There was another interesting set of statistics that a person might have gathered
in Packingtown--those of the various afflictions of the workers.
up her baby once more; but when her eye fell upon its miserably short little gray tow-linen shirt and noted the contrast between its pauper shabbiness and her own volcanic eruption of infernal splendors, her mother-heart was touched, and she was ashamed.
I brought the last here - and you gathered
them, as a magpie gathers silver spoons, for the mere love of stealing
They have gathered
their strength indeed," said Galazi.
He was now, I gathered
, living partly on his pension, and spoke of this daughter married, this daughter in service here, and that daughter in service there, one son settled in London and another in the States, with something of a patriarchal pride, with the independent air too of a man who could honestly say to himself that, with few advantages from fortune, having had, so to say, to work his passage, every foot and hour of it, across those twenty-two thousand miles and those sixty-seven years, he had made a thoroughly creditable job of his life.
So he gathered
his family round him, and said his last words to them.
Most of the spectators had gathered
in one or two groups --one a little crowd towards Woking, the other a knot of people in the direction of Chobham.
She has gathered
with her lily fingers A lily fair and rare to see.
round the ghost of the son of Peleus, and the ghost of Agamemnon joined them, sorrowing bitterly.
At length the Queen came forth, and her subjects gathered
round her, and while the flowers bowed their heads, and the trees hushed their rustling, the Fairies sang their morning hymn to the Father of birds and blossoms, who had made the earth so fair a home for them.
Yet I noted, and was glad to note, evidence of a far deeper feeling than mere friendly regard, in her meeting with Arthur though this was, as I gathered
, an almost daily occurrence--and the conversation between them, in which the Earl and I were only occasional sharers, had an ease and a spontaneity rarely met with except between very old friends: and, as I knew that they had not known each other for a longer period than the summer which was now rounding into autumn, I felt certain that 'Love,' and Love alone, could explain the phenomenon.
Now the Trojans when they had come out of the fight, unyoked their horses and gathered
in assembly before preparing their supper.
He has already turned his state-room into a museum of worthless trumpery, which he has gathered
up in his travels.
He looked a little lost, in his large soft hat and loose, pale clothes, amongst the fashionable throng that had gathered
for the private view.
All the air was cool and fresh; the harvests were gathered
home, the young birds were full fledged, the hops were plucked, and apples were ripe.