herd of swine

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  • They did so, and on the same day met with a herd of swine. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • And am I going to be turned into a herd of swine presently? Cited from The Brother of Daphne, by Dornford Yates
  • There were now but six of the herd of swine left -- these were driven into the forest. Cited from The Young Carthaginian, by G.A. Henty
  • Even a herd of swine can house a devil, mark you. Cited from Vrouw Grobelaar and Her Leading Cases, by Perceval Gibbon
  • Then she went to a mountain where there was a swineherd, keeping a herd of swine. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 2 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • He would as soon, I suppose, turn a herd of swine into his drawing-room, as to ask his clerks there. Cited from The Brother Clerks, by Xariffa
  • No man of gentle birth would speak of a herd of swine; that is the peasant speech. Cited from Sir Nigel, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He possesses his estate as the devil did the herd of swine, and is running it into the sea as fast as he can. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • Besides, among the lower forests there are herds of swine pasturing, which will be available for our use. Cited from Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty
  • A party of ten men took charge of the herd of swine, and the whole then started for the point they intended to make to in the heart of the mountains. Cited from The Young Carthaginian, by G.A. Henty
  • And there was there near the mountain a great herd of swine, feeding. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Mark Book 48
  • One case is given where a multitude of devils traded a man off for a herd of swine. Cited from Lectures Of Col. Ingersoll, V1, by R. G. Ingersoll
  • At once, Gwyd made request to give him the herd of swine. Cited from Welsh Fairy Tales, by William Elliot Griffis
  • They are a herd of swine possessed with a dry devil that run after hanging instead of drowning. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • It was arranged that his friend was to read the chapter relating to the herd of swine into which the evil spirits were cast. Cited from Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character, by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
  • In short, it was an indescribable confusion; they looked like a herd of swine. Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • And the devils besought him, saying: If thou cast us out hence, send us into the herd of swine. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Matthew Book 47
  • If there were any herd of swine here I might cast them out altogether, but I expect they would not go into blackfaced sheep. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 2, by Leonard Huxley
  • He used His miraculous power twice for destruction -- once on a fig-tree, once on a herd of swine. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. Mark, Maclaren
  • It may be asked, how we did not lay our hands on the herd of swine belonging to Cortes in our present state of starvation? Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV, by Robert Kerr
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