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  • That's why they're mostly nomads.†   (source)
  • Nomads.†   (source)
  • He says he comes from the order of the White Fathers, missionaries to the nomadic Bedouin tribes and chaplains to the French Foreign Legion.†   (source)
  • The traders were a nomadic group of merchants and entertainers who visited Carvahall every spring and winter.†   (source)
  • Nomads, for the most part.†   (source)
  • Traveling with professional nomads had some advantages.†   (source)
  • The nomadic folk who roamed the foothills around the Shalda Mountains were brought together under one chieftain.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • It was a nomad existence.†   (source)
  • His friends were all kind of nomadic.†   (source)
  • Many times we'd come upon a little nomad settlement with tents for houses and nothing but a couple animals and open land around them.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Nomad peoples follow the same necessity.†   (source)
  • For the first time in her nomadic existence she felt protected and safe.†   (source)
  • "Nomad land," Doc said.†   (source)
  • These nomads were The People of the arctic region of Alaska, always on the move in search of food.†   (source)
  • Another time, a nomadic woman gave birth in the desert and developed a fistula.†   (source)
  • Until now, his life has been chaotic and nomadic.†   (source)
  • We're like a band of floating nomads.†   (source)
  • Farther down the street a man in a white nomadic robe consulted what looked like a street map.†   (source)
  • From campgrounds to trailer parks—and sometimes Grandma Smith's driveway in Hot Springs—the family continued a nomadic existence, following work around the country and never maintaining an address for more than six months, sometimes as little as two.†   (source)
  • The volunteers were mainly art students but there were others as well, history majors and teachers on leave and nomads and runaways, coming and going all the time, burnt-out hackers looking for the unwired world, they were people who heard the call, the whisper in the ear that sends you out the door and into some zone of exalted play.†   (source)
  • It was completely foreign to me, this nomadic existence, traveling from place to place, crashing wherever was convenient.†   (source)
  • That this pet toy of the modern millionaire should be set to work out the crude vengeance of wild men in these primitive surroundings, crowded up on a little rocky path of these savage mountains, at the door of a cave spring-house—such a food-cache as a nomad Indian might have utilized, in the gray bluff against the sky-line—it took the breath with its sinister strangeness.†   (source)
  • Mortenson learned the men were Kirghiz nomads from the Wakhan, the thin projection at Afghanistan's remote northeast, which lays its brotherly arm over Pakistan's Charpurson Valley, where many of the Kirghiz families also roam.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Animal fibers were not employed until the Neolithic period, by cultures that—unlike their nomadic ancestors—were able to establish stable communities near which sheep could graze, and in which looms could be constructed.†   (source)
  • Theirs was a nomadic world of shallow, muddy wells and filthy, stinking flesh.†   (source)
  • 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!†   (source)
  • The huge, one-eyed king himself led the procession, his great, swinging strides indicative of the nomads of the tundra.†   (source)
  • Because of this, their children and their grandchildren are nomads.†   (source)
  • I don't know how he, Kay, and I all slept in that little hospital bed, but we did, and I felt loved and cared for, despite our somewhat nomadic existence up until this point in my life.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The early years were nomadic ones.†   (source)
  • Bands of nomads, following their ancient ways.†   (source)
  • Pitched out in the dusty fields, here and there, Laila recognized the black tents of Koochi nomads.†   (source)
  • They started to plant crops, their nomadic lifestyle was abandoned, and they slowly began to—†   (source)
  • Well, the thing is, I don't think Indians are nomadic anymore.†   (source)
  • "Nomad," Aro said, nodding in permission.†   (source)
  • Occasionally, there would be a nomad settlement or a tiny village.†   (source)
  • Nomads pass through, but there's no one tofight for it.†   (source)
  • Emmett and Rose sent individuals—any nomad friends of Carlisle's that they could track down.†   (source)
