It looked like sheep wool, but it would have to do.
Julie's sort of a black sheep in her family.
I'm the poop the black sheep left behind in the pen.
Are you going to insist that Howie admit to her what we're doing at Econ Scrutiny all day; not just counting sheep births and soy bean crops?
The Gods raised them like sheep, because men were more plentiful and more easily replaced than immortals.
I'm a lost sheep, Sofia said.
He led her back the way she'd come and to a small house with a couple dozen fluffy sheep in a pen in back.
The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
Another wild adventure by the black sheep of a sister that was dear Hannah's.
A stone cottage up the road was the only sign of inhabitation, and a herd of sheep raised their heads as he neared.
Dean slept fitfully, once he managed to count sufficient sheep to do so, with dreams and mind games interchanging so rapidly as to blur the borders more than a map of Africa.
Dean had pondered that very question during his sheep-counting hours the prior night.
You know, like buffalo, pronghorn, and Doll sheep - wildlife native to the United States.
"At first, I think it was knowing he was a black sheep like me. My sister always treated me like I was a blight on the family name. She tried to help me in her own way, I guess, which was better than what Rhyn's brothers did to him. I wanted to believe he could make it in the Immortal world, because if he could, I could, too," she started.
Still, goats and sheep had been in North America for hundreds of years.
Alex knew the sheep liked this area.
Two dogs that size didn't present much of a threat to an Elk, or the wild sheep, for that matter.
It is from the particular application of the word to sheep that "flock" is used of the Christian Church in its relation to the "Good Shepherd," and also of a congregation of worshippers in its relation to its spiritual head.
The failure of the crops was almost universal and large numbers of sheep and cattle perished for want of food.
"I can say in the presence of God, in comparison of whom we are but like poor creeping ants upon the earth, I would have lived under my woodside to have kept a flock of sheep rather than undertook such a government as this."
It was his business to take care of the sheep which belonged to a rich landholder by the Ettrick Water.
It was the picture of a sheep, and it was drawn so well that the stranger was filled with astonishment.
And whose sheep are these?
Sitting beside her in the car, I describe what I see from the window--hills and valleys and the rivers; cotton-fields and gardens in which strawberries, peaches, pears, melons, and vegetables are growing; herds of cows and horses feeding in broad meadows, and flocks of sheep on the hillside; the cities with their churches and schools, hotels and warehouses, and the occupations of the busy people.
The air is filled with the bleating of calves and sheep, and the hustling of oxen, as if a pastoral valley were going by.
All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
During their long conversation on Wednesday evening, Speranski more than once remarked: "We regard everything that is above the common level of rooted custom..." or, with a smile: "But we want the wolves to be fed and the sheep to be safe..." or: "They cannot understand this..." and all in a way that seemed to say: "We, you and I, understand what they are and who we are."
When that door was opened and the prisoners, crowding against one another like a flock of sheep, squeezed into the exit, Pierre pushed his way forward and approached that very captain who as the corporal had assured him was ready to do anything for him.