Ransom Riggs -- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
By the time this happened I had learned a good deal about my wolfish neighbors, and one of the facts which had emerged was that they were not nomadic roamers, as is almost universally believed, but were settled beasts and the possessors of a large permanent estate with very definite boundaries.
Farley Mowat -- Never Cry Wolf
The nomadic folk who roamed the foothills around the Shalda Mountains were brought together under one chieftain.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
The early years were nomadic ones.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
But that was how, in our ancestral lands, we all began—the prayer mat on the sand, then the marble floor of a mosque; the rituals and taboos of nomads, which, transferred to the palace of a sultan or a maharaja, become the traditions of an aristocracy.
V.S. Naipaul -- A Bend in the River
Transients and nomads.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
Even after our marriage, Frank and I led the nomadic life of junior faculty, divided between continental conferences and temporary flats, until the outbreak of war had sent him to Officers Training and the Intelligence Unit at MI6, and me to nurses training.
Diana Gabaldon -- Outlander
These nomads were The People of the arctic region of Alaska, always on the move in search of food.
Velma Wallis -- Two Old Women
Used by the Mongol nomads of Siberia.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Bean Trees
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We chased the Kochi, the nomads who passed through Kabul on their way to the mountains of the north.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
A caravan of Kuchi nomads passed them by, a dusty procession of jingling bells and groaning camels, and a woman with kohl-rimmed eyes and hair the color of wheat smiled at Abdullah.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
Towns turn into motels, people in nomadic surges from place to place, following the moon tides, living tonight in the room where you slept this noon and I the night before.
Ray Bradbury -- Fahrenheit 451
The traders were a nomadic group of merchants and entertainers who visited Carvahall every spring and winter.
Christopher Paolini -- Eragon
Traveling with professional nomads had some advantages.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
Move around, be nomadic, make each day a new horizon.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
With no money and no time to settle, we moved to a different ramshackle rental cottage or boardinghouse every season until I was so pregnant with Rachel that our nomad state seemed disreputable.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London Chapter I. Into the Primitive "Old longings nomadic leap, Chafing at custom’s chain; Again from its brumal sleep Wakens the ferine strain."
Jack London -- The Call of the Wild
But to walk off and abandon …. just abandon …. an industrial enterprise, as if we were in the age of landless nomads or of savages wandering in the jungle!
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
No Urgals, slavers, or nomads?
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
He says he comes from the order of the White Fathers, missionaries to the nomadic Bedouin tribes and chaplains to the French Foreign Legion.
Frank McCourt -- Angela’s Ashes
Or keeping clear of humans altogether—except at mealtime—the way nomads like James and Victoria had lived; the way Jasper’s friends, Peter and Charlotte, still lived.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
If I could paint deserts and nomads, if I could paint… hahaha….
Tennessee Williams -- A Streetcar Named Desire
You are a tribe of nomad herdsmen: we are a mighty people.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
Mostly we are nomads here who enjoy the day as well as the night, who allow humans to interact with us unsuspectingly — anonymity is important to us all.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
Farther down the street a man in a white nomadic robe consulted what looked like a street map.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Glass
Damn, my sister had married a lopsided, eagle-nosed, nomadic poker player.
Sherman Alexie -- The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
It was completely foreign to me, this nomadic existence, traveling from place to place, crashing wherever was convenient.
Sarah Dessen -- Someone Like You
They were voyaging across the deserts of the sky, a host of nomads on the march, voyaging high over Ireland, westward bound.
James Joyce -- A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
My impression is, that our wonderfully increased and still increasing facilities of locomotion are destined to bring us around again to the nomadic state.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The House of the Seven Gables
And the way people think in a nomadic culture is very different from the way they think in a fishing village in northern Norway The next level is the society’s means of production.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
As either nomads or city dwellers, the dark-skinned peoples of Alagaesia had long been renowned for the quality of their jewelry, which at its best rivaled that of the dwarves.
Christopher Paolini -- Brisingr
We’re like a band of floating nomads.
Libba Bray -- A Great and Terrible Beauty
Professor Gadd sees in his story a threefold tragedy: that of the husband seduced by meretricious charms to take up a life of which he soon tires, that of the nomad taken to the city and lost in it, and lastly the ’noble savage’ tempted by a woman and winning through her a knowledge that brings him only unhappiness.
Unknown -- The Epic of Gilgamesh
BOOK THIRTEEN Assault on the Ships When Zeus had brought great Hektor and his Trojans into the beachhead by the ships, he left them to cruel toil of battle, and to grief, while he himself with shining eyes turned north, gazing on the far lands of Thracian horsemen, Mysoi, hand-to-hand fighters, Hippemolgoi, who live on mare’s milk, nomads, Abioi, most peaceable and just of men.
Homer -- The Iliad
The carriages in the streets are few, and other late sounds in that neighbourhood there are none, unless a man so very nomadically drunk as to stray into the frigid zone goes brawling and bellowing along the pavement.
Charles Dickens -- Bleak House
And nomadic Gojar shepherds, the gypsies of Pakistan, coaxed flocks of skittish goats through the heaving military traffic, herding them on the long march toward India, where they would feed Pakistan’s troops.
Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin -- Three Cups of Tea
Any one sufficiently curious to trace the steps of such an obscure pair might have discovered without great trouble that they had taken advantage of his adaptive craftsmanship to enter on a shifting, almost nomadic, life, which was not without its pleasantness for a time.
Thomas Hardy -- Jude the Obscure
The tribe seemed to take its character from the Gila’s deep, generous flow: Unwarlike and rarely invaded, Pima Indians were a sharing people who offered their bounties to other nations and, in time, to the forty-niners and other white nomads making their way across the desert in prairie schooners, headed for California.
James Bradley -- Flags of Our Fathers
Theirs was a nomadic world of shallow, muddy wells and filthy, stinking flesh.
Ted Dekker -- Red: The Heroic Rescue
But the small nomadic communities were growing tired of running for their lives.
Ted Dekker -- White: The Great Pursuit
For the first time in her nomadic existence she felt protected and safe.
Isabel Allende -- The House of Spirits
Another time, a nomadic woman gave birth in the desert and developed a fistula.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
Because of this, their children and their grandchildren are nomads.
Christina Garcia -- Dreaming in Cuban
Until now, his life has been chaotic and nomadic.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Kennedy
To such allowances the ablebodied pauper and his nomadic variant the tramp are equally entitled.