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SHEEP. A wether more than a year old. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 331, S. C.

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Some of the sheep have begun to act decidedly less than sheeplike, as students refuse to go along with the tests.
A challenge was expected from the far right, demanding a more aggressiveanti-EU stance and less sheeplike following of continental centre right MEPs.
Patiently, the subject withdraws his precarious life from the sheeplike conglomerations of the Eros of the symbol in order to affirm it at the last in an unspoken curse.
Right up front were two rows of good little girls and boys, diligently writing everything down, never thinking about anything, sheeplike stenographers who could regurgitate every last detail onto an examination without being able to weigh one single consequence of any of it.
Being "in" means thinking as the church thinks, believing what the church believes, taking as truth that which the church teaches, adopting appropriate sheeplike behaviors when dealing with God's chosen shepherds.
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