Sentence Examples

  • It drains four-tenths of South America, and it gathers its waters from 5° N.
  • I would rather sit in the open air, for no dust gathers on the grass, unless where man has broken ground.
  • In a non-literary age fame gathers about great names; and that which, ex hypothesi, has gone on since the beginning of things is naturally attributed to the founders of the society.
  • The western and larger species gathers its food, consisting chiefly of sea-weeds and shellfish, on rocks at low water; but it is also known to eat birds' eggs.
  • Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.