Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Ask the poor fisherman at the gates, who has been to him as a brother; and he will answer 'Anaxagoras.'

The lower classes of tradesmen were generally placed near the gates.

And while he slept the gates were closing and barring the way.

The gates stand open, and there are three thousand of them within the walls.

The gates were closed, and not a man was to be seen on the battlements.

Your efforts will not prevail; for our gates shall for ever deny you admittance.

"Sit here 'til the gates is open," he added, as he sat down.

He watched the light disappear from the little windows at the top of the gates!

And now his purgatory was at an end, and of a sudden the gates of joy were open.

Now the stones are fallen; its towers are broken; its gates are open.