head of cattle love

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  • The spoils of this fortunate expedition amounted to six thousand captives, twenty-four thousand camels, forty thousand sheep, and four thousand ounces of silver: a tribe who had fought at Hoinan redeemed their prisoners by the sacrifice of their idols; but Mahomet compensated the loss, by resigning to the soldiers his fifth of the plunder, and wished, for their sake, that he possessed as many head of cattle as there were trees in the province of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The Kid had about sixty head of cattle in the vicinity of Los Portales, all but eight of which were stolen from John Newcomb at Agua Azul.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid

  • Paldoon was five hundred miles southwest of Sydney near the Murray River in Australia's rice lands, sixty thousand acres — thirty thousand head of sheep, two thousand acres of wheat and a thousand head of cattle — and the greatest place for a youth to holiday, working all day from dawn to dusk, mustering the sheep or cattle on horseback, galloping twenty miles in any direction and still on your own property.

    Noble House

  • I had one hundred ten head of cattle -- 1000 bushels corn-several hundred of peas -- [fodder] & cc -- all were allowed to fall into the Enemy's hand.

    Elliott and Gonzales Family Papers. Personal Correspondence, 1861-1865.

  • They maintained that at each "round-up" Chisum's vast herd carried with them hundreds of head of cattle belonging to others.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid

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