"A black and a white calf," signifies, A black calf, and a white - English Grammar in Familiar Lectures
I replied: "It is a vile epistle which has been written in golden letters: -- 'Verily this ass, with the resemblance of a man, has the carcase of a calf, and the voice or bleating of a calf.' - The Persian Literature, Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan, Volume 2
I had a calf that sucked two cows, and the observation I made was, the more he sucked, the greater calf he grew. "[ - Heads and Tales : or, Anecdotes and Stories of Quadrupeds and Other Beasts, Chiefly Connected with Incidents in the Histories of More or Less Distinguished Men.
I had a calf that sucked two cows, and the observation I made was, the more he sucked, the greater calf he grew. " - The Jest Book The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings
The writers of the Bible used the word calf to express their contempt for the object the Israelites worshiped. - Mysteries & Intrigues of the Bible