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  • Then did we two set on you four; and, with a word, out-faced you from your prize, and have it; yea, and can show it you here in the house: and, Falstaff, you carried your guts away as nimbly, with as quick dexterity, and roared for mercy and still run and roared, as ever I heard bull-calf.

    The first part of King Henry the Fourth

  • And meanwhile quite a crowd had gathered in the village round the thoroughbred bull-calf and the horses.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • The Lytchkovs, father and son, caught in their meadows two cart-horses, a pony, and a broad-faced Aalhaus bull-calf, and with the help of red-headed Volodka, son of the blacksmith Rodion, drove them to the village.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • In the evening the engineer sent five roubles for the damage, and the two horses, the pony and the bull-calf, without being fed or given water, returned home, their heads hanging with a guilty air as though they were convicted criminals.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • I remember he had a fight with a little bull-calf, about a week old, that came in with a wild heifer, and Aileen made as much of his pluck as if it had been a mallee scrubber.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • Then two boys vainly trying to urge a young bull-calf to the lake.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • They started as if the skies had opened, dropped their stones, and crept very much diminished after the see-sawing bull-calf.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • My next visit was to the cattle, which consists of two stallions, six mares, and two colts; besides sixteen cows, two cow-calves, and one bull-calf, which were brought out by the

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • He read the paragraph to them, and added, ‘I wonder, now, whether that could be your bull-calf Peter?’

    The Pink Fairy Book

  • Bull — that he was no other than their own bull-calf.

    The Pink Fairy Book

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