  • I was reading this book about old-time Indians, about how we used to be nomadic.†   (source)
  • Remember: Tanya, Siobhan, Amun, Alistair, all the nomads you can find.†   (source)
  • All three of the nomads toyed with the idea of standing with us.†   (source)
  • Some of the nomads—Garrett and Mary for certain.†   (source)
  • She pronounced "a" like the letter "A." Used by the Mongol nomads of Siberia.†   (source)
  • But the small nomadic communities were growing tired of running for their lives.†   (source)
  • How long did we live this way, like nomads on the far edges of the war?†   (source)
  • She decided to embark on an investigation of the nomadic mummies.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • "Nomad jewelry," she said.†   (source)
  • That's an application to join the White Fathers, missionaries to the nomadic tribes of the Sahara and chaplains to the French Foreign Legion.†   (source)
  • A tight-knit bunch, the Ruesses were also a nomadic family, moving from Oakland to Fresno to Los Angeles to Boston to Brooklyn to New Jersey to Indiana before finally settling in southern California when Everett was fourteen.†   (source)
  • Aside from the nomad tribes that roam this section of the plains, it's almost as uninhabited as the Hadarac Desert to the east.†   (source)
  • In Helmand, Zabol, Kandahar, villages turned into herds of nomadic communities, always moving, searching for water and green pastures for their livestock.†   (source)
  • With Westerberg in stir, there was no work at the grain elevator for McCandless, so on October 23, sooner than he might have under different circumstances, the boy left town and resumed a nomadic existence.†   (source)
  • The no-longer-nomads, called the Cealdim by now, were the first to establish a standardized currency.†   (source)
  • A flood of images suddenly engulfed him, rushing through his consciousnessDurza as a young boy living as a nomad with his parents on the empty plains.†   (source)
  • So I looked up nomadic in the dictionary, and it means people who move around, who keep moving, in search of food and water and grazing land.†   (source)
  • As cultural ecologist Paul Shepard has observed, "The nomadic Bedouin does not dote on scenery, paint landscapes, or compile a nonutilitarian natural history...." [H]is life is so profoundly in transaction with nature that there is no place for abstraction or esthetics or a "nature philosophy" which can be separated from the rest of his life.†   (source)
  • Hardly anybody on this rez is nomadic.†   (source)
  • I'm not nomadic," Rowdy said.†   (source)
  • You're the nomadic one.†   (source)
  • The nomad Garrett took a few turns—he was a surprisingly good teacher; he interacted so easily with others in general that I wondered how he'd never found a coven.†   (source)
  • You're an old-time nomad," Rowdy said.†   (source)
  • Rose and I are hunting for nomads.†   (source)
  • None of the nomads lingered.†   (source)
  • In the end, we had pulled together seventeen witnesses—the Irish, Siobhan, Liam, and Maggie; the Egyptians, Amun, Kebi, Benjamin, and Tia; the Amazons, Zafrina and Senna; the Romanians, Vladimir and Stefan; and the nomads, Charlotte and Peter, Garrett, Alistair, Mary, and Randall—to supplement our family of eleven.†   (source)
  • Who rules you, nomads?†   (source)
  • At least his being abroad made all this seem more nomadic and artistic: now my parents could tell their friends Hollis was hanging out at the Eiffel Tower smoking cigarettes, instead of at the Quik Zip.†   (source)
  • He knew there were lands to the east beyond Galbatorix's reach—fertile plains where none but nomads lived.†   (source)
  • No Urgals, slavers, or nomads?†   (source)
  • Transients and nomads.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The other nomads stitched her throat together with needle and thread and carried her to Edna's hospital.†   (source)
  • Beorg saw an opportunity for his people to abandon their precarious nomadic existence and find a measure of luxury they had never known.†   (source)
  • But while Oswald is quite anxious to leave the Soviet Union, he is no longer the unattached nomad who defected nearly two years earlier.†   (source)
  • She could lie and claim she had abandoned the old ways, but if she did, the Varden would lose Fadawar's tribes, and other nomads besides, once they heard of her statement.†   (source)
  • an African blackness, you know the saturate blacking of a bandwidth somewhere on the continent, some nomad swath of high desert grace and shape, but in gesture and stance, I saw, the way he tongued some spittle off his lip between riffs, a body demotic that was locally made—he was another scuffling trumpet from an inner city somewhere.†   (source)
