herd-boy

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  • What right had his father's herd-boy to question him as to his conduct? Cited from Sir Gibbie, by George MacDonald
  • He grew up as a herd boy in his early years.
  • Did not a herd-boy, no long while since, see the White Lady? Cited from The Celtic Twilight, by W. B. Yeats
  • One evening she heard the new herd-boy singing it as he was cutting wood. Cited from The Bridal March; One Day, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • I dare say it is my new herd-boy, that our master was talking about this morning. Cited from The Eskdale Herd-boy, by Mrs Blackford
  • Just as she was going back into the egg, the herd boy sprang down and caught her. Cited from Folklore of the Santal Parganas, by Cecil Henry Bompas
  • You may imagine how astonished he was to see his Herd-boy returning to him in this manner! Cited from The Yellow Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • From time to time he encountered the old man again, who had read this in his eyes while he was still a herd-boy. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • Then from behind the rock came young Lulach the herd boy, and with him a most beautiful girl. Cited from The Thirsty Sword, by Robert Leighton
  • As soon as the prince's master heard the queen's desire, he at once released the herd-boy from his service. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • Thus Paertel lived till he was fifteen years old, and was no longer to be herd-boy. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • From the age of fifteen he went as herd-boy to various farms, receiving cruel treatment.
  • A herd-boy returned one evening, and reported to his mistress that a cow was missing. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • What has a herd boy like thee to do with roses and frippery? Cited from The Herd Boy and His Hermit, by C. M. Yonge
  • A herd-boy on the mountain's brow, I see the castles all below. Cited from Views a-foot, by J. Bayard Taylor
  • It was a herd-boy, whose favourite lamb was being carried off by a wolf. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • For a long time the Herd-boy had made up his mind to prepare a surprise for this beautiful creature on her birthday. Cited from The Yellow Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • The flock was not far off, and the herd-boy was evidently searching the wood, having heard the shot. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Oct 1878, No. 12
  • Innocent and honest, the herd-boy said the knife was not his. Cited from The Kalevala book 1, John Martin Crawford, Tr.
  • As a herd-boy he was his own master, and a thousand things called to him; but here he had to go round and round behind a bar, always round. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V1, Martin Anderson Nexo
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