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Usage examples for eyeshot

  1. I went on, meaning to turn presently; but when the arabeah had taken me beyond eyeshot of Rechid's gate- keeper, an Arab sacca, or water seller, ran forward, striking his musical gong. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. I went crouching with a stealthy step until I came on a level with the window, and then, kneeling on the wet boards of the veranda, I found within eyeshot Brunow, the baroness, Sacovitch, and Constance Pleyel. – In Direst Peril by David Christie Murray
  3. Chris tramped on, keeping his head up, and naturally, as he did not turn towards his rear, he was soon out of eyeshot when the sharp report of a yacht's gun rang out from behind him, the effect being that he turned sharply round to look at the smoke rising half a mile away. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  4. Miss Birks insisted that there must be three " hares", all solemnly pledged to keep well together, and the remaining six, who were to be " hounds", had orders not to outstrip Miss Harding to the extent of getting hopelessly out of eyeshot and earshot. – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  5. For in those times the captive prisoner of war could expect no mercy; indeed, he was fortunate if he was not hung from a gibbet by the leg to die slowly within eyeshot of his friends. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  6. The Colonel, his man, or myself invariably accompanied her or followed her within eyeshot and we hired two or three stalwart Moors, who were always to be near enough to render help if required. – The Passenger from Calais by Arthur Griffiths
  7. I never broke a promise in my life, but even I cannot be expected to keep one indefinitely with a girl like you within eyeshot – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  8. Once beyond eyeshot of the civil guards, I spoke to the girl, taking off my hat politely. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  9. Chapter X. At first we rose to a still greater height, in order more effectually to escape the watchful eyes of our enemies, and then, after having moved rapidly several hundred miles toward the west, we dropped down again within easy eyeshot of the surface of the planet, and commenced our inspection. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  10. Many a vessel had we sighted, but never a one of them, saving the steamer I have mentioned, had approached within eyeshot of our distress signal. – The Honour of the Flag by W. Clark Russell
  11. Have we lived out of eyeshot of the most remarkable mine in the United States and Canada at any time we smoked the trail? – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  12. It is a curious effect of the working of esprit de corps in jails that the prisoners may feel ashamed of such unmanly antics in their warden, especially should strangers be within eyeshot – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne
  13. And though it was merely crossing his line of march, he judged it wiser to get out of eyeshot as speedily as he could. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  14. I was sure that Kendricks would seek her there, far enough beyond eyeshot or earshot of us, and I had no doubt that she was expecting him. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  15. I heard the notes of warning and alarm and approached to within eyeshot – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs