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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of upgather.


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  • But he had never seen it so swollen and threatening and he had never heard its hissing sound upgathered into such a booming roar as now greeted them.

    Six Feet Four Jackson Gregory 1912

  • Dropping her head to her upgathered knees, her body rocking stormily, moaning a little, she broke off.

    Wolf Breed Jackson Gregory 1912

  • For in the stages of wider consciousness beyond this transient physical phase he saw all loved ones joined and safe, as separate words upgathered each to each in the parent sentence that explains them, the sentence in the paragraph, the paragraph in the whole grand story all achieved -- and so at length into the eternal library of God that consummates the whole.

    The Centaur Algernon Blackwood 1910

  • The woman whispered to the child, and the latter ran to the cabin, filled her upgathered skirts with the loaves of her mother's baking, and came back to the group upon the knoll beneath the sugar-tree.

    Audrey Mary Johnston 1903

  • With suddenness the fog parted, was upgathered with swiftness by the great golden sun.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston 1903

  • They were the Louisiana Tigers, Wheat's Battalion, upgathered from levee and wharf and New Orleans purlieu, among many of a better cast, not lacking rufflers and bravos, soldiers of fortune whom

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston 1903

  • The trooper, floating free upon the down-stream side, one hand on mane, or knees upgathered, and carbine held high, squatting in the saddle on the crossed stirrups, kept up a stream of encouragement -- soft words, pet names, cooing mention of sugar (little enough in the commissariat!) and of apples.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston 1903

  • They spake these words and straightaway the tent upgathered then,

    The Lay of the Cid ca. 1043-1099 Cid 1071


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