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The Mill on the Floss
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bovine
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • The ox—we may venture to assert it on the authority of a great classic—is not given to use his teeth as an instrument of attack, and Tom was an excellent bovine lad, who ran at questionable objects in a truly ingenious bovine manner; but he had blundered on Philip’s tenderest point, and had caused him as much acute pain as if he had studied the means with the nicest precision and the most envenomed spite.
  • The ox—we may venture to assert it on the authority of a great classic—is not given to use his teeth as an instrument of attack, and Tom was an excellent bovine lad, who ran at questionable objects in a truly ingenious bovine manner; but he had blundered on Philip’s tenderest point, and had caused him as much acute pain as if he had studied the means with the nicest precision and the most envenomed spite.

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  • She showed a bovine apathy.
  • According to the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization, the meat industry generates more worldwide greenhouse-gas emissions than the transportation industry because of the nitrous oxide in manure and the methane that results from bovine digestion.

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