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 Shepherd’s Sundial (The).Sheppard (Jack). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Shepherded.
 
Watched and followed as suspicious of mischief, as a shepherd watches a wolf.   1
        “Russian vessels of war are everywhere being carefully ‘shepherded’ by British ships, and it is easy to see that such a state of extreme tension cannot be continued much longer without an actual outbreak.”—Newspaper leader, April 27th, 1885.
 


 Shepherd’s Sundial (The).Sheppard (Jack). 

 
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