cow-herd

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  • No one ever fought so wonderfully on a stage before as the little cow-herd. Cited from The Field of Clover, by Laurence Housman
  • While a cow-herd to a farmer, he taught himself letters in the fields. Cited from The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V., by Various
  • The duties of the cow-herd should lead him to the fields. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • The solid land which the cow-herd called his farm was only about two acres in extent. Cited from King Alfred of England, by Jacob Abbott
  • He was married at twenty-seven, and for twenty-eight years exercised his calling as a cow-herd. Cited from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, Gould/Pyle
  • After sailing up-river for many days, he saw a girl spinning and a cow herd.
  • We have used a twenty-cow herd as the basis of our calculations. Cited from Hidden Treasure, by John Thomas Simpson
  • The sun began to decline; and the cow-herd thought of home. Cited from Fragments Of Ancient Poetry, by James MacPherson
  • "Has a troop passed this way?" asked our guide of a cow-herd. Cited from Sir Ludar, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He found his way in to the cow-herd's hut. Cited from King Alfred of England, by Jacob Abbott
  • I was afraid the cow-herd would be scolded if I told the truth, and tried to find something to say to him. Cited from Marie Claire, by Marguerite Audoux
  • The little cow-herd could count her fingers across the palm of his hand, and never once did she pretend to be drawing them away. Cited from The Field of Clover, by Laurence Housman
  • He begged the cow-herd to conceal him, and to keep the secret of his character until times should change, so that he could take the field again. Cited from King Alfred of England, by Jacob Abbott
  • Now and then single blossoms dropped as if they had something to say to the little cow-herd and his queen, lying there in the cool grass. Cited from The Field of Clover, by Laurence Housman
  • Now, said King Arthur unto the cow herd, where is the sword he shall be made knight withal? Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 1
  • When little more than a child, he became a cow-herd on the farm of Dalblair, in the neighbourhood of his birth-place. Cited from The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III, by Various
  • At the burgh school of that place he received an ordinary education, and in his thirteenth year hired himself as a cow-herd. Cited from The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V., by Various
  • A reluctant slave at first, Robert eventually moved his way up from agricultural work to become a cow herd and eventually the royal butcher.
  • No hunter at a distance is seen; no whistling cow-herd is nigh. Cited from Fragments Of Ancient Poetry, by James MacPherson
  • As a cow-herd with his staff drives his cows into the stable, so do Age and Death drive the life of men. Cited from Sacred Books of the East, Ed. by Epiphanius Wilson [Tr.: F. Max Mueller]
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