herd together

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w>herd together

visich zusammendrängen
vt sepzusammentreiben
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You know how natives love to herd together. There was a young man lying full length, smoking a cigarette, and he wore nothing but a pareo "
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.
One unforgettable summer, our clan joined with other families from school to herd together several dragon boys for the ritual, done in a clinic by a strange doctor who kept all the foreskins in bottles filled with formalin.
It took me a while to get my own herd together, but eventually I was in the right place at the right time and put together a small group of registered Angus--the black kind.