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look upon

v.
To regard someone or something in a certain way: The parents looked upon their children as their pride and joy.
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He turned to look upon her; struck by her sorrow, and perhaps by the pity for himself which trembled in her voice.
They were a people drunk with power and success, looking upon the other inhabitants of Mars as we look upon the beasts of the field and the forest.
Let the man turn and look upon Issus, knowing that those of the lower orders who gaze upon the holy vision of her radiant face survive the blinding glory but a single year.
Yet my town acquaintances look upon it as imprisonment, and burying, and I don't know what besides, and would rend the air with their shrieks if condemned to such a life.
The clerks and servants cut him off by back-passages, and were found accidentally hovering in doorways and angles, that they might look upon him.
Every day he had returned to it, and while at first it had filled him with considerable awe, he eventually came to look upon it with the accustomed eye of a proprietor, so that he now clambered into the fuselage and even advanced so far as to wish that he might learn to operate it.
If Usanga could but fly, so great would be the respect of all the tribesmen throughout the scattered villages of the great interior, they would look upon him as little less than a god.
There was not one of them who had not readily accepted his invitation, there was not one of them who was not proud to sit at his table, there was not one of them who did not look upon him as one of the props of the Empire.
She was not altogether a pleasant woman to look upon.
Every one in the place, except one poor woman, seems to look upon him as a sort of supernatural being.
Brits look upon Eurovision the way we look upon the people of Europe - and then we wonder why no one votes for us.
It is more difficult to allow ourselves to be looked upon by God than to look upon God.
MY SECRET GARDEN I look upon my secret garden And see the fairies dance The berry bushes upon the grass Where the pixies prance.
I now look upon skipping with the same distaste as helping my mum with the washing - another activity I used to relish as a child.
Mikelic seems to look upon himself as the public voice of the ELCIC.