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My good ram, what is it that makes you the last to leave my cave this morning?
As he spoke he drove the ram outside, but when we were a little way out from the cave and yards, I first got from under the ram's belly, and then freed my comrades; as for the sheep, which were very fat, by constantly heading them in the right direction we managed to drive them down to the ship.
The Hajji told Bulaki Ram the clerk to occupy the seat of government at Dupe till our return.
We had fore-arranged all this with Bulaki Ram, who knows the English Law, and, I thought the Hajji remembered, but he grew angry, and cried out: 'O God, Refuge of the Afflicted, must I, who am what I am, peddle this' dog's meat by the roadside to gain his delight for my heart's delight?
But the rams need only cease to suppose that all that happens to them happens solely for the attainment of their sheepish aims; they need only admit that what happens to them may also have purposes beyond their ken, and they will at once perceive a unity and coherence in what happened to the ram that was fattened.
He flew around with a great whir of his wings and settled upon a large ram, with the intention of carrying him off, but his claws became entangled in the ram's fleece and he was not able to release himself, although he fluttered with his feathers as much as he could.
the golden fleece of the ram which carried Phrixus and Helle away from Athamas and Ino.
According to my observations, we were just off Ram Head, and it was my intention to enter Plymouth Bay and visit Plymouth.
But even after we rounded Ram Head and were well within the waters of the bay I saw no vessel.
Ordinarily, a gilded angel strikes the hour on a big bell with a hammer; as the striking ceases, a life-sized figure of Time raises its hour-glass and turns it; two golden rams advance and butt each other; a gilded cock lifts its wings; but the main features are two great angels, who stand on each side of the dial with long horns at their lips; it was said that they blew melodious blasts on these horns every hour--but they did not do it for us.
I took with me six cows and two bulls alive, with as many ewes and rams, intending to carry them into my own country, and propagate the breed.
When the old bell-wether at the head rattles his bell, the mountains do indeed skip like rams and the little hills like lambs.