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 Shepherd of the Ocean (The).Shepherded. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Shepherd’s Sundial (The).
The scarlet pimpernel, which opens at a little past seven in the morning, and closes at a little past two. When rain is at hand, or the weather is unfavourable, it does not open at all.   1

 Shepherd of the Ocean (The).Shepherded. 

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