Its source was "the first cow calfe that his Brown Cow should have."
Hath your brown cow cast her calf, or your sandy sow her pigs?Gammer.
From what Harriet said, the brown cow must have been gone since early morning.
Then, oh, how sorry I feel that I have to tell it—then, if that brown cow didn't start right in and eat up Alice's new bonnet!
Here the two navvies with whom he had made friends at the "Brown Cow" began to come.
The brown cow, with eager, outstretched neck, was licking her calf as it lay there on the improvised stretcher.
But the hinter at evil things, having shot his shafts, was turning on his heel, bound for the tap-room at the "Brown Cow."
There came a day whereon these men and Scholes no longer forgathered at the "Brown Cow."
I lingered a full minute, listening, looking; but my brown cow had not gone that way.