Usage examples for sighted

  1. I wish they wasn't so sharp- sighted – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. The last morning of the trip, after the English shore had been sighted Mrs. Alexander suddenly changed her plans about going to Havre, and decided to land in England when the others did. – Polly and Her Friends Abroad by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  3. No fire had been sighted by other ships. – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  4. On the 28th of August the three big battleships were sighted coming up the bay in squadron formation. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  5. As persons have been born who see, walk, and hear badly, because they are near- sighted lame, or deaf, why may there not be others inclined to peculiar sensations. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  6. Most of us are not clear- headed or far- sighted enough to pick out purposes or results in reading. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  7. There were very few things he did not notice, although he claimed to be the most short- sighted man in London. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  8. We had just sighted the coast, when first the smoke from your vessel came into view. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  9. In fact it is so, and even a clear- sighted person may be blinded by such a word. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  10. We sighted everywhere a hilly coast with large bays, with low- lying land in between, the whole covered with dunes; we drifted in a calm, our course being North- west by West. – The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765 by J. E. Heeres
  11. It was not an immediately pressing matter, since he had a few hundred dollars in hand, but he was not short- sighted and he knew it would ultimately become so. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  12. George, he remarked, I wonder if it has ever struck you that you're a very short- sighted person? – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  13. Information had been brought to us late the night before that the schooner, whose coming we had been so eagerly awaiting, had been sighted further down the coast, and, in consequence, we were anxious to put off to her as soon as might be. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  14. This we sighted early one morning, and in the brilliant tropical sunshine it appeared to me almost a heavenly sight. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  15. They are extremely short- sighted – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  16. Several times enemy ships were sighted but, because the little motor boat lay so low in the water, the Germans did not see them. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  17. At nine o'clock in the morning the island had been sighted – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  18. " The enemy was now about three hundred and fifty yards away, and the express was only sighted to three hundred. – Maiwa's Revenge The War of the Little Hand by H. Rider Haggard
  19. I put my head out of the coach, but, being short- sighted from my youth, saw nothing at all. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz