Usage examples for grazing

  1. Presently he made out the forms of two horses grazing about a hundred yards away. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  2. The only thing is to know what one likes, and strike out a line for oneself; the rest is mere sheep- like grazing forty feeding like one. – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. Only the grazing cattle know how many nests and birds are hidden in their pastures. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  4. Anyway, after drinking again he wandered up from the brook and once more fell to grazing – Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's by Laura Lee Hope
  5. Perhaps in this land of sparse vegetation the sheep relied on him to find the best grazing – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  6. I wonder who originated that phrase, 'The cattle grazing on a thousand hills'? – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  7. When Jack stood in the doorway and looked down upon the green sweep of grazing ground with the hills behind, and farther away another range facing him, he owned to himself that it was good to be there. – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  8. Curiously enough it was discovered that Peter's saddle horses were out grazing – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. The clothes which you wear once were on the back of a sheep grazing on some distant hillside. – A Fleece of Gold Five Lessons from the Fable of Jason and the Golden Fleece by Charles Stewart Given
  10. They had found the horse grazing near the place where I had left him, but he was too lame to be removed; the natives had fully accounted for every trace; they perceived that the dog and kangaroo had lain side by side, and that the latter had recovered first, and got away. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  11. Thick shoulder- pads keep his outside suit from grazing or hurting, and it may be that other pads are about his body. – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever
  12. On a bank beside a quietly grazing donkey a man was asleep wrapped in a brown blanket. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  13. Off to one side, a small herd of grazing grancos lifted their graceful heads to watch the passage of the expedition, then lowered them again to feed. – The Asses of Balaam by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. They did not dare to pull quickly, for fear he should be dashed against the rock and lose his hold, and they were also afraid of grazing the rope against the jagged rocks. – Tales of the Toys, Told by Themselves by Frances Freeling Broderip
  15. At the end of the third day, when the sun was setting, and all the horses were scattered about in the valley, quietly grazing something disturbed them. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  16. We saw many cattle scattered over some of these rocky hills, grazing on the bunch- grass. – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  17. Their horses were grazing near them. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  18. This land is, also a great grazing region, and for more than three thousand years Bashan has been celebrated for its fine breed of cattle. – My Three Days in Gilead by Elmer Ulysses Hoenshal
  19. Recent research has also shown that villagers depended mainly on their grazing rights. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. There have been frontiers in a grazing country which separated pasture from water, pasture from market, and in an industrial country, railheads from railroad. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann