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  • Lycaelon would dispense with servers if he had an important gathering of his fellow Mages here, animating a single simulacra that he kept on view, serving double-duty the rest of the time as a chaste statue of a shepherd-boy, but with no one here to impress but his son, human servants were cheaper, easily replaced if they gave offense, and took very little thought on his part-only orders.

    Tran Siberian

  • ‘Mills, shall I recall some words to you — the words of an oath taken on that hill by a shepherd-boy?’

    A Changed Man

  • But it was necessary that several years should elapse before the shepherd-boy was old enough to reason out this.

    A Changed Man

  • Fear seized upon the shepherd-boy: the Duke was Jove himself to the rural population, whom to offend was starvation, homelessness, and death, and whom to look at was to be mentally scathed and dumbfoundered.

    A Changed Man

  • Through many changes, Lionel's consciousness of his status as a "shepherd-boy" remains with him until the end of the novel.

    Note: shepherd

  • We were fatigued by our struggles to attain this point, and seated ourselves on the rocky couch, while the sounds of tinkling sheep-bells, and shout of shepherd-boy, reached us from above.

    Introduction, I.1

  • Lycaelon would dispense with servers if he had an important gathering of his fellow Mages here, animating a single simulacra that he kept on view, serving double-duty the rest of the time as a chaste statue of a shepherd-boy, but with no one here to impress but his son, human servants were cheaper, easily replaced if they gave offense, and took very little thought on his part — only orders.

    The Outstretched Shadow

  • I was an untaught shepherd-boy, when Adrian deigned to confer on me his friendship.

    The Last Man

  • “I can make but one defence,” replied Idris, “the same offered by my brother; see Lionel, converse with my shepherd-boy” —

    The Last Man

  • A shepherd-boy that tends a silly flock on the mountains, was more in the scale of society than I.

    The Last Man

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