gather to (oneself)

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gather to (oneself)

To move someone or something closer to oneself. The mother gathered her crying child to herself. I gathered my books to myself and left the library.
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gather someone or something to oneself

to draw someone or something to oneself. The hen gathered her chicks to herself. Harry gathered the poker chips to himself.
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References in classic literature ?
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.
"We'll have a stall at Fell Gather to explain how some of these traditions work today and the challenges facing farmers as the numbers of sheep and farmers decline." The 10 sheep were made by Linda Cameron of Hannalin Crafts, using
At still-popular events, readers gather to hear an author talk about their book and the writing life, purchase books and get them autographed.
At today's international powwows, all practicing indigenous nations gather to share their ways of tradition ill the sacred circle.
These journeys through Gay Culture USA have filled me with a sense of optimism for our tribe's community-based arts, the people who make it happen, and the diverse audiences who gather to be challenged, emboldened, and mirrored.
Link: Thirty Anglican provinces gather to discuss evangelism
Men and women gather to take up and carry out the mission of the church.