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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Gather
 
  Gathered like ants.
            —Anonymous
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  Gather like a locust’s crew.
            —Lord Byron
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  Gather like night-dew.
            —Lord Byron
  3
  Like a morning mist it gathered.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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  Gathers like a tide.
            —Christopher Pitt
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                Gather,
Like flocks of clouds in spring’s delightful weather.
            —Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Gathering … As broken breakers rally and roar
The loud wind down that drives off shore.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Gather … like flies in the sun.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings.
            —New Testament
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  Gathered as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again.
            —Old Testament
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