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His eye was fascinated in turn by the sheen of jewelry and stained glass ; and, though he soon left Toorenvliet for the workshops of Gerard Dou and Abraham van den Tempel, he acquired the Leiden fijnschilder manner over the Amsterdam finish of the disciples of Rembrandt.
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It was not merely that flies were crawling over his face but his narrowed eyelids did not blink when the flies crawled into his eye sockets.
From high in the tree, the whole block lay within range of the eye, but the ground was almost nowhere visible.
What was only a vague suspicion in the case of Sherlock Holmes now appears as a direct accusation: the private eye is in danger of turning into his opposite.
There was, of course, more to the portrait of a lady you carried in your mind's eye than the sine qua non of her virtue.
His coat trimmed in sable, diamond stars of the Orders of Saints Andrew or George agleam, he was often prone to sit sulkily, eye downcast, in a Scheherazade trance.
He told me that he had a big newt and a little newt and that he was transplanting a big eye of the big newt onto the little newt and a little eye of the little newt onto the big newt.
He was then noting that the big eye on the little newt hung back until the little eye had grown up to it, while the little eye on the big newt grew rapidly until it was as big as the other.
He was crouched over his anvil in the courtyard getting his chisels into trim, when a splinter of steel flew into his eye and imbedded itself in his pupil.
Inside, carefully packed in straw, were six eggs, but the eye of a poultry psychologist was required to detect what scientifically valuable specimentalia lay inside ; ;
It was a fine broody hen, white, with a maternal eye and a striking abundance of feathers in the under region of the abdomen.
It was Giselle, the fille de chambre, come to clean the room, and while she stood before him with ears pricked up and regard all curiosity, explaining her errand, Alex could see from the corner of his eye the doctor doing all he could to calm the displeased bird.
This was going to be it now, any second, and what he had to remember was to keep his eye on the razor, no matter what, even if Roberts should feint with a kick to the groin, the deadly hand was his exclusive concern.
On the right window, at eye level, in smaller print but also in gold, was Gonzalez, Prop., and under that, Se Habla Espanol.
eye and fascinated
She commissioned some of her artist and designer friends to embellish Mottisfont, always with an eye on its history, which fascinated her.
Like Harnett, Powers is fascinated with common everyday objects — books, seashells, bottles, and teapots — and she renders them in a manner so lifelike they ‘ fool the eye ’ of the viewer, almost leading the viewer to believe that the objects themselves are present on the canvas.
Like Harnett, Powers is fascinated with common everyday objects — books seashells, bottles, and teapots — and she renders them in a manner so lifelike they ‘ fool the eye ’ of the viewer, almost leading the viewer to believe that the objects themselves are present on the canvas.
eye and turn
Guns are subject to strict regulation from the Greek government, yet the authorities turn a blind eye, accepting gun possession as their tradition.
The army and police are alleged to be complicit and turn a blind eye to drug shipments from Latin America.
Puccini had eloped with his former piano student, the married Elvira Gemignani, and Ricordi's associates were willing to turn a blind eye to his life style as long as he was successful.
The digressions can be understood to cover two themes: an account of the history of the entire known world as governed by the principle of reciprocity ( or what today might be more commonly called an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth and one good turn deserves another ); and an account of the many astonishing reports and sights gained by the author during his extensive travels.
The guards had been ordered in advance to turn a blind eye to such behaviour, and soon the potatoes had all been " stolen " and Kapodistrias ' plan to introduce them to Greece had succeeded.
By 1938, they had all become wealthy men, but their wealth was dependent on Hitler ’ s continuing goodwill and willingness to turn a blind eye to their corruption.
She concluded that lucid dreams were a category of experience quite distinct from ordinary dreams, and predicted that they would turn out to be associated with rapid eye movement sleep ( REM sleep ).
Many mathematicians feel that to call their area a science is to downplay the importance of its aesthetic side, and its history in the traditional seven liberal arts ; others feel that to ignore its connection to the sciences is to turn a blind eye to the fact that the interface between mathematics and its applications in science and engineering has driven much development in mathematics.
They must tack ( turn the boat through the eye of the wind ) back and forth in order to progress directly upwind ( see below Beating or " Working ").
The latter is a direct order to the helmsman to push the tiller hard to the leeward side of the boat making the bow of the boat come up and quickly turn through the eye of the wind to prevent the boat being caught in irons.
Indeed, the former president was arrested and charged with several counts of embezzlement and corruption, firmly quashing initial fears that President Mwanawasa would turn a blind eye to the allegations of his predecessor's improprieties.
As the film is the sole source of most people's knowledge of Schindler, he is generally perceived much as Spielberg's film depicts him: as a man who was instinctively driven by profit-driven amorality, but who at some point made a silent but conscious decision that preserving the lives of his Jewish employees was imperative, even if requiring massive payments to induce Nazis to turn a blind eye.
He agreed to turn a blind eye to an invasion by sea, but made it clear that he would disavow them and confiscate all their English lands should Balliol and his friends fail.
Though at first an enthusiastic champion of Wagner's music, Nietzsche ultimately became hostile, viewing the festival and its revellers as symptom of cultural decay and bourgeois decadence — an event which led him to turn his eye upon the moral values esteemed by society as a whole-" Nietzsche clearly preferred to see Bayreuth fail than succeed by mirroring a society gone wrong.
Simultaneously, French and English governors tended to turn a blind eye to the buccaneers ' depredations against the Spanish, even when unlicensed.
Other cases wherein the meaning is polysemous, however, may turn out to be more metaphorical, e. g., eye as in the eye of the needle.
One plot turn in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale hinges on Bond's belief that terrorist financer Le Chiffre must hide an eye twitch when he bluffs.
However, repeated violations of the rules sometimes turned some of the counselors apathetic ; without choice, they often had to turn a blind eye to inappropriate minor misdeeds as the sheer volume of these violations became simply unmanageable.
In the series, the Corinthian displays his talent for possessing the bodies of the living, a process which causes the possessed body's hair to turn white and the eye sockets to bleed as the eyes are replaced ( possibly eaten ) by the Corinthian's teeth.
This results in increased convexity of the lens which in turn increases the optical power of the eye.
When everyone is enjoying the Feast, a huge global concert, the Switch Doctor will turn everybody's third eye on, ushering in a New Age on Earth.