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  • What I needed to cure me, I decided, was two weeks 'steady rogering at her to get these moon-calf yearnings out of my mind for good, but of course there was no chance of that now.

    Fiancée

  • Since the moon-calf who earliest discovered the Pandemonium of Milton in an expiring wood-fire — since the first ingenious urchin who blew bubbles out of soap and water, thou, my best of friends, hast the highest knack at making histories out of nothing.

    Redgauntlet

  • How camest thou to be the siege of this moon-calf? can he vent Trinculos?

    The Tempest

  • As he passed the priest, his moon-calf countenance gave no hint of what he had been doing or thinking of.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • As he passed the priest, his moon-calf countenance gave no hint of what he had been doing or thinking of.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • As he passed the priest, his moon-calf countenance gave no hint of what he had been doing or thinking of.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver “with blue stones” in one of his brown-paper parcels.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver "with blue stones" in one of his brown-paper parcels.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • “A regular moon-calf!” said Cupid, looking up from

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • He explained with a moon-calf simplicity to everybody in the carriage that he had to be careful, because he had something made of real silver “with blue stones” in one of his brown-paper parcels.

    The Complete Father Brown

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