and squinted in the sunlight.”
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“All along the meadow where the cows grazed and the horses ran, there was an old stone wall. In that wall, not far from the barn and the granary, a chatty family of field mice had their home.”
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“This is the priest all shaven and shorn, that married the man all tattered and torn, that kissed the maiden all forlorn that milked the cow with the crumpled horn”
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“This is the man all tattered and torn, that kissed the maiden all forlorn, that milked the cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the dog, that worried the cat, that chased the rat, that ate the malt, that lay in the house that Jack built”
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“This is the cow with the crumpled horn that tossed the dog, that worried the cat”
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“This the maiden all forlorn, that milked the cow with the crumpled horn, that tossed the dog, that worried the cat, that chased the rat, that ate the malt that lay in the house that Jack built”
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“For old Mrs. Earth was fast asleep; and, like many pretty people, she looked still prettier asleep than awake. The great elm trees in their gold-green meadows were fast asleep above, and the cows fast asleep beneath them; nay, the few clouds which were about were fast asleep likewise, and so tired that they had lain down on the earth to rest, in long white flakes and bars, among the stems of the elm trees, and along the tops of the alders by the stream, waiting for the sun to bid them rise and go about their days business in the clear blue overhead.”

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