'Are you a child or a teetotum?' the Sheep said, as she took up another pair of needles.
'Can you row?' the Sheep asked, handing her a pair of knitting- needles as she spoke.
As for us, we wept and lifted up our hands to heaven on seeing such a horrid sight, for we did not know what else to do; but when the Cyclops had filled his huge paunch, and had washed down his meal of human flesh with a drink of neat milk, he stretched himself full length upon the ground among his sheep, and went to sleep.
Presently, with the utmost ease, he rolled the stone away from the door and drove out his sheep, but he at once put it back again--as easily as though he were merely clapping the lid on to a quiver full of arrows.
Perhaps before another sun I may be changed, and then what will become of the sheep? What, indeed, will have become of me?"
He relaxed his vigilance and many of his sheep strayed away into the hills and were lost.
Now the Lord whose sheep
the Herd-boy looked after had a very lovely daughter, who always smiled and nodded to the youth when she walked with her father in his fields.
But the question is, now that they have the sheep, how is it to be his from the shepherds.
She will swaddle the sheep like a new-born baby and lay it in the cradle.
Karnegie, of the Sheep
's Head, wished to consult Mr.
This gentleman treated me with kindness, and desired I would let him know what place I came from last, and whither I was bound; which I did in a few words, but he thought I was raving, and that the dangers I underwent had disturbed my head; whereupon I took my black cattle and sheep
out of my pocket, which, after great astonishment, clearly convinced him of my veracity.
The ahsahta, argali, or bighorn, on the contrary, has short hair like a deer, and resembles it in shape, but has the head and horns of a sheep
, and its flesh is said to be delicious mutton.