Citations:garner

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English citations of garner

  • c. 1897, w:Xenophon, w:Hellenica, page 257, translation by H. G. Dakyns, Macmillan and Co., 1897, original work c. 355 BC.
    ... setting the towers and all ablaze, bringing up sheaves of corn and grass — an ample harvesting, as luck would have it, garnered off the citadel itself
  • 1953, Maksim Gorky, Autobiography of Maxim Gorky: My Childhood. In the World. My Universities, page 231
    I picked another pair and garnered four more kopecks. But there my luck ran out, and I lost my next three bets.
  • 1996, Daphne Marlatt, Taken, page 84
    ... she garnered compliments on her daughter's mass of Shirley Temple curls.
  • 2005, Emily Baker, Luck of the Devil, page 102
    Too few coins on the table made the game look staged, too many at stake garnered too much attention from the other patrons.
  • 2006, Gabrielle Langdon, Medici Women: Portraits of Power, Love, and Betrayal from the Court of Duke ..., page 10
    ... vivacious daughter-in-law, whose beauty garnered admirers and led her psychotic Medici husband to kill her;