Usage examples for eyesight

  1. I know by my own mother, Thyone, what you women are, though I was only seven years old when I was bereft of her by the same powers that you call good and wise, and who have also robbed me of my eyesight my friend, and all else that was dear. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. We think it was in consequence of this fine work that our dear mother lost her eyesight – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  3. Barbara, I swear that I am innocent; I swear I was not present when the man was murdered; I swear that from my own positive knowledge, my eyesight I know no more who did it than you. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  4. There's nothing the matter with Jim's eyesight – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  5. He decided that by not observing, not thinking, not feeling, about the circumstances of the household into which Fate had thrown him, he would best be able- probably it was the one way- to keep himself together; and his resolution being honest all round, he succeeded in it as long as he abstained from a very wakeful vigilance over simple eyesight – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Either what my head's been the fullest of lately has struck to my eyesight or else- why, say, Jim, that's Caroline, ain't it? – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  7. Quickly the feeble arms were outstretched, as if to feel what could not be seen, for the old man's eyesight was dim with the shadows of death. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  8. The blood surged to his head and dimmed his eyesight – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  9. " Leave her in peace," he said in Lady Louisa's hearing, that acute hearing which was as intact as her eyesight – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. " It ain't that," says I; " but his eyesight for anyone else is mighty poor." – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  11. Wants us to exchange her rheumatism for something that won't interfere with either her walking or her eyesight – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  12. I may have my eyesight back. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. I was most impressed, however, as I learned of the powerful eyesight which these people enjoy. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  14. Oh, nothing, it was not of your eyesight I don't know, unless she thinks that is the way with men in general. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  15. Give yourself a few days' rest and recreation, and your eyes will get well; but if you expose yourself to- day I shall never again cross your threshold, for I do not care to be disgraced by the report that Field- Marshal Blucher lost his eyesight while under my care; and I tell you, you will be blind, and then I can do nothing for you. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  16. Betsey made a friendly, inarticulate little sound as they passed; she was thinking that somebody said once that Peggy's eyesight might be remedied if she could go to Boston to the hospital; but that was so remote and impossible an undertaking that no one had ever taken the first step. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  17. Then I set my face towards Rome, with blurred eyesight and a bitter sense of loss at my heart. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. It is not many of us who come to be told by the doctor: " For the rest of your existence you must give up eyesight or, " For the remainder of life you must go halt." – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  19. " It needs more eyesight than you've got," said Mrs. Dow, panting between the words. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett