shepherd's crook

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a long staff with one end being hook shaped


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This was a case of fibrous dysplasia with shepherd's crook deformity.
A Scottish shepherd's crook estimated to sell for between [pounds sterling]30 and [pounds sterling]60 went for [pounds sterling]380 and aScottish ram's horn and ash shepherd's crook, which had an estimated selling price of [pounds sterling]50-[pounds sterling]80, sold for 10 times the minimum figure.
The handler with the best overall run will receive a shepherd's crook donated in memory of Mrs Myra Evans.
But after telling my opening story, in which I encountered a shepherd's crook, the publisher felt that a more lively title would better reflect what the book was about.
BUT I'M AFRAID THIS IMAGE HAS MADE IT TOO EASY FOR many of us to hit the delete key on this feast altogether since it seems so directly concerned with the men who hold the shepherd's crook and those who make formal promises of obedience to them.
The thief or thieves also stole other symbols of the bishop's off-ice--including Lipscomb's gold shepherd's crook, miters and pallium.
The winners get a shepherd's crook and if they are exceptionally good I'll throw in a bottle of malt.
It isn't without reason that a bishop carries a shepherd's crook.
The confessional text has often been the measuring rod with which to hit [someone] and not the shepherd's crook on which to hang the church's lantern," he said.
What if a potential Glenn Hoddle has been lost to the nation because his parents have forced him to spend his leisure time crouched pointlessly over an upturned shepherd's crook instead of doing what comes naturally?
Nor shall the shepherd, resting on a trunk, play his rustic pipe, with his dog at his feet and his shepherd's crook at his side.
The Fairie Lantern ($45), with its shepherd's crook base, stands just 12 1/2 inches high.
It was a joy to revisit the frieze-inspired shepherd dances; and the boyish solo for Daphnis with his shepherd's crook was uniquely suited to Bruce Sansom's unaffected style.