gaze at (someone or something)

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gaze at (someone or something)

To look at someone or something. The teacher gazed at all the kids in the room and then announced who had gotten the solos. When we first got off the bus in New York City, we could only gaze at all the skyscrapers in awe.
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gaze at someone or something

to stare at someone or something. I stood for an hour, gazing at the sea. She gazed at me for a moment and then smiled.
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References in classic literature ?
"Charley," said the boy, standing still to gaze at us.
"Out a-washing," said the boy, beginning to walk up and down again and taking the nankeen bonnet much too near the bedstead by trying to gaze at us at the same time.
They talk to us and gaze at us as if they are communicating thoughts or ideas.
People also gaze at us with doubtful eyes, if God forbid, we have done something wrong to them.
It makes sense for the sculptures to be bones, for they suggest what it is that Comte's eyespots might see when they unblinkingly gaze at us with such fascination--X-rayed forms in an X-rayed space, moving skeletons curtained with diaphanous meat and carrying executive toys.
As we modeled his designs that night, he would gaze at us and we could tell how he truly appreciated his life's work and the friendships he had nurtured with his models from across generations.
But in the last section of "Manhattan reef," subject and object have traded places: the works study us, gaze at us. In a short poem called "Vermeer," the paintings "change me," or so the speaker asserts: any activity is theirs, while he remains passive.
They gaze at us intently with Christ's right hand resting on Mena's right shoulder.