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  • Pete selected a black mooley and soothed by the man's persuasive manner, she consented finally to give down a thin blue stream.

    Frontier Boys on the Coast or in the Pirate's Power

  • "It's cold enough to freeze the horns off a mooley-cow," she said.

    Blind Man's Lantern

  • This was a great day for little boy Carl, and before he started from home he told everything goodbye, -- the brindle calf and the mooley cow and the sheep and little white lambs.

    Mother Stories

  • "Oh, mother," he said, "she's fast to the post and not a hole knocked into her, and ain't her eyes black and soft as our mooley cow's and I found her before the General Little ran her down -- and I'm going to keep her always -- _I found her_ -- isn't it lucky we have a cow?"

    Connor Magan's Luck and Other Stories

  • "If you don't give it to me at once, so I can throw it away, I'll stick you with my horns," and he wiggled them at Curly just as a mooley cow would have done.

    Curly and Floppy Twistytail; the Funny Piggie Boys

  • Oh, I guess there was a dozen and a half of them -- big, nice mooley cows, with brown eyes and long tongues, and they were all chewing their cuds like gum, you know, and wondering why the farmer didn't come to drive them home to milk, for they hadn't heard him calling them, you see.

    Buddy and Brighteyes Pigg Bed Time Stories

  • I did n't see no use mooley-cowin 'around Mr. Dill; what I wanted was for him to go so Elijah an' me could go on discussin '.

    Susan Clegg and a Man in the House

  • He gives himself as many airs and graces as would be appropriate to the display of an honest pin-feather upon the pope's-nose of a mooley peacock.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 1

  • The little girl asked the papa, "What makes Pony Engines mooley?" for she did not choose to be told by her brother; he was only two years older than she was, anyway.

    Christmas Every Day and Other Stories

  • Speaking of cows, did it ever occur to you, gentlemen, what a saving it would be to you if you should adopt mooley cows instead of horned cattle?

    Peck's Compendium of Fun

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