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When Kata's husband, the ineffectual Tikhon, is being sent on a business trip by his domineering mother, the despotic widow Kabanikha, she orders the household to foregather and witness the humiliating obeisances and promises she extracts from the hapless spouses.
And so impossible of conquest and so insoluble, at that time, did the difficulties and secrets of Beethoven's last quartets still seem to be, that only these enthusiastic young men had been willing to foregather to dare an attempt, while older and more famous players declared that the work could not be performed.
Even if the CLS movement dies, -- in the sense, for example, that people who call themselves Crits cease to foregather as such -- we still must ask whether, and how much, such a way of thinking has enriched or sharpened our knowledge of the law, our own personal jurisprudence.
The attached pair ignore each other in public; they foregather in private" (73).
The erstwhile coaching inn where cereologists now foregather while waiting to see the circles before their eyes lies roughly in the centre of this area, close to Silbury Hill.
But if he demands a right to obtain the books and pictures he wants in the market, and to foregather in public places-discreet, if you will, but accessible to all-with others who share his tastes, then to grant him his right is to affect the world about the rest of us, and to impinge on other privacies.
Tregillus quoted in "Farmers Foregather Here to Consider matters of Vital Importance to Them," Calgary News-Telegram, January 22, 1913.