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The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A four-way cock near the top of the cylinder turned the steam on and off.
The cock springs out of its seat when water gets into the cylinder, and prevents any mischief from the velocity of the fly-wheel.
But he denied, saying, "I neither know nor understand what thou sayest," and he went out into the porch; and the cock crew.
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
He wore a cock feather over his ear, and on his head a diadem set with enormous gems.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
In the meantime he was completely infatuated, and trotted about after Sarah like an old turkey cock.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It is such a delightful mixture of vagueness and cock-sureness, and even more picturesque than Romanism.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Now a cock crows lustily in some neighboring yard; the majority at least of the Latin Quarter has turned in for the night.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Perkins enjoyed a glorious reputation with himself for bright sayings, which he always accompanied with a cock of the eye.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
And so they discussed everything under the sun from bird-catching to cock-fighting until morning came.

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