Their technic consisted in waving their tails and moving their heads in a regular succession of measured movements resulting in a cadence which evidently pleased the eye
of the Mahar as the cadence of our own instrumental music pleases our ears.
Even on Sunday, when it veiled its more florid charms and lay comparatively empty of passage, the street shone out in contrast to its dingy neighbourhood, like a fire in a forest; and with its freshly painted shutters, well-polished brasses, and general cleanliness and gaiety of note, instantly caught and pleased the eye
of the passenger.
The girls were dressed alike in dark skirts, with