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SHEEP AND SHEPHERD

Related Subject: Animal

  1. The black sheep is a perilous beast.—Anonymous

  2. As sheep that have not a shepherd.—Bible, I Kings 22:17

  3. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.—Bible, Psalms 23:2

  4. Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold and one shepherd.—Bible, John 10:16

  5. For kings have often fears when they do sup,
    Where. shepherds dread no poison in their cup.—ROBERT GREENE, The Shepherd's Wife's Song

  6. He that will be made a sheep shall find wolves enough.—GABRIEL HARVEY

  7. My name is Norval; on the Grampian hills
    My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain,
    Whose constant cares were to increase his store,
    And keep his only son, myself, at home.—JOHN HOME, Douglas

  8. And every shepherd tells his tale
    Under the hawthorn in the dale.—MILTON, L'Allegro

  9. Baa, baa, black sheep,
    Have you any wool?
    Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full;
    One for my master, one for my dame,
    But none for the little boy who cries in the lane.—Nursery Rhyme

  10. Little Bo-peep has lost her sheep,
    And can't tell where to find them;
    Leave them alone, and they'll come home,
    Wagging their tails behind them.—Nursery Rhyme

  11. Mary had a little lamb,
    Its fleece was white as snow,
    And everywhere that Mary went
    The lamb was sure to go.—Nursery Rhyme

  12. The mountain sheep are sweeter,
    But the valley sheep are fatter;
    We therefore deemed it meeter
    To carry off the latter.—T. L. PEACOCK, War Song of Dinas Vawr

  13. Pleased to the last, he crops the flowery food,
    And licks the hand just raised to shed his blood.—POPE, Essay on Man

  14. It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor.—Proverb

  15. He that makes himself a sheep shall be eaten by the wolf.—Proverb

  16. Careless shepherds make many a feast for the wolf.—Proverb

  17. One sheep follows another.—Proverb

  18. As good,be hanged for a sheep as a lamb.—Proverb

  19. As mild as a lamb.—Proverb

  20. Sleepest or wakest thou, jolly shepherd?
    Thy sheep be in the corn;
    And for one blast of thy minikin mouth,
    Thy sheep shall take no harm.—SHAKESPEARE, King Lear

  21. I am a tainted wether of the flock,
    Meetest for death.—SHAKESPEARE, The Merchant of Venice

  22. Storm upon the mountain, night upon its throne!
    And the little snow-white lamb left alone—alone!—THOMAS WESTWOOD, The Pet Lamb

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