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Gates

1. Bill, full name William Henry Gates. born 1955, US computer-software executive; founder (1976) of Microsoft Corporation
2. Henry Louis. born 1950, US scholar and critic, who pioneered African-American studies in such works as Figures in Black (1987)
3. Horatio. ?1728--1806, American Revolutionary general: defeated the British at Saratoga (1777)

Gates

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Mavra Kuzminichna opened the gate and an officer of eighteen, with the round face of a Rostov, entered the yard.
You may know that the gates are fast locked, for this morning, to all who would come in, although they let any pass out who will."
"Yes, from prison, perhaps, but not from the town; you will see, Van Deken, that the poor fellow will find the gate closed against him which he hoped to find open."
Like a bitterly angry croaking ran the sound through the long corridors when the leaves of the gate opened: ungraciously did this bird cry, unwillingly was it awakened.
He came presently to a small gate beside which was a low building and before the doorway of the building a warrior standing guard.
Then she, the Inkosazana, pointed with the rod of ivory to the gates of ivory; but still they stood before her, not moving.
Then the Guardian of the Gates put on his own glasses and told them he was ready to show them to the Palace.
So the girl passed through the gates, bearing a white flag to show she was on a mission of peace, and came to Glinda's tent.
She was advancing with wide eyes fixed upon the city gate. He looked in the direction of her gaze, but saw nothing.
The eagle let go her hold; she did not succeed in taking it home to her little ones, and so will it be--with ourselves; even though by a mighty effort we break through the gates and wall of the Achaeans, and they give way before us, still we shall not return in good order by the way we came, but shall leave many a man behind us whom the Achaeans will do to death in defence of their ships.
"The bird that found us has flown to the gate to warn the guard."
He had managed to coax old Brus, the gardener, into letting him have the key to the little postern gate on the plea that he wished to indulge in a midnight escapade, hinting broadly of a fair lady who was to be the partner of his adventure, and, what was more to the point with Brus, at the same time slipping a couple of golden zecchins into the gardener's palm.