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old gate

old gate in the Bible

one of the gates in the north wall of Jerusalem, so called because built by the Jebusites (Neh. 3:6; 12:39).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • One time I passed the old gate, going out of my way, on a journey to Gimmerton.

    Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
  • It was the last time the old gate of The Poplars was to open or close for him.

    The Guardian Angel Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • She passed down the steps and through the garden toward the cedar wood which led to the old gate on the narrow road.

    Lewis Rand Mary Johnston
  • It did not grieve me any to notice that the old gate was getting a little shaky.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Hers is the fairy tale that Cousin Kate told me, about an old gate near here.

    The Gate of the Giant Scissors Annie Fellows Johnston
  • He pushed open the old gate and came slowly up to the house.

    Nobody's Boy Hector Malot
  • The present one was built in 1849, on the site of the old gate of the drawbridge.

  • The barker is full to the muzzle; let's blow the old gate open.

    The Countess of Charny Alexandre Dumas (pere)
  • Softly, he pushed open the old gate, as he might have pushed open the door of a church.

    The Eyes of the World Harold Bell Wright
  • Flying along the grass as softly as a lapwing, he reached the old gate.

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