By mediating in favour of the emperor, after the death of Gustavus Adolphus in 1632, he tried to minimize the influence of Sweden in Germany, and did glean some minor advantages.
Can glean from the scanty record of the early chronicles.
I took my time to see what secrets I might glean from their abode.
From Wood's Athenae we glean the details of Airay's college attendance.
In June 1578 he was sent with Lord Cobham to the Netherlands, mainly to glean reliable information on the complicated situation.
Gladys Turnbull was walking the town, trying to glean inspiration from the towering mountains to better describe some celestial landscape.