National Geographic : 1952 Apr
555 4+ A Lantern Lights the Shepherd's Way Mares and donkeys drawing the wagons are good-tem pered and steady. To avoid trampling the sheep, they halt automatically when the flock stops. Beside his gray mare stands Jean Chemin, sheep raiser. + Anxious Eyes Watch for the Pot to Boil Regular diet of shepherds is thick soup, lard, ham, and codfish roasted under ashes. Rashers of bacon, French bread, and coffee round out their meals. Dogs eat polenta, a thick, yellowish mush.