  • The story I found, with ibex hunters in the high valleys of the Karakoram, in nomad settlements at the wild edge of Afghanistan, around conference tables with Pakistan's military elite, and over endless cups of paiyu cha in tearooms so smoky I had to squint to see my notebook, was even more remarkable than I'd imagined.†   (source)
  • They had become nomads, making camp in canvas tents near the red pools when possible, and running when not.†   (source)
  • Near the edge of the waste, they passed over a number of horse-mounted nomads who were garbed in flowing robes to ward against the heat.†   (source)
  • Eragon saw how the dwarves were once nomads on a seemingly endless plain, until the land grew so hot and desolate they were forced to migrate south to the Beor Mountains.†   (source)
  • The caves north of Ten-Towns, always a stop-over for the nomadic barbarians on their way back to the tundra, had not even been stocked to reprovision the tribes on their long trek.†   (source)
  • Everybody else learned it later, when Clara died and the house lost its flowers, its nomadic friends, and its playful spirits and entered into an era of decline.†   (source)
  • Eragon was certain that if he asked Nar Garzhvog or a member of the nomad tribes, or even the black priests of Helgrind, if their gods were real, they would uphold the supremacy of their deities just as vigorously as Glumra would uphold hers.†   (source)
  • And yet, the nomadic tribes who summered there with the reindeer had not journeyed with the herd's migration southwest along the coast to the more hospitable sea on the south side of the peninsula.†   (source)
  • This time Esteban Trueba did not attempt to hold him back, because he thought a trip through that distant nation of starving people and nomadic cows would do his son a lot of good.†   (source)
  • He didn't care for the notion that the tribesmen, once they had conquered the towns, could end their nomadic lifestyle and be contented with a new life trading knucklehead trout, but he was willing to allow Beorg his fantasies if they delivered to him the thrill of battle and easy victory.†   (source)
  • They were nomads who wandered the countryside without regular work, without families, without masters, and without fear.†   (source)
  • These were nomads, probably, for war bands rarely brought females and young ones along on their raids.†   (source)
  • I was tired of moving every year, of changing home and environment with every new set of orders, of uprooting simply because my father was a nomad traveling under a different name and occupation.†   (source)
  • The fact remains that, unless outright starvation sweeps the land, the nomadic winter wolf bands, moving at the whim of the equally nomadic caribou herds, somehow manage to avoid treading on one another's toes.†   (source)
  • If I could paint deserts and nomads, if I could paint...hahaha.... Chance: Sh-Sh-shPrincess: Sorry!†   (source)
  • It could have been farmed by irrigation, but they were nomad shepherds, not farmers.†   (source)
  • Nomad Tibetans, wandering from their tribes, strayed here sometimes like weary animals.†   (source)
  • He was indeed a nomad of no nationality.†   (source)
  • The hunger for voyages, the hunger that haunts Americans, who are a nomad race, was halfassuaged here in this maelstrom of the war.†   (source)
  • He should have been absent no longer than a week (which would not have mattered), but unfortunately he was taken prisoner by nomad tribes and carried away some distance.†   (source)
  • I could have painted the landscapes of the endless, withering country in which I wandered like a lost nomad.†   (source)
  • Though this nomad people were much slower to adopt white man's ways than the home-staying Indians who dwelt in pueblos, and were much more indifferent to missionaries and the white man's religion, Father Latour felt a superior strength in them.†   (source)
  • To such allowances the ablebodied pauper and his nomadic variant the tramp are equally entitled.†   (source)
  • Philip passed his hand over the picture as if he wanted to feel the houses and the loose habiliments of the nomads.†   (source)
  • These Indians are nomads.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He thought of all those silent, expectant guns, of the suddenly nomadic countryside; he tried to imagine "boilers on stilts" a hundred feet high.†   (source)
