He yearned above all things for experience and felt himself ridiculous because at his age he had not enjoyed that which all fiction taught him was the most important thing in life; but he had the unfortunate gift of seeing things
as they were, and the reality which was offered him differed too terribly from the ideal of his dreams.
I didn't like the idea of him seeing things
like that--it was real uncanny.
But feeling horrible has nothing to do with not seeing things
You would think that those men had an astonishing talent for seeing things
that had already passed away.
Alexandra Daddario Strips Down in True Detective Season 1 Episode 2 Seeing Things
I got my partner to have a look because I thought I was seeing things
, but he couldn't explain what they were either.
Like Vicky and Ian we were having a drink with our neighbours, but all four of us saw the lights and agreed none of us were seeing things
I stare at the screen open-mouthed, thinking I must be seeing things
Jack Cork, on loan from Chelsea, thought he was seeing things
She said: "Being blind and not seeing things
is not nearly as frightening as seeing things
which are not there at all.
THE contents of this building at Kirkcambeck, near Brampton, were enough to make visitors think they were seeing things
And then I hit on the epitome of seeing things
in a different way - Salvador Dali.
JAKOB DYLAN - SEEING THINGS
IMAGINE howhard it would be to step out of your father's shadowif daddy happened to be Bob Dylan.
MUSIC-LOVING football fans who had a bit too much to drink on New Year's Eve weren't seeing things
- that really WAS Steve McClaren in the audience for Jools Holland's Hootenanny, starring Kylie Minogue (right), on BBC2.
That echo does not stop us from seeing things
of beauty or learning the hard lessons that life inevitably teaches.