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  • People congregated outside of City Hall to protest.
  • It was in the quiet at the end of the day, when we began to congregate in the open space before climbing into our caves.
    London, Jack  --  Before Adam
  • About nineteen people congregated during the time it took for Norman Strick to walk up to the Courthouse and blow the whistle for the volunteer fire department.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Bean Trees
  • there was a sudden deep of seven hundred fathoms where all sorts of fish congregated
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea

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  • When he finished, the guys turned and started to congregate at the mouth of the tunnel, their voices alive with excitement.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • Jem painted his car bright black, achieved the effect of whitewalled tires with more paint, kept his conveyance polished to perfection, and motored to Abbottsville every Friday evening in quiet dignity, oblivious to the fact that his car sounded like an oversized coffee mill, and that wherever he went hound dogs tended to congregate in large numbers.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Not many people were over there—most seemed to congregate in the middle lanes—but Thomas spotted Newt immediately despite the poor lighting.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • In the distance, on the other side of the lake, the cattle congregated near the bank were huddled together, their white chests flashing in the darkness.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • It was the space where the women congregated, so the original label seemed more practical, I supposed.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • A few other people are jumping down from the landing, congregating behind the first three strangers.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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  • The women of Spal Bandi had a beautiful spot on top of the mountain where only they could congregate to chat about their everyday lives.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Not knowing what else to do with ourselves, we drifted after her and congregated around the door, which had been left open a crack.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • In the distance, he could see wild horses congregating near the dunes of Shackleford Banks, and as he watched them, he reached for his sandwich.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • They congregate and pluck someone out of the crowd.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • But the spinal region is where many of our nerves congregate before sending messages up to our brains.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • That butchery business was long ago; surely by now the sharks would be out of the habit of congregating here.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • At night, more often than not, they would congregate in the dark beyond her window and laugh about her.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • Papa and the men who lived on the ranch would congregate below her window, their rich, sweet voices singing Las Martanitas, the birthday song.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • We ran into the building and congregated around the double doors in the back.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • One of my duties as a teacher that year was to patrol that part of the campus where the black students congregated.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Often in the afternoons perfume-smelling women with shopping bags dropped by for coffee and tea; in the evenings, couples dressed for dinner congregated over wine and fizzy water in the living room, where the flower arrangements were delivered every week from a swanky Madison Avenue florist and the newest issues of Architectural Digest and the New Yorker were fanned just so on the coffee table.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Everyone congregated in the entrance atrium.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • I was vaguely aware of a mechanical voice instructing people to congregate in yellow zones.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • He and his groupmates congregated by the tables in front of the Auditorium and took their packaged food.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • Thomas had almost reached the front door of the shack and the small group of boys congregating there when he was hit by a sudden and surprise rush of anger.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Between classes, Louie, Jordan, and their friends congregated near the administration building, sitting at the foot of the statue of Tommy Trojan, the symbol of USC.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • He hates our sacred nation; and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, my bargains, and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • Every traveller on the train seemed to be congregated outside the door.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • There all hands were already congregated.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • They’ll be able to sit out here, on summer nights, and congregate here after church.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • It’s just that it’s very difficult for a large number of wizards to congregate without attracting Muggle attention.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • There is no place to dart into or congregate.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • I’d been thinking we were going to the big plaza or the kitchen–the usual places for congregating.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Come November, as the weather turns cold across the rest of the country, some five thousand snowbirds and drifters and sundry vagabonds congregate in this otherworldly setting to live on the cheap under the sun.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The sparks congregated at trauma points, sinking into the skin.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • After we first arrived, the children congregated outside our house each and every morning, which confused us.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • During a hostage situation involving a bomb, thousands had congregated outside the building to witness the outcome.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • They congregated round me; the unstained snowy mountain-top, the glittering pinnacle, the pine woods, and ragged bare ravine, the eagle, soaring amidst the clouds—they all gathered round me and bade me be at peace.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The French, retreating in 1812—though according to tactics they should have separated into detachments to defend themselves—congregated into a mass because the spirit of the army had so fallen that only the mass held the army together.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Their parents congregate beneath, holding the hands of younger siblings and pointing to various marvels appearing in front of them.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • The boys brought rods, which I smeared over, and made them place among the upper branches, where the fruit was plentiful, and the birds most congregated.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • On the beach, a few remaining families were congregated on towels near the water, along with a couple of sand castles about to be swept away in the rising tide.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Even as he spoke, people congregated on the edge of the field, staring at what was left of the Ra’zac’s camp and the dead soldier.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • When night fell, they congregated in the darkness with flashlights, continuing their macabre vigil at the bomb line in brooding entreaty as though hoping to move the ribbon up by the collective weight of their sullen prayers.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The house-elf kept appearing wherever they were congregated, his muttering becoming more and more offensive as he attempted to remove anything he could from the rubbish sacks.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He has had most favourable and happy speed: Tempests themselves, high seas, and howling winds, The gutter’d rocks, and congregated sands,— Traitors ensteep’d to clog the guiltless keel,— As having sense of beauty, do omit Their mortal natures, letting go safely by The divine Desdemona.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • There is fear in the hate and impatience which impels the action of the mob congregated upon the streets beyond that window!
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • They stopped asking the front desk at the Sterling Inn why their cell phones didn’t work and instead congregated in the parking lot of the Mobil station, the point of highest elevation in town, where they could get a minimal signal.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • The few boys who have stayed behind with Jose have again congregated around the car.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
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