Not for nothing had he first seen the light of day
in a lonely lair and fought his first fights with the ptarmigan, the weasel, and the lynx.
And with them, here and there, undisguised by their decent American clothing, smaller in bulk and stature, weazened not alone by age but by the pinch of lean years and early hardship, were grandfathers and mothers who had patently first seen the light of day
on old Irish soil.
Smart is one of the best ideas to come out of government, and is probably the longest-surviving initiative developed by the Department of Trade and Industry, having first seen the light of day
Her sister-in-law, the Princess Royal, was slated for wearing a dress which had first seen the light of day
back in the 1970s.
For Baptiste, the West symbolizes escape not only from race prejudice in the East but also from the qualities of "animal viciousness" he associates with "the average colored man." Micheaux writes that Baptiste "had virtually run away from those parts wherein he had first seen the light of day
, to escape the effect of dull indolence; the penurious evil that seemed to have gripped the populace, especially a great portion of his race.
In the new A6, Audi opted for a revolutionary rather than evolutionary change with the new car sporting a brash and aggressive grille that had first seen the light of day
on the A8 W12.
Throughout American history, numerous computer companies, trucking firms, and mass merchandisers have first seen the light of day
as a series of cryptic etchings on a cocktail napkin, just as many companies were launched in a young entrepreneur's garage, basement, or attic.