Usage examples for eyewitness

  1. Mr. Gale Jones was with me in the carriage, and was an eyewitness of this affair, so honourable to the people of Westminster, who attended the hustings during the election. – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  2. He remembered the tribute paid to the Mole's cleverness, a tribute that, in his estimation as an eyewitness to the theft, had come far from being borne out in practice. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  3. This stream of unfortunates uprooted from their homes was thus described by an eyewitness These masses of broken- hearted people moved silently along, many weeping, few talking. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  4. He went through volume after volume, but though he came upon mention of Black Jack, he never reached the account of an eyewitness of any of those stirring holdups or train robberies. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  5. I myself was eyewitness of the way in which a non- commissioned officer dealt abusive language, blows, and kicks to a recruit, and struck him on the shins with his cane, so that tears of sorrow coursed down the cheeks of the poor man. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  6. But then she had been nursing in Europe for four years, since the very outbreak of the war and had been an eyewitness to untold suffering and privation. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  7. The story was told to Burne, he says, by an eyewitness who heard Willock. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  8. Throughout I have made use of the files of The Eyewitness The New Witness and G. K. 's Weekly. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  9. Nor do we gain much enlightenment from the " Eyewitness with G. H. Q., though his literary skill in elegantly describing the things that do not matter moves our admiration. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  10. " You shouldn't have said it," declared Louise, who had been an eyewitness of the encounter. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  11. In reproducing the whole of this scene, I have not altered the sense of a word; I have only sought to make up for the charm which every conversation loses that is reported by a third party who was not actually an eyewitness – The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Volume VI. Being the Historic Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  12. To this I have been an eyewitness many times, and once had the vanity to think that I could have kept pace with them; but though I was at that time celebrated for being particularly fleet of foot in snowshoes, I soon found that I was no match for the buffaloes, notwithstanding they were then plunging through such deep snow, that their bellies made a trench in it as large as if many sacks had been hauled through it. – Pioneers in Canada by Sir Harry Johnston
  13. The numbers of the enemy seemed no less formidable during the night than by the light of day; far and wide their watch- fires were to be seen gleaming over valley and hill- top, as thickly scattered, says an eyewitness as " the stars of heaven in a cloudless summer night." – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  14. I heard from an eyewitness – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  15. But for those who lose their sons and brothers in a quarrel thus unnecessarily extended, there will only remain vain regrets, and to the eyewitness only a bitter anger. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  16. He was, himself, an eyewitness of much that happened; he pursued a personal acquaintance with many of those who were connected with Sir Oliver's affairs that he might amplify his chronicles, and he considered no scrap of gossip that was to be gleaned along the countryside too trivial to be recorded. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  17. Nicetas, who was an eyewitness of all, has left us the list of the chief statues that suffered. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  18. That narrative is signed by two eyewitnesses, and Wodrow, before he published it, submitted it to a third eyewitness who pronounced it strictly accurate. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  19. And the girl's fate he could picture as plainly as though he were an eyewitness to it. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs