HERD


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HERDHigher Education Research and Development
HERDHuman and Ecological Risk Division (Department of Toxic Substances Control; California)
HERDHorses for Riders with Disabilities
HERDHealth and Environmental Review Division
HERDHigh-Explosive Research & Development
HERDHuman Experimental and Research Data Records (US NASA)
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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.
Mowgli went through the village street in the dawn, sitting on the back of Rama, the great herd bull.
The herd, as the column spread and thickened, was like the endless flocks of the smaller birds, whose extended flanks are so often seen to heave up out of the abyss of the heavens, until they appear as countless as the leaves in those forests, over which they wing their endless flight.
As he spoke he came to a turn in the road, and there before them stood a herd of the King's deer, feeding.
Truly,'' said Wamba, without stirring from the spot, ``I have consulted my legs upon this matter, and they are altogether of opinion, that to carry my gay garments through these sloughs, would be an act of unfriendship to my sovereign person and royal wardrobe; wherefore, Gurth, I advise thee to call off Fangs, and leave the herd to their destiny, which, whether they meet with bands of travelling soldiers, or of outlaws, or of wandering pilgrims, can be little else than to be converted into Normans before morning, to thy no small ease and comfort.
Feeding with the herd were many of the little fellows not much larger than those which remained attached to their parents, and from the young of that size the herd graded up to the immense adults.
Next from the fields and pastures great herds of sheep were brought.
But the herd had moved on some way during the night, and it was nine o'clock, and already very hot, before, by the broken trees, bruised leaves and bark, and smoking droppings, we knew that we could not be far from them.
They have a very particular custom, which obliges every man that hath a thousand cows to save every year one day's milk of all his herd, and make a bath with it for his relations, entertaining them afterwards with a splendid feast.
Older is the pleasure in the herd than the pleasure in the ego: and as long as the good conscience is for the herd, the bad conscience only saith: ego.
This farm to which he had devoted his life was taking it from him by a member of its herd.
Lena lived in the Norwegian settlement west of Squaw Creek, and she used to herd her father's cattle in the open country between his place and the Shimerdas'.