Usage examples for sheep

  1. The sheep- dogs and 'The Girl on the Magpie Horse' were finished. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  2. Father gave me ten shillings to spend at the Christmas sale, and I wandered round and round like a lost sheep, and couldn't see a single thing that I wanted. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  3. As for the dog, it is difficult to assign it a country, for it owns no wild kindred in any part of the world, but it ought at least to be worrying the sheep. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  4. You're goin' to see a nice quiet sheep after that happens. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  5. After he announced himself, the emperor admitted him into his presence, and asked him: " Do you wish to keep sheep?" – Folk Tales Every Child Should Know by Various
  6. There I discovered that a sheep was missing. – Pinocchio in Africa by Cherubini
  7. " Because a sheep never changes its name until after it is dead. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  8. They put out the long- boat to see what it could be: it was one of his sheep! – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell
  9. He was master of more than fifteen thousand sheep. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  10. My sheep, He said. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  11. And I can't be a found sheep, because I don't love the Good Shepherd- I never think about Him at all; so I suppose I'm a lost sheep. – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  12. The very first morning that Jack had to go out to work his master gave him a piece of dry bread and told him to mind the sheep. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  13. Sheep Industry Gradually the cattle industry, which was for so long a time the leading business of the country, gave way to sheep raising. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  14. The men just went mad and jumped like sheep: 'twas a reg'lar disease. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  15. We halted at another sheep station of Mr. Boyd's. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell
  16. " That you will see when you turn out the sheep, Mr. Lindo," he said. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. We hear that the Kafirs carried off some of Jan Smit's sheep yesterday." – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. Oh, it isn't a sheep ranch. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  19. A mountain sheep couldn't, anyway. – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  20. A flock of sheep is feeding around. – The Care of Books by John Willis Clark