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crowded or massed together

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A dozen still remained on the ground when we reached there, huddled together about the scaffold with their backs to the bitter wind.
The Friar, half-drunk, half-sober, had huddled a friar's frock over his green cassock, and now summoning together whatever scraps of learning he had acquired by rote in former days, ``Holy father,'' said he, ``Deus faciat salvam benignitatem vestram You are welcome to the greenwood.
As the water settled, I could see him lying huddled together on the clean, bright sand in the shadow of the vessel's sides.
He had seen grotesque children huddled upon door-steps, and heard shrieks and oaths from gloomy courts.
The moon was sinking behind the hills and the lines of trembling monkeys huddled together on the walls and battlements looked like ragged shaky fringes of things.
Bouncer, very sulky, was huddled up in a corner, barricaded with a chair.
This wise advice was accepted, and the next day the white flag was hauled up, not by the little group of Bell fighters, who were huddled together in a tiny, two-room office, but by the mighty Western Union itself, which had been so arrogant when the encounter began.
Don Quixote, disconcerted and in confusion at her appearance, huddled himself up and well-nigh covered himself altogether with the sheets and counterpane of the bed, tongue-tied, and unable to offer her any civility.
One of these matches I struck, and its dim flame lighted up what appeared to be a huge cave, toward the back of which I discovered a strange, still figure huddled over a tiny bench.
The sun had not yet set; but the shadows of the few trees huddled about the water hole and of his men and their horses stretched far away into the east across the now golden sand.
As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass; and the next moment the fog settled down again upon that part, as brown as umber, and cut him off from his blackguardly surroundings.
White as he was, there was a dangerous glitter in his spectacles; but while he still paused uncertain, he became aware that the driver of his fly was peering in from the street at this unusual scene and caught a glimpse at the same time of our little body from the parlour, huddled by the corner of the bar.
The travellers, huddled close together, could not speak for the cold, intensified by the rapidity at which they were going.
I was sitting below, huddled up, listening with all my ears.
Madame Aubain and the children, huddled at the end of the field, were trying to jump over the ditch.