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  • The infcrtion of poetic, comic, familiar, profair, and recent words into thefe authors, can only ferve to give a moiley »p« pearance to Tragedy, in which very few liceiifts were alloweJ, and to deftroy the beauty and uniformity, which the ancienti ctrefully obfervcd in the fccnic language.

    The Monthly Review

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  • According to OED: A hornless cow or bullock. Also (in extended use): a mild-natured person; a person likened to a hornless cow in appearance.

    That last part really gets you thinking....

    April 21, 2009