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It soon became apparent that we had been sighted by those on shore, for a great multitude of warriors had congregated along the beach watching us.
It was time, indeed, for our conference to terminate; for, when I glanced around, behold all the boarders (the day-scholars had departed) were congregated within a yard or two of my desk, and stood staring with eyes and mouths wide open; the three maitresses formed a whispering knot in one corner, and, close at my elbow, was the directress, sitting on a low chair, calmly clipping the tassels of her finished purse.
The whole seven of this forlorn fraternity of adventurers, thus accidentally congregated on the banks of Snake River, were making arrangements once more to cross the mountains, when some Indian scouts brought word of the approach of the little band headed by John Reed.
FILE - al-Mukkatam city police station, where crowds congregated in protest of 22-old Afroto's death CAIRO -- 6 January 2018: Crowds of residents congregated outside the police station of al-Mukkatam city, Northern of Cairo, where a 22 year-old man nicknamed Afroto was allegedly killed by security forces on Friday.
Then they all congregated into a ball and started to settle down."
Police say that groups have in the past congregated around the Heulaugh Park shops area.
At full-time a number of fans stayed behind after the final whistle and congregated in the Ninian Stand to continue the protest.
The GSMA, the organiser of Mobile World Congress, was forced to close the main gates to the trade show on Wednesday 29 as thousands of student protesters congregated in Plaza Espanya, the area of Barcelona where the show is located.
Ahead of the final game of the season at home game against Stoke City, hundreds of fans congregated outside the ground holding placards with the words "Go" aimed at the Glazer family which owns the club.
Summary: More than 50,000 music fans congregated in London for the first day of the Wireless festival.
It is intended to irritate, rather than hurt its targets, in order to disperse them from an area they have congregated in and where they may be causing annoyance.