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Usage examples for eyeshot

  1. 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
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
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