They rode through the herd, which paid little attention to their passage.
This is the herd I've been developing for about five years.
The fact is, when wolves attack a herd, they always take the weakest animal.
So you're saying the wolves improve your herd by culling out the weakest animals?
Soon I'll be away from the ocean and the cow-herd masses of ignorant tourists.
Damian saw him and bought the herd of them, freeing all but him.
A stone cottage up the road was the only sign of inhabitation, and a herd of sheep raised their heads as he neared.
He hit a comfortable pace and stayed there as he peddled past the cemetery and the open meadows where a herd of elk grazed near the river to his left, standing at attention near the edge of the tall cottonwoods that lined the bank.
He moved through the herd, feeling a shoulder here, looking in a mouth there.
He laced fingers behind his head and stretched his back, glancing around at the herd as he spoke.
In the next instant she realized a doe standing away from the herd had attracted his attention.
The friendly herd followed them, crowding the expectant mother.
It sounded like a herd of horses plowing through the jungle. "Demons," Toby said.
We need to get to safety, and I don't have enough food to blow up the amount of trees it'll take to stop a herd of demons.
You miss the herd too, don't you?
He guarded your dairy herd and he's watching your goats now.
This was where he had trailed the wild dogs that had attacked her and the dairy herd so long ago.
In the most developed forms, such as the offering of soma, they assumed a great importance; (r) the sacrificer had to pass from the world of man into a world of the gods; consequently he was separated from the common herd of mankind and purified; he underwent ceremonies emblematic of rebirth and was then subject to numberless taboos imposed for the purpose of maintaining his ceremonial purity.
He went to school at Ayton and Oldcambus, Berwickshire, and was then for three years a herd boy, but kept up his education.
It is further significant that, in the Chillingham herd, dark-coloured calves, which are weeded out, make their appearance from time to time.
He was educated at the parish school, after which he was for a time a herd boy.
It is the luxurious and dissipated who set the fashions which the herd so diligently follow.
"That in which men differ from brute beasts," says Mencius, "is a thing very inconsiderable; the common herd lose it very soon; superior men preserve it carefully."
I often performed this duty of hospitality, waited long enough to milk a whole herd of cows, but did not see the man approaching from the town.
As a hungry herd of cattle keeps well together when crossing a barren field, but gets out of hand and at once disperses uncontrollably as soon as it reaches rich pastures, so did the army disperse all over the wealthy city.
That army, like a herd of cattle run wild and trampling underfoot the provender which might have saved it from starvation, disintegrated and perished with each additional day it remained in Moscow.
The herd goes in that direction because the animal in front leads it and the collective will of all the other animals is vested in that leader.
If the animals leading the herd change, this happens because the collective will of all the animals is transferred from one leader to another, according to whether the animal is or is not leading them in the direction selected by the whole herd.