herd of reindeer

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  • A herd of reindeer swimming in the water is a very pretty sight. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • "We'll go light, and drive back a herd of reindeer." Cited from Pardners, by Rex Beach
  • One day when the berries were about gone, Thorn saw a great herd of reindeer going by. Cited from The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone, by Margaret A. McIntyre
  • During the afternoon of the 12th we came suddenly upon a herd of reindeer, and the hunters killed three of them. Cited from Schwatka's Search, by William H. Gilder
  • Give them a small herd of reindeer, and a moss steppe to wander over, and they ask nothing more from all the world. Cited from Tent Life in Siberia, by George Kennan
  • The mountain Lapps are nomads, whose wealth consists of herds of reindeer, which supply nearly all their wants. Cited from The Nuttall Encyclopaedia, Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • The herds of reindeer are attended in their migrations by bands of wolves which destroy a great many of them. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • Countless herds of reindeer roamed through the interior, passing from north to south in the autumn and returning in the spring. Cited from Pioneers in Canada, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • To see and, if possible, to hunt a herd of reindeer, both on land and in the water, was one of the ambitions of the boys. Cited from Three Boys in the Wild North Land, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • In other years, when fish failed and the herd of reindeer came not, as a last resort against starvation the dogs went into the soup pot. Cited from Winter Adventures of Three Boys, by Egerton R. Young
  • The Chukchees are hunters and traders, and have large herds of reindeer but very few dogs. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • We were gratified by the sight of a large herd of reindeer on the side of the hill near the track, but our only hunter Adam was too feeble to pursue them. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • Within these limits they wander almost constantly with their great herds of reindeer, and so unsettled and restless are they in their habits, that they seldom camp longer than a week in any one place. Cited from Tent Life in Siberia, by George Kennan
  • Toolooah, Joe, and Ishnark went hunting the next day, but were unfortunate in not being able to secure any game, though they saw a small herd of reindeer. Cited from Schwatka's Search, by William H. Gilder
  • With the treasure he possessed he was able to buy a great herd of reindeer; and he soon married a rich wife, whose parents would not have him as a son-in-law when he was poor, and the two lived happy for ever after. Cited from The Orange Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • In the evening we saw several large herds of reindeer but Hepburn, who used to be considered a good marksman, was now unable to hold the gun straight and although he got near them all his efforts proved fruitless. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • Last year at the same season and still later there had been very little snow on the ground and we were surrounded by vast herds of reindeer; now there were but few recent tracks of these animals and the snow was upwards of two feet deep. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • "The mosquitoes have driven most of the herds of reindeer up into the mountains, but Erik's family are still living only a few miles north of Gellivare." Cited from Gerda in Sweden, by Etta Blaisdell McDonald
  • We saw a herd of reindeer sporting on the river about half a mile from the house; they remained there a long time but none of the party felt themselves strong enough to go after them, nor was there one of us who could have fired a gun without resting it. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • After walking about three miles and a half however we were cheered by the sight of a large herd of reindeer and Hepburn went in pursuit of them but, his hand being unsteady through weakness, he missed. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin