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.
This was his acknowledgment of the impossibility of changing a man's convictions by words, and his recognition of the possibility of everyone thinking, feeling, and seeing things
each from his own point of view.
I do hope you feel the weight of the responsibility you have taken upon yourself, Alec," she said, with a certain grim sort of satisfaction at seeing things
Meditate and consider as much as you like," replied Porthos, who was now quite out of humor at seeing things
take this turn.
I didn't like the idea of him seeing things
like that--it was real uncanny.
You would think that those men had an astonishing talent for seeing things
that had already passed away.
Hipp and charmingly illustrated by Hilary Ann Love Glass, "A Different Kind of Safari" is a heartwarming and powerful picture book for children 6 to 10 that illustrates how self-awareness, and courage help a young boy named Raymond learn the difference between seeing things
as they appear to be and seeing things
as they are.
If I hadn't handled that rat and flung it away I should have thought that I had been seeing things
, like the many of us who saw things on the Retirement.
Alexandra Daddario Strips Down in True Detective Season 1 Episode 2 Seeing Things
It is set to slash the same amount in costs after seeing things
like crude oil, used in everything from transport to washing powder, soar 40% and palm oil rise by 75% in the past year.
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.