In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- As an adolescent Krishna was seen as a flute-playing cowherd, enticing the village girls to come and dance to the tunes.
- The cowherds in the distance beckoned their cattle.
- The satyr holds a long cowherd's horn in his hands.
- Born among those who tend cattle, the cowherd Krishna indulged in endless pranks.
- He might as well claim, absurdly, that cowherds fatten their flocks for the good of the cows themselves.
- A hope that one day, the dusky, beautiful God of the cowherds and the shepherds would salvage her callously broken dreams.
- Zuma worked as a cowherd to supplement his mother's meagre income.
- He was a cowherd and his wife was a maidservant.
- She is the last to sleep, the first to wake even earlier than the early-rising cowherds and shepherds.
- As a result he was scolded by the cowherd's wife as a lazy ‘good-for-nothing,’.
- Born in the darkness of prison cells, rescued by the community of cowherds, Krishna's childhood is differently cast.
- Krishna raises Mount Govardhan on his little finger to save the milkmaids and cowherds from a terrible storm.
- The much-despised Munnuswamy, was a cowherd who sold milk to the people in the Big House.
- I have watched a cowherd lean on his staff, in silent waters that hide his worn feet.
- Teenage boys dressed as cowherds form human pyramids to reach and break the pots.
- A cowherd leads cows down a rural road at Reit im Winkl, Germany.
- Schools and shops closed: milkmaids and cowherds had taken a holiday.
- Cowherds and shepherdesses wandered past with their flocks, shy and silent.
- Telemachus joins him with the cowherd and the swineherd.
- They travelled in a decorated chariot, followed on foot by the cowherds.
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