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The white wooden houses (so white that it makes one wink to look at them), with their green jalousie blinds, are so sprinkled and dropped about in all directions, without seeming to have any root at all in the ground; and the small churches and chapels are so prim, and bright, and highly varnished; that I almost believed the whole affair could be taken up piecemeal like a child's toy, and crammed into a little box.
The indigent blind of that state are admitted gratuitously.
The Caliph gave him a piece of money, and was passing on, but the blind man seized his hand, and held him fast.
Blindness is a 'privative', to be blind is to be in a state of privation, but is not a 'privative'.
You had better traverse it again,' said the blind man, preparing to descend, 'till you find some lodgings suitable to your taste.
The door from the office opened, and Johnnie Gardener came in, directing Blind d'Arnault--he would never consent to be led.
I have said that Caleb and his poor Blind Daughter lived here.
They grew up with neither love for nor understanding of their stern blind father.
on blind cave-animals; on relations of crustaceans of Japan, on crustaceans of New Zealand
I was so much startled that I struggled to withdraw, but the blind man pulled me close up to him with a single action of his arm.
Never once was the blind man impatient, while he spent hours each day in squatting on his hams and petting Jerry.
Oedipus, the blind and banished King of Thebes, has come in his wanderings to Colonus, a deme of Athens, led by his daughter Antigone.
I don't speak of his capacity as a general, but at a time like this how they appoint they appoint a decrepit, blind old man, positively blind?
The blind was down, but the light shone dimly through.
The band consisted of a fiddle, a clarionet, and a flageolet from the Blind Asylum.