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The girls were crowned with garlands, while the young men had daggers of gold that hung by silver baldrics; sometimes they would dance deftly in a ring with merry twinkling feet, as it were a potter sitting at his work and making trial of his wheel to see whether it will run, and sometimes they would go all in line with one another, and much people was gathered joyously about the green.
Happy sounds were heard in his once lonely home, and bright faces gathered round his knee, and listened tenderly while he strove to tell them all the good that gentleness and love had done for him.
With gentle caresses and most tender words the loving Elves gathered about the child, and, with Rose-Leaf by her side, they led her through the palace, and along green, winding paths, till Eva saw what seemed a wall of flowers rising before her, while the air was filled with the most fragrant odors, and the low, sweet music as of singing blossoms.
Eva looked, and saw from every flower a tiny form come forth to welcome the Elves, who all, save Rose-Leaf, had flown above the wall, and were now scattering dew upon the flowers' bright leaves and talking gayly with the Spirits, who gathered around them, and seemed full of joy that they had come.
Now, ere we say farewell," said the Queen, as they gathered nearer to the child, "tell me, dear Eva, what among all our Fairy gifts will make you happiest, and it shall be yours.
While they were thus busy getting their dinner ready, Rumour went round the town, and noised abroad the terrible fate that had befallen the suitors; as soon, therefore, as the people heard of it they gathered from every quarter, groaning and hooting before the house of Ulysses.
Many 's the night I've heard the windows rattling with the good company gathered round him.
A statement by Turkish Confederation of Labor Unions (Turk-Is) said on Friday that chairpersons of labor unions Turk-Is, Hak-Is, DISK, Memur-Sen, KESK, TMMOB, TTB, TEB, TUED, TURMOB gathered at Turk-Is HQ in Ankara on Thursday.
2 : a group of things that have been gathered <A collection of tools cluttered the garage.
Upon completion of both the CVGG gathering pipeline and the Enterprise-owned line, natural gas on the CVGG gathering pipeline will be delivered to Enterprise at the interconnect, where it will be gathered into Enterprise's Meeker gas-processing facility.
gather in the gathering-we and, as gathered, they are elevated to places
About 1,600 Lutheran youth--and a few Anglicans--from across Canada gathered at the Convention Centre here Aug.