INTO THE CARPATHIANS
"The village in fact seems dominated by cows. . . and chickens, both species having free run of the place. And both the cows and chickens of Abranka seem especially splendid creatures. The bovines, which amble about with a placid, intelligent look in their great limpid eyes, have fine black, brown, or taupe coats, small wide-set horns, and ears that twitch at flies and every sound.
— page 231, Into the Carpathians