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Quotation by Thomas De Quincey
Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), British author. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, pt. 1 (1822).
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