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The gage had been thrown down to Andrew, and he dared not pick it up.
I flung my gauntlet of buffalo-hide at his feet in gage of battle.
Even Samuel Adams, so reasoned the advisers of Gage, might be bought.
There never has been proof that Gage endeavored to seize either them or Warren.
Gage and his advisers, "greatly puzzled," also watched the crystallizing of opinion.
Gage knew too well that others of the companies were thoroughly disaffected.
But Gage was endeavoring to salve his smart and conceal his own shame.
As to what should best be done, Gage had no idea; Burgoyne, however, was ready with a plan.
But at last news came to Gage on which he felt compelled to act.
Some day Gage was bound to strike at Concord, and for that day the Whigs were ready.
"pledge," c.1300, from Old French gage "pledge (of battle), security, guarantee" (11c.), from Frankish *wadja-, from Proto-Germanic *wadi- (see wed). Italian gaggio, Spanish and Portuguese gage are French loan-words. The verb is late 15c., from French gager. Related: Gaged, gaging.