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  • Seabiscuit floated along in a state of contented, bovine torpor.†   (source)
  • And she believes that toxic injection of live bovine virus marked the beginning of Christa's brain dysfunction.†   (source)
  • Sometimes we only watched them from a distance, all too familiar with their wagging, bovine heads, their haggard shoulders, their rotted, ragged clothing.†   (source)
  • When Asrat, whose bovine equanimity Hema believed came from having his cows sleep inside his hut at night, said one morning, "If only madam would buy corn feed, the milk would be so thick a spoon would stand up in it," she didn't hesitate.†   (source)
  • Though he bore a bull's head upon his surcoat and horns upon his helm, Ser Forley could not have been less bovine.†   (source)
  • The shouts of cadremen rang through the hall, and the plebes, bovine and disoriented, moved without animation in a blind, stunned herd toward their seats.†   (source)
  • Some faces were toadlike, but others were birdlike, or bovine, while some bore a chillingly human physiognomy.†   (source)
  • And here they were, hunting aimless bovines, thought Lou.†   (source)
  • When its call goes out, every bovine within hearing distance raises its head from grazing and moves toward the sound.†   (source)
  • Mad cow disease is the common term for a brain-wasting disease in cattle called bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
  • The boy breathed with steady, bovine calmness.†   (source)
  • What are you doing here, Your Bovine Majesty?†   (source)
  • And Cersei thought Lady Tanda tedious and hysterical, and Lollys a bovine lackwit.†   (source)
  • His bovine eyes gave me a look that said, You will never be one of us.†   (source)
  • The FDA banned such practices after evidence from Great Britain suggested that they were responsible for a widespread outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as "mad cow disease."†   (source)
  • The Lordsport men gazed on Theon with blank, bovine eyes, and he realized that they did not know who he was.†   (source)
  • Hearthstone Unleashes His Inner Bovine   (source)
  • In front of it, in a leather armchair, dozed the head counselor for Cabin Fifteen—a potbellied guy with unruly blond hair and a gentle bovine face.†   (source)
  • The girl looked at him bovinely.†   (source)
  • Sir, she walks, she talks, she's full of chalk, the lacteal fluid extracted from the female of the bovine species is highly prolific to the nth degree, sir," I answered by rote one of the formulae that passes for scholarship at military colleges.†   (source)
  • She looked around bovinely.†   (source)
  • I was shocked to recognize one of the fighters: it was the firebrand, the student with the bovine eyes whom I had encountered in Genet's hostel room.†   (source)
  • The saloonkeeper looked at him with a flat, heavy glance, a glance that showed full consciousness of agony, of injustice—and a stolid, bovine indifference.†   (source)
  • Then, amid their laughter, the door opened, and several of the others came in—Eliza's mother, a plain worn Scotchwoman, and Jim, a ruddy porcine young fellow, his father's beardless twin, and Thaddeus, mild, ruddy, brown of hair and eye, bovine, and finally Greeley, the youngest, a boy with lapping idiot grins, full of strange squealing noises at which they laughed.†   (source)
  • The two sisters got down, big, bovine, in a flutter of cheap ribbons; one of them drew from the jumbled wagon bed a battered lantern, the other a worn broom.†   (source)
  • But that was too late too, the sister (the sisters were twins, born at the same time, yet either of them now gave the impression of being, encompassing as much living meat and volume and weight as any other two of the family) not yet having begun to rise from the chair, her head, face, alone merely turned, presenting to him in the flying instant an astonishing expanse of young female features untroubled by any surprise even, wearing only an expression of bovine interest.†   (source)
  • The man looked at her with a slow bovine gaze, without giving her any answer, for some seconds.†   (source)
  • Carol tried to stare them down but in face of the impishness of the boys and the bovine gaping of the men, she was embarrassed.†   (source)
  • His soul was fattening and congealing into a gross grease, plunging ever deeper in its dull fear into a sombre threatening dusk while the body that was his stood, listless and dishonoured, gazing out of darkened eyes, helpless, perturbed, and human for a bovine god to stare upon.†   (source)
  • One perhaps was ursine chiefly, another feline chiefly, another bovine chiefly; but each was tainted with other creatures,—a kind of generalised animalism appearing through the specific dispositions.†   (source)
  • I would see one of the clumsy bovine-creatures who worked the launch treading heavily through the undergrowth, and find myself asking, trying hard to recall, how he differed from some really human yokel trudging home from his mechanical labours; or I would meet the Fox-bear woman's vulpine, shifty face, strangely human in its speculative cunning, and even imagine I had met it before in some city byway.†   (source)
  • Apply yourselves, above all, to the amelioration of the soil, to good manures, to the development of the equine, bovine, ovine, and porcine races.†   (source)
  • Now and then there was a new arrival; perhaps a slouching labourer, who, having eaten his supper, came out to look at the unusual scene with a slow bovine gaze, willing to hear what any one had to say in explanation of it, but by no means excited enough to ask a question.†   (source)
  • It is a kind of bovine temperament.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The mild radiance of a smile was a rare sight on a field-labourer's face, and there was seldom any gradation between bovine gravity and a laugh.†   (source)
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