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100,018. Speaking of cattle fucking: Do you know why it is when a rancher fucks a sheep he does so at the edge of a cliff? It’s so the sheep will push back. (Comedy & Sheep) George Carlin, You Are All Diseased audio, HBO 1999
2,027. In this world I would rather live two days like a tiger, than two hundred years like a sheep. (Life’s Like That & Tiger & Sheep) Tipu Sulta
12,424. Shepherds even in Bethlehem did not keep their sheep in the fields at night in winter but in various shelters. (Jesus & Bible & New Testament & Shepherd) Professor Geza Vernes, author The Nativity History and Legend
13,170. King of the Sheep 98. (Catholicism & Sheep & Priest) Father Ted, Chirpy Burpy Cheap Sheep s3e19, sheep competition
13,171. Take me to see Chris, the unhappy sheep. (Catholicism & Sheep & Priest) ibid. Ted
20,401. I’m the sheep that got lost, madre. (GBH Films & Sheep) Man on Fire 2004 starring Denzel Washington & Dakota Fanning & Christopher Walken & Giancarlo Giannini & Radha Mitchell & Marc Anthony & Mickey Rourke & Rachel Ticotin & Jesus Ochoa et al, director Tony Scott
30,769. Yes, I was one of his sheep. (England & Elizabeth & Sheep) & Elton, Blackadder II: Chains, Ludvig to Melchett
52,721. He [Sheldon] embarked on field trips to observe North American sheep. (Parks & Sheep) Ken Burns, The National Parks: The Windows of Heaven 1916-1919
59,225. Ahem. How much longer can the Church of England go on stalling and prev-aaaaa-ricating in the face of growing and insistent demands for the ordination of sheep? (Anglicanism & Sheep) Spitting Image s2e1, sheep on hillside
88,301. We Can’t Fool Ewe After All: Sheep are sheer genius: Sheep are nowhere near as baa-army as we think.
They’ve been pulling the wool over our eyes for years, according to a remarkable study.
Far from just following the crowd, they are capable of thought – and are just as clever as monkeys. Daily Mirror article 21st February 2011
88,302. While shepherds watched their flocks by night,
All seated on the ground,
The angel of the Lord came down,
And glory shone around. Nahum Tate
88,303. Baa baa, black sheep
Have you any wool? Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book c.1744
88,304. Little bo-peep has lost her sheep. Nursery Rhyme
46,135. An old black lamb is tupping your white ewe. (Shakespeare & Sheep & Lamb) Othello 2012, Globe Theatre production Sky Arts
88,305. The battle fares like to the morning’s war,
When dying clouds contend with growing light,
What time the shepherd, blowing of his nails,
Can neither call it perfect day or night. William Shakespeare, III Henry VI I v 1
88,306. Gives not the hawthorn bush a sweeter shade
To shepherds, looking on their silly sheep,
That doth a rich embroidered canopy
To kings that fear their subjects’ treachery? ibid. I v 42
88,307. So flies the reckless shepherd from the wolf. (Shepherd & Wolf) William Shakespeare, Richard Duke of York V vi 7, King Henry to Richard of Gloucester
54,039. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever. (God & Psalms & Shepherd) Psalms 23:1-6
88,308. Woe be unto the pastors that destroy and scatter the sheep of my pasture! saith the Lord.
Therefore thus saith the Lord God of Israel against the pastors that feed my people; Ye have scattered my flock, and driven them away, and have not visited them: behold, I will visit upon you the evil of your doings, saith the Lord.
And I will gather the remnant of my flock out of all countries whither I have driven them, and will bring them again to their folds; and they shall be fruitful and increase.
And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed, neither shall they be lacking, saith the Lord. Jeremiah 23:1-4
88,309. Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! Should not the shepherds feed the flocks? Ezekiel 34:2
88,310. How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray?
And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not. Matthew 18:12&13
88,311. And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them. Luke 2:15&20
88,312. Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost. Luke 15:6
88,313. Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out.
And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice.
And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.
As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.