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  • "If the present lesson is not sufficient to teach the cow-boy element that they cannot come into the streets of Tombstone, in broad daylight, armed with six-shooters and Henry rifles to hunt down their victims, then the citizens will most assuredly take such steps to preserve the peace as will be forever a bard to further raids."

    New epitaphs for dead in O.K. Corral shootout

  • Roberts, the cow-boy, was also there, as was Mr. Mellaire, both of whom belonged in the other watch and should have been turned in; for, at midnight, it would be their watch on deck.

    CHAPTER XXXII

  • We can not allow a 3rd Bush term to commence; failed foreign policies, failed economy policies, submission to the special interests, cow-boy diplomacy, kids being killed by guns, whether its on the war-front or on the home-front.

    Clinton takes on TV pundits at distillery stop in Kentucky

  • As an European, I can tell you that almost everyone in Europe is backing Obama, because we are sick of your “war heroes or cow-boy presidents” (see the current one … I mean how could you re-elect that monkey??) please, just for once, elect someone with a BRAIN and with the capacity to USE IT PROPERLY for the good of the american people (and incidently for the rest of the world ..)

    Traveling Overseas to Win Votes at Home - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Roy Rogers 1911-1988 fut un chanteur et acteur américain légendaire surnommé "le cow-boy chantant".

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • When the scene turns to Tombstone, though, his primary interest evolves, and at that point, he begins constructing a case for Wyatt Earp's blamelessness and "political naivete" that I find a little hard to swallow, laying the cause of the whole cow-boy/law-and-order meltdown squarely at Doc's door while maintaining that the Earp brothers enjoyed unrelieved popularity among the townsfolk before that nasty business on Fremont Street.

    Well, I don't know what I am going to stack up against today. I am getting tired of it all.

  • The brave but struggling opposition in Iran loves Bush because they still believe the cow-boy talk about how he's going to bring down the regime.

    Gina Nahai: Bush's Next Job

  • And do you remember my going on purpose to detect the bogle, finding the cow-boy, with a shirt about him, busied in pulling pears, and treating him to a handsome drubbing? —

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • I, whom Vincentio Saviola termed his nimblest and most agile disciple, was, to speak briefly, foiled by a cow-boy, who knew no more of fence than is used at every country wake.

    The Monastery

  • “If I tried to vulgarize her, and make her as cheap as cow-boy literature, I should ask for eternal punishment as a favor.”

    The Five of Hearts

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