1 He could glean nothing from their faces; they might as well have been of stone.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER LII
2 Permissibly we may suppose that his wife succeeded in gleaning from him few details of the fair.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
3 Moreover, I have never gleaned anywhere but where every one else was gleaning; and, had I not done so, others would have gleaned in my place.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
4 A visit to the boy suggested itself as a means of gleaning new particulars; though it might be quite unproductive.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
5 He seemed to know, and he sometimes said in covert words, that some one had gleaned certain information in a certain district about a family which had disappeared.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—VAGUE FLASHES ON THE HORIZON