Gates


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United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)

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The sisters started at the sound, and glancing their eyes around, they saw the white uniforms of the French grenadiers, who had already taken possession of the gates of the fort.
Your efforts will not prevail; for our gates shall for ever deny you admittance.
He said that after the wall-paper was changed it would be the heavy bedstead, and then the barred windows, and then that gate at the head of the stairs, and so on.
Such was the appearance of Ichabod and his steed as they shambled out of the gate of Hans Van Ripper, and it was altogether such an apparition as is seldom to be met with in broad daylight.
In the market, at morning, his eyes were always on the flower-stalls for rare bouquets for her, and the choicest peach or orange was slipped into his pocket to give to her when he came back; and the sight that pleased him most was her sunny head looking out the gate for his distant approach, and her childish questions,--"Well, Uncle Tom, what have you got for me today?
Very well, presently the gates swung open and out filed those women carrying their HUSBANDS on their shoulders.
The fences was made of different kinds of boards, nailed on at dif- ferent times; and they leaned every which way, and had gates that didn't generly have but one hinge -- a leather one.
They were sincere, for like a god he had stretched forth his mighty hand and closed the gates of hell against them.
Not in the same number with your poem about the golden gates that close behind us when we leave school?
Just as I got into the woods, he came up and told me to stop my cart, and that he would teach me how to trifle away my time, and break gates.
I do not often walk this way now," said Emma, as they proceeded, "but then there will be an inducement, and I shall gradually get intimately acquainted with all the hedges, gates, pools and pollards of this part of Highbury.
I will not say that I am disappointed, my dear sister," said John, as they were walking together one morning before the gates of Delaford House, "THAT would be saying too much, for certainly you have been one of the most fortunate young women in the world, as it is.
From this window were visible the porter's lodge and the carriage- road, and just as I had dissolved so much of the silver-white foliage veiling the panes as left room to look out, I saw the gates thrown open and a carriage roll through.
The brewery buildings had a little lane of communication with it, and the wooden gates of that lane stood open, and all the brewery beyond, stood open, away to the high enclosing wall; and all was empty and disused.
I walked slowly through the gates, but when I was without the gates the anguish that took me because of my burnt hand was more than I could bear.