He was first a neatherd in East Lothian, to a gentleman there.
Yes, wretched beasts that they are, how false a neatherd was theirs!
And about noontide he came to a certain cottage of a neatherd that stood all alone in a very pleasant dale.
There he saw where lay the neatherd, and had his head in one boose and his feet in the other; and he lay cast on his back.
And she had none to send in quest but Cuddie, the neatherd.'
Thereon the women shrieked aloud, and the neatherd,—he burst out laughing.
While men were marvelling the neatherd came in, and said he had been awake early in the byre, with a sick calf.
Acorns are the pride of the oak, apples of the apple tree, the calf of the heifer, and the neatherd glories in his kine.
And shortly after rising of the sun, he met a neatherd, driving of a car laden with bread and wine and other things.
This remark of the neatherd increased Orberosia's apprehensions and added to her solicitude for the husband whom she loved.