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A bellowing cow soon forgets her calf

Edited by John Simpson and Jennifer Speake

in The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199539536
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727740
A bellowing cow soon forgets her calf

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An excessive show of grief (at a bereavement) quickly passes. Cf. 1553 T. Wilson Art of Rhetoric 42 The Cowe

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