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He afterwards gathered the books and hurled them on the fire.
Many 's the night I've heard the windows rattling with the good company gathered round him.
Now as soon as the little boy had eaten all the food which his sister had left him, he went out into the woods, and gathered berries and dug up roots, and while the sun shone he was contented and had his fill.
But when the flames of heaven had done their work, we gathered your white bones at daybreak and laid them in ointments and in pure wine.
No drooping stem or withered leaf tells of any evil thought within their fragrant bosoms, and thus from the fairest of their race have they gathered this sweet dew, as a token of their gratitude to one whose tenderness and care have kept them pure and happy; and this, the loveliest of their sisters, have I brought to place among the Fairy flowers that never pass away.
the old man said to himself, dreamily, when the children had finished their rather confused account of the Ambassador's visit, gathered no doubt from general report, as they had not seen him themselves.
He set the bellows away from the fire, and gathered his tools into a silver chest.
He got all those pebbles on the sea shore, abreast the ship, but professes to have gathered them from one of our party.
Philip gathered that Lawson's chief grievance was that the rupture had come in the middle of a portrait he was painting.
In some booths there was dancing to merry music, in others flowed ale and beer, and in others yet again sweet cakes and barley sugar were sold; and sport was going outside the booths also, where some minstrel sang ballads of the olden time, playing a second upon the harp, or where the wrestlers struggled with one another within the sawdust ring, but the people gathered most of all around a raised platform where stout fellows played at quarterstaff.
But not listening to what Firhoff was saying, he was gazing now at the sovereign and now at the men intending to dance who had not yet gathered courage to enter the circle.
In the banquet hall to-night were gathered only old and trusted friends, so here Ozma was herself--a mere girl.