  • Two nomadic old maids, dressed up to kill, worked acrimoniously through the bill of fare, whispering to each other with faded lips, wooden-faced and bizarre, like two sumptuous scarecrows.†   (source)
  • I. On my right hand there were lines of fishing stakes resembling a mysterious system of half-submerged bamboo fences, incomprehensible in its division of the domain of tropical fishes, and crazy of aspect as if abandoned forever by some nomad tribe of fishermen now gone to the other end of the ocean; for there was no sign of human habitation as far as the eye could reach.†   (source)
  • Once she had seen a band of nomad robbers in the Sahara, and somehow was reminded of them by this motley outlaw troop.†   (source)
  • The feudal ownership of land did bring dignity, whereas the modern ownership of movables is reducing us again to a nomadic horde.†   (source)
  • They were voyaging across the deserts of the sky, a host of nomads on the march, voyaging high over Ireland, westward bound.†   (source)
  • London was but a foretaste of this nomadic civilisation which is altering human nature so profoundly, and throws upon personal relations a stress greater than they have ever borne before.†   (source)
  • My impression is, that our wonderfully increased and still increasing facilities of locomotion are destined to bring us around again to the nomadic state.†   (source)
  • He raised his head, thought a minute, and began with enthusiasm: "Wild and fearful in his cavern Hid the naked troglodyte, And the homeless nomad wandered Laying waste the fertile plain.†   (source)
  • There was a whisper of the pervading Bohemian character in the nomadic nature of the service and its curious races of plates and dishes; but the noble Refrigerator, infinitely better than plate or porcelain, made it superb.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • They for that reason are called Nomads.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • You are a tribe of nomad herdsmen: we are a mighty people.†   (source)
  • I see a great round wonder rolling through space,
    I see diminute farms, hamlets, ruins, graveyards, jails, factories,
    palaces, hovels, huts of barbarians, tents of nomads upon the surface,
    I see the shaded part on one side where the sleepers are sleeping,
    and the sunlit part on the other side,
    I see the curious rapid change of the light and shade,
    I see distant lands, as real and near to the inhabitants of them as
    my land is to me.†   (source)
  • I see the steppes of Asia,
    I see the tumuli of Mongolia, I see the tents of Kalmucks and Baskirs,
    I see the nomadic tribes with herds of oxen and cows,
    I see the table-lands notch'd with ravines, I see the jungles and deserts,
    I see the camel, the wild steed, the bustard, the fat-tail'd sheep,
    the antelope, and the burrowing wolf
    I see the highlands of Abyssinia,
    I see flocks of goats feeding, and see the fig-tree, tamarind, date,
    And see fields of teff-wheat and places of verdure and gold.†   (source)
  • Unnamed Land
    Nations ten thousand years before these States, and many times ten
    thousand years before these States,
    Garner'd clusters of ages that men and women like us grew up and
    travel'd their course and pass'd on,
    What vast-built cities, what orderly republics, what pastoral tribes
    and nomads,
    What histories, rulers, heroes, perhaps transcending all others,
    What laws, customs, wealth, arts, traditions,
    What sort of marriage, what costumes, what physiology and phrenology,
    What of liberty and slavery among them, what they thought of death
    and the soul,
    Who were witty and wise, who beautiful and poetic, who brutish and†   (source)
  • with unhewn pillars and
    the druids,
    Served the artificial clefts, vast, high, silent, on the
    snow-cover'd hills of Scandinavia,
    Served those who time out of mind made on the granite walls rough
    sketches of the sun, moon, stars, ships, ocean waves,
    Served the paths of the irruptions of the Goths, served the pastoral
    tribes and nomads,
    Served the long distant Kelt, served the hardy pirates of the Baltic,
    Served before any of those the venerable and harmless men of Ethiopia,
    Served the making of helms for the galleys of pleasure and the
    making of those for war,
    Served all great works on land and all great works on the sea,
    For the mediaeval ages and before th†   (source)
  • Old longings nomadic leap,
    Chafing at custom's chain;
    Again from its brumal sleep
    Wakens the ferine strain.   (source)
    nomadic = relating to moving from one place to another
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