by Samuel Johnson, Dr. (1709 - 1784)

Truth, sir is a cow that will yield no...
Language: English 
Truth, sir is a cow that will yield no more milk1,
And so they've gone out to milk the bull.

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1 Bacon appends the following repetitions of phrases from the first line with a small variation at the end: "No more milk, no more, no more milk, no more, no more milk, the cow will yield"

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