A child, playing in some weeds, caught sight
of her as she neared the quarters.
We had hardly turned on the common, when we caught sight
again of the green habit flying on before us.
I was so overcome with joy at this sight
that I forgot all the old man had told me, and cried out, "Allah be praised
Says the old ballad--it was a seemly sight
to see how Robin Hood himself had dressed, and all his yeomanry.
Yet for the sake of the young and inexperienced, who may perchance infer -- from the two simple instances I have given above, of the manner in which I should recognize my Father and my Sons -- that Recognition by sight
is an easy affair, it may be needful to point out that in actual life most of the problems of Sight
Recognition are far more subtle and complex.
was awe-inspiring in the extreme as one contemplated this mighty floating funeral pyre, drifting unguided and unmanned through the lonely wastes of the Martian heavens; a derelict of death and destruction, typifying the life story of these strange and ferocious creatures into whose unfriendly hands fate had carried it.
Then he would enjoy their consternation at sight
of a naked white boy trapped in the war togs of a black warrior and roaming the jungle with only a great ape as his companion.
In another second it had lifted a bar of white aluminium into sight
, untarnished as yet, and shining dazzlingly, and deposited it in a growing stack of bars that stood at the side of the pit.
There is the same type of antithesis in both cases; for just as blindness is opposed to sight
, so is being blind opposed to having sight
The taking of Departure, if not the last sight
of the land, is, perhaps, the last professional recognition of the land on the part of a sailor.
IT was a sight
that some people remembered better even than their own sorrows--the sight
in that grey clear morning, when the fatal cart with the two young women in it was descried by the waiting watching multitude, cleaving its way towards the hideous symbol of a deliberately inflicted sudden death.
The current of the river, however, was in his favor; having made a portage at the grand rapid, the canoes met with no further obstruction, and, on the afternoon of the 15th of February, swept round an intervening cape, and came in sight
of the infant settlement of Astoria.