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After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
We flocked round the duke, and hailed his first conquest as a promise of perpetual success.
Not that that was very material, because all sorts and conditions of men flocked to the countess' evening parties.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
The Jews flocked from all parts to assist in the work; but the combined forces were obliged to desist from the attempt.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
When, at length, the smoke of the “big brother” was observed drawing near, the people flocked in hundreds to the piers and cliffs.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
All sorts flocked to him, finding it easier and cheaper to rob than to work and be robbed.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
To the Market House flocked the Welsh farmers, their bales of cloth being borne to the town on the backs of hardy ponies.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
As the day approached the excitement became intense; yachtsmen and sportsmen flocked to New York from all parts of the country.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
The boys all flocked round him, and received the intelligence with unmitigated pleasure.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Up and to the office, where strange to see how Sir W. Pen is flocked to by people of all sorts against his going to sea.
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