How to use Shepherds in a sentence
The shepherds are rustics of the Colin Clout type, and discuss the follies and corruptions around them.
Next to Stanley the most important place on East Falkland is Darwin on Choiseul Sound - a village of Scottish shepherds and a station of the Falkland Island Company.
Misphragmuthosis worsted the "Shepherds" and shut them up in Avaris; and his son Thutmosis, failing to capture the stronghold, allowed them to depart; whereupon they went forth, 240,000 in number, established themselves in Judea and built Jerusalem.
He 's one of Laius ' most trustworthy shepherds.
It contains a fine "Annunciation" by Titian (1519), an important "Adoration of the Shepherds" by Paris Bordone (born at Treviso in 1500), and frescoes by Pordenone.Advertisement
At higher altitudes long, cold, wet winters are experienced, with so short and cold a summer between them that the bleak paramos are left uninhabited except by a few shepherds in the short dry season.
Local shepherds appear on many weekends with their Border collies, to provide sheepdog demonstrations.
Make your way toward a gate, passing more shepherds crooks, ( see picture right) and out onto the road.
Australian Shepherds are keenly intelligent and require a lot of mental stimulation and physical activity to keep them sound in mind and body.
Some very active breeds like Border Collies and Australian Shepherds have even greater exercise needs, but a moderate program will serve the needs of most dogs without risking joint injury.Advertisement
Top Ten Herding are the cattle, sheep or farm dogs such as Shetland Sheepdogs, Australian Cattle Dogs, German Shepherds and Corgis.
Large breeds, such as Labrador Retrievers and German Shepherds are often used as service dogs due to their ability to physically assist clients easily, but some handlers prefer smaller breeds.
Pit bulls, rottweilers, and German shepherds (responsible for nearly half of all fatal dog attacks in the United States in 2000) are potentially dangerous pets in households where children live or visit.
Certain breeds of dogs are much more likely to attack humans than others; those most often involved in fatal attacks are pit bulls, Rottweilers, German shepherds, huskies, and mastiffs.
Webkinz, which are made by the Ganz company, also come in many different styles, including dog breeds like German Shepherds and Golden Retrievers.Advertisement
The crèche features not only the family of Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus, but also the Three Wise Men, shepherds, and other French figures, such as local dignitaries or characters.
December 6th is La Festa di San Nicola, a festival which honors St. Nicholas, the patron saint of the shepherds.
You might also have an innkeeper, but he could be dressed in the same manner as the shepherds.
Shepherds usually wear brown, black or grey, and Joseph will be dressed in a similar way.
Shepherds usually carry staffs, while Joseph doesn't really have any accessories.Advertisement
They may wear the same basic outfit as the shepherds, but have a sash of brightly colored fabric to distinguish them.
Add a head scarf here and a sash there, give the shepherds their staffs and you'll be ready to go.
Baby Jesus, shepherds, Joseph and Mary are the easiest costumes to make.
Kids can make make their own shepherds crook for a family nativity play with empty wrapping paper tubes.
Simply bend one end of the tube into a cane shape and you have an inexpensive shepherds' crook.Advertisement
In the novel series, Sam kept a book open to shepherds on his coffee table and his favorite form was that of a sable and white border collie.
It is Arwen who shepherds Frodo across the dangerous fields to Rivendell when he is felled by the Witch King and later, she refuses the journey to the West because she will not abandon the human she loves.
Gandalf shepherds the Fellowship along the way, falling in battle to a Balrog only to be resurrected as Gandalf the White.
Thus at Ozieri the men wear ordinary jackets and trousers with a velvet waistcoat; the shepherds of the Sulcis wear short black trousers without kilt and heavy black sheepskin coats, and the two rows of waistcoat buttons are generally silver or copper coins.
Of these 41,661 cultivate their own land, 15,408 are fixed tenants, 24,031 are regular labourers, and no less than 72,753 day labourers; while there are 35,056 shepherds.Advertisement
Religious officials and shepherds in charge of flocks were exempt.
When cut open, it displays an infinity of tiny leaf-buds and stems, and at intervals there exudes from it an aromatic resin, which from its astringent properties is used by the shepherds as a vulnerary, but has not been converted to any commercial purpose.
The large majority of the inhabitants live in the East Island, and the predominating element is Scottish - Scottish shepherds having superseded the South American Gauchos.
The tithe had been replaced by an export tax on exported agricultural produce levied at the custom-houses, and the smaller peasant proprietors and shepherds of the mountainous districts were practically exempt from any contribution to the state.
The population in the lower and warmer valleys live in houses, and follow agriculture; in the higher regions they are nomadic shepherds, thinly scattered over a large area.Advertisement
The Mongolians of the northern half of Asia are almost entirely nomadic, hunters and shepherds or herdsmen.
The tracts over which they roamed were in ordinary circumstances common to all shepherds alike.
The number of " agricultural labourers and shepherds," which affords a more precise index, declined in a still more marked degree.
The one answer was the Shepherds' Crusade, or Crusade of the Pastoureaux - "a religious Jacquerie," as it has been called by Dean Milman.
Only twenty-seven islands of the group are inhabited, but in the case of some of them the population consists solely of a few lighthouse attendants, shepherds and keepers.Advertisement
Mithras was born of a rock, the marvel being seen only by certain shepherds, who brought gifts and adored him.
The same idea that the perfect ones are christs as having received the Paraclete is met with in early Christian documents, and still survives among the Syriac-speaking shepherds on the hills north of Mardin.
He does not seek in that poem to draw Italian peasants from the life, but to bring back the shepherds of Theocritus on Italian scenes.
His shepherds are not the shepherds of Theocritus, nor are they in any sense true to life.
The shepherds (rulers) of the nation make their flock an article of trade and treat the sheep as sheep for the shambles.Advertisement
He destroys " the three shepherds " in one month, but is soon weary of his flock and the flock of him.
Sheep ranges under the care of Scottish shepherds have also been established in the department of Junin, the stock being imported from southern Patagonia, England and Australia.
It is denominated by Humboldt 5 the " zodiac of hunters and shepherds," and he adds that the presence in it of a tiger gives it an exclusively Asiatic character.
Both are brought up among shepherds, carry on war against Fidenae and Veii, double the number of citizens, organize the army, and disappear from earth in a storm.
The forests are extensive and fine, and are now superintended by government officials, called 8avod, XaKEs, in spite or with the connivance of whom the timber is being rapidly destroyed - partly from the merciless way in which it is cut by the proprietors, partly from its being burnt by the shepherds, for the sake of the rich grass that springs up after such conflagrations, and partly owing to the goats, whose bite kills all the young growths.Advertisement
From the 11th century B.C. the Chinese used to call by the name of Kiang (or Shepherds) the tribes (about 150 in number) of nomads and shepherds in Koko Nor and the north-east of present Tibet; but their knowledge continued to be confined to the border tribes until the sixth century of our era.
Northern Aetolia remains a desolate region, inhabited mainly by Vlach shepherds.
Its name shows it to be the reputed enemy of shepherds, and it is in some measure owing to their hostility that it has been exterminated in so many parts of its European range.
The XVIth dynasty is of thirty-two "Hellenic (sic?) shepherd kings," the seventeenth is of "shepherds and Theban kings" (reigning simultaneously).
He describes the classification of the people, dividing them, however, into seven castes instead of four, namely, philosophers, husbandmen, shepherds, artisans, soldiers, inspectors and the counsellors of the king.
His life and characteristics are typical of the old shepherds and goatherds.
The inhabitants of the plains and foothills are for the most part semi-nomad shepherds, living on durra and milk.
A Hesiodic fragment gives a complete description of the Dodonaea or Hellopia, which is called a district full of corn-fields, of herds and flocks and of shepherds, where is built on an extremity (ir' Eo arin) Dodona, where Zeus dwells in the stem of an oak (07y6s).
In 1852 he produced "Girls Sewing," "Man Spreading Manure"; 1853, "The Reapers"; 1854, "Church at Greville"; 1855 - the year of the International Exhibition, at which he received a medal of second class - "Peasant Grafting a Tree"; 1857, "The Gleaners"; 1859, "The Angelus," "The Woodcutter and Death"; 1860, "Sheep Shearing"; 1861, "Woman Shearing Sheep," "Woman Feeding Child"; 1862, "Potato Planters," "Winter and the Crows"; 1863, "Man with Hoe," "Woman Carding"; 1864, "Shepherds and Flock, Peasants Bringing Home a Calf Born in the Fields"; 1869, "Knitting Lesson"; 1870, "Buttermaking"; 1871, "November - recollection of Gruchy."
From this time onwards we hear little or nothing of Veii up to the end of the Republic. Propertius speaks indeed of the shepherds within its walls.
It is the centre of a pastoral district, and its inhabitants, who number between ioo and 200, are all shepherds.
By preference the condor feeds on carrion, but it does not hesitate to attack sheep, goats and deer, and for this reason it is hunted down by the shepherds, who, it is said, train their dogs to look up and bark at the condors as they fly overhead.
The last raja of the Hindu dynasty found himself compelled to call for the assistance of the mountain shepherds, with their leader, Kambar, in order to check the encroachments of a horde of depredators, headed by an Afghan chief, who infested the country and even threatened to attack the seat of government.
A museum has now been built to contain the antiquities found in the excavations; otherwise Delos is now uninhabited, though during the summer months a few shepherds cross over with their flocks from Myconus or Rheneia.
The high valleys farther north, on the same western face of the Sailughem range, are but little known, their only visitors being Kirghiz shepherds.
Rumanian historians have striven, by Vlachs piecing together the stray fragments of evidence which survive, to prove that their Vlach ancestors had not, as sometimes alleged, been reduced to a scattered community of nomadic shepherds, dwelling among the Carpathians as the serfs of their more powerful neighbours.
Owing to the irrigation, total failure of crops and consequent famines are unknown, unless among the Kirghiz shepherds.
The last named distributes it thus-1,50o,000 rural, 200,000 urban, and ioo,000 shepherds.
But these pastures have been much damaged by the Provencal shepherds to whom they are let out, while the forests have been very much thinned (though extensive reafforestments are now being carried out) so that the soil is very dry and made drier by exposure to the southern sun.
Each flock consists of about 10,000 sheep, under the command of a mayoral, and is divided into sections containing about 1000 each, each section tinder the charge of an overseer (capataz), who is assisted by a number of shepherds (pastores) attended by dogs.
The shepherds, rudely clad in a sleeveless sheepskin jacket, the wool outside, and leather breeches, and loosely wrapped in a woollen mantle or blanket, are among the most striking objects in a Spanish landscape, especially on the table-land.
The Sumerians and Accadians, the non-Semitic inhabitants of the Euphrates valley prior to the Babylonians, described the stars collectively as a " heavenly flock "; the sun was the " old sheep "; the seven planets were the " old-sheep stars "; the whole of the stars had certain " shepherds, " and Sibzianna (which, according to Sayce and Bosanquet, is the modern Arcturus, the brightest star in the northern sky) was the " star of the shepherds of the heavenly herds."
So I set off to The Shepherds Bush Empire the other day to make partial amends.
We have spent time using a halter and a shepherds crook to get him to stand correctly and walk along side us without pulling.
I remember them being especially partial to the On Ilkley moor version of While Shepherds Watched.
Annual weeds like chickweed, and shepherds ' purse will have already started to flower and set seed.
In most cultures, shepherds occupy the lower rungs of society's ladder.
A family of nomadic shepherds assists the births of their camel herd.
He's one of Laius ' most trustworthy shepherds.
Why did He pick lowly shepherds to be the witnesses of this divine beginning?
Similarly, American sheep raising did not provide a suitable setting for shepherds ' pipes or for beautiful shepherdesses dancing on the green.
The grand finale saw Razorlight swagger on to the stage of the Shepherds Bush Empire at 6.30pm on Saturday evening.
The three shepherds are also symbolized in the sky.
Two shepherds, Amintas and Faustus, discuss the familiar theme of the respective merits of town and country life, and relate a quaint fable of the origin of the different classes of society.
But the anti-clerical feeling and action of the Shepherds was new and ominous; and moved by its enormities the government suppressed the new movement ruthlessly.
The fraternal and democratic spirit of the first communities, and their humble origin; the identification of the object of adoration with light and the Sun; the legends of the shepherds with their gifts and adoration, the flood, and the ark; the representation in art of the fiery chariot, the drawing of water from the rock; the use of bell and candle, holy water and the communion; the sanctification of Sunday and of the 25th of December; the insistence on moral conduct, the emphasis placed upon abstinence and self-control; the doctrine of heaven and hell, of primitive revelation, of the mediation of the Logos emanating from the divine, the atoning sacrifice, the constant warfare between good and evil and the final triumph of the former, the immortality of the soul, the last judgment, the resurrection of the flesh and the fiery destruction of the universe - are some of the resemblances which, whether real or only apparent, enabled Mithraism to prolong its resistance to Christianity.
Having been exposed by his mother to conceal her shame, he was found by shepherds and suckled by a goat - whence his name.
The population of Euboea at the present day is made up of elements not less various, for many of the Greek inhabitants seem to have immigrated, partly from the mainland, and partly from other islands; and besides these, the southern portion is occupied by Albanians, who probably have come from Andros; and in the mountain districts nomad Vlach shepherds are found.
Jabal institutes the life of nomadic shepherds, Jubal is the inventor of music, Tubal-Cain the first smith.
The Italian tradition is that the shepherds played on these pipes when they came to the manger at Bethlehem to do homage to the Saviour.
His father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been shepherds.
Two or three other shepherds joined him in the search.
That got the deserved response - That 's OK, as long as they 're old shepherds - and he quaffed again.
In most cultures, shepherds occupy the lower rungs of society 's ladder.
Female adults were more likely to choose salad, filled roll and fruit; males chips, shepherds pie, pasty and apple crumble.
The shepherds of the flock were now killing their sheep.
These include the watchmen, the shepherds and several other households.
A shepherds crook and the handles of witches brooms were traditionally made of Ash.
She is divorced from her first husband, Brahms Yaiche, and has no children, but says she comes home to her family -- two cats and three dogs (two German Shepherds and one Pomeranian).
The Efron family shares their home with two Australian Shepherds, Dreamer and Puppy, and Simon, a Siamese cat.Efron caught the performing bug at an early age, and began taking singing lessons when he was 11.
Commonly referred to as police dogs, German Shepherds have received an unfair reputation as being overly aggressive.
However, because of their superior intelligence and tracking abilities, German Shepherds are now employed by search and rescue teams, police and military, and as helper dogs for the disabled.
The German military used German Shepherds in World War I as dispatch carriers, to help locate and rescue wounded soldiers, and to accompany soldiers during silent patrols.
Baldwin made a well-intentioned but devastating mistake in renaming German Shepherds, calling them Alsatian Wolf Dogs.
Beryl Griffin used her German Shepherds during World War II to find victims hidden in ruble from air raids.
This led to the continued service of German Shepherds as search and rescue dogs.
White German Shepherds are a subject of controversy within the breeding world.
Some consider the White German Shepherd to be the outward sign of weaker genetics; others feel they are superior to other German Shepherds.
During the early development of the German Shepherd as a breed, there was an effort to establish a pure strain of White German Shepherds.
German Shepherds have become a popular breed, and as with many breeds before them, indiscriminent breeding by those seeking a quick cash return has resulted in lesser quality animals contributing to the gene pool.
I understand that shepherds need a significant amount of human contact.
My sister actually raises German Shepherds, so I am familiar with the breed.
Adult Shepherds can bond with new owners if given the chance.