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Here there are extensive heaths, with a few clumps of old Scotch firs on the distant hill-tops: within the last ten years large spaces have been enclosed, and self-sown firs are now springing up in multitudes, so close together that all cannot live.
You will find the other rock lie lower, but they are so close together that there is not more than a bow-shot between them.
He waved his persuasive napkin to one of the two chairs placed close together at the table.
We sat down close together on the bank, entirely in consequence of our despair at not finding a good fishing-place.
All around the circular space were built rock houses, set close together, each with a door in the front wall.
I reckon that's why you and Leslie can't get real close together in your souls.
They were almost close together before either of them knew anything of the other's approach.
They had drawn close together during the previous whispering, and now hastily separated and were rather awkwardly endeavouring to exchange some casual remarks in their usual tone, when strange footsteps were heard without, and fresh company entered.
Ere long they came to the lofty dwelling of the son of Peleus for which the Myrmidons had cut pine and which they had built for their king; when they had built it they thatched it with coarse tussock-grass which they had mown out on the plain, and all round it they made a large courtyard, which was fenced with stakes set close together.
When they were got together, they first quenched the fire with wine wherever it was burning, and then his brothers and comrades with many a bitter tear gathered his white bones, wrapped them in soft robes of purple, and laid them in a golden urn, which they placed in a grave and covered over with large stones set close together.
It ran directly across the road and enclosed a small forest of tall trees, set close together.
On the front wall, two works on paper, executed exclusively in black and white, were placed very close together so that they seemed surrounded by empty space.