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He, after some talk, goes home, and the shepherds go off to seek and count their sheep, agreeing to meet again at the "crooked thorn.
Soon the shepherds find that one sheep is missing, and suspecting Mak of having stolen it they follow him home.
The shepherds at length begin to be sorry that they have been so unjust as to suspect Mak.
But the shepherds will not be deceived a second time.
And it is now, when the shepherds are resting from their hard work of beating Mak, that they hear the angels sing "Glory to God in the highest.
The shepherds hear the words of the angel, and looking upward see the guiding star.
he thus gets rid of Willum and the shepherd, who is quite fresh again.
But the old gamester gives the new hat to the shepherd, and, soon after, the half-sovereign to Willum, who thereout decorates his sweetheart with ribbons to his heart's content.
Stiggins; and the topics principally descanted on, were the virtues of the shepherd, the worthiness of his flock, and the high crimes and misdemeanours of everybody beside--dissertations which the elder Mr.
The worst o' these here shepherds is, my boy, that they reg'larly turns the heads of all the young ladies, about here.
If I'd my vay, Samivel, I'd just stick some o' these here lazy shepherds behind a heavy wheelbarrow, and run 'em up and down a fourteen-inch-wide plank all day.
We are shepherds," answered Robin Hood, pulling at his forelock awkwardly.