And what most men believe now is that Macpherson did really gather
from among the people of the Highlands many scraps of ancient poetry and tales, but that he added to them and put them together in such a way as to make them beautiful and touching.
Thus all night long did the Myrmidons gather round Achilles to mourn Patroclus.
He ran a ditch of dark metal all round it, and fenced it with a fence of tin; there was only one path to it, and by this the vintagers went when they would gather the vintage.
She began to muse; she was trying to gather
out of her memory the dim particulars of some tale she had heard some time or other.
Many are your temples and wooded groves, and all peaks and towering bluffs of lofty mountains and rivers flowing to the sea are dear to you, Phoebus, yet in Delos do you most delight your heart; for there the long robed Ionians gather in your honour with their children and shy wives: mindful, they delight you with boxing and dancing and song, so often as they hold their gathering.
But guard you my temple and receive the tribes of men that gather to this place, and especially show mortal men my will, and do you keep righteousness in your heart.
Let us gather
tundra grass and thatch the roof," Maud said.
I found now I had business enough to gather
and carry home; and I resolved to lay up a store as well of grapes as limes and lemons, to furnish myself for the wet season, which I knew was approaching.
A RATTLESNAKE came home to his brood and said: "My children, gather
about and receive your father's last blessing, and see how a Christian dies.
Ay, and twice Galazi charged with such as he could gather, and twice he checked the Halakazi rush, throwing them into confusion, till at length company was mixed with company and regiment with regiment.
The Halakazi also saw and heard, and strove to gather themselves together to meet the rush.
I brought the last here - and you gathered
them, as a magpie gathers
silver spoons, for the mere love of stealing