SHEPHERD in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SHEPHERD
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shepherd
 n.  a herder of sheep; someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
Classic Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  His horse would have ran off, if a shepherd who was coming by, driving a cow, had not stopped it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
2  Then the shepherd jumped upon the horse, wished Hans and the cow good morning, and away he rode.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
3  She was prettier than all the pretty girls that ever were seen before, and a shepherd lad, whose name was Jorindel, was very fond of her, and they were soon to be married.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In JORINDA AND JORINDEL
4  A shepherd had a faithful dog, called Sultan, who was grown very old, and had lost all his teeth.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
5  The wolf ran with the child a little way; the shepherd and his wife screamed out; but Sultan soon overtook him, and carried the poor little thing back to his master and mistress.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
6  Then the shepherd patted him on the head, and said, 'Old Sultan has saved our child from the wolf, and therefore he shall live and be well taken care of, and have plenty to eat.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
7  A shepherd's dog had a master who took no care of him, but often let him suffer the greatest hunger.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
8  The shepherd was willing, and got in, and the peasant shut the top down on him; then he took the shepherd's flock for himself, and drove it away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
9  It befell, however, that a shepherd kept his sheep in the field and saw the flower, and as it was so pretty, plucked it, took it with him, and laid it away in his chest.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
10  From that time forth, strange things happened in the shepherd's house.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
11  The shepherd did as she bade him, and next morning just as day dawned, he saw the chest open, and the flower come out.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
12  Nevertheless, she promised not to go away, but to continue keeping house for the shepherd.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
13  So he went up to a neighbouring hill, where a shepherd dwelt, and borrowed his old frock, and thus passed unknown into the town.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN
14  One day the young shepherd told the count's steward that he had seen a wolf come out of the Sabine mountains, and prowl around his flock.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
15  Cucumetto seemed to yield to his friend's entreaties, and bade him find a shepherd to send to Rita's father at Frosinone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
Example Sentence:
1  I should have been a careless shepherd if I had left a lamb so near a wolf's den.
2  The shepherd has penned up the sheep in the four acre field.
3  The rattling teacups would change to tinkling sheep bells, and the Queen's shrill cries to the voice of the shepherd boy.
4  Red sky at night shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.
5  The shepherd has penned the sheep in the five-acre field.
6  The wolf has a winning game when the shepherds quarrel.
7  When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.
8  A guide shepherded the tourists into the coach.