herd together

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w>herd together

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vt sepzusammentreiben
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They are partly American and partly Irish, and herd together on the lower deck; where they amused themselves last evening till the night was pretty far advanced, by alternately firing off pistols and singing hymns.
They herd together like animals and do the work of animals; but in spite of the armed overseer, the dirt and the rags, the meals of potatoes washed down by weak vinegar and water, I am beginning to believe that they would strongly object to soap, I am sure they would not wear new clothes, and I hear them coming home from their work at dusk singing.
Each stag looks to recruit hinds to herd together for his harem - typically made up of five females.
A firework set off the race at 8:00 am, releasing the six bulls and six steers, castrated bulls that keep the herd together, through the narrow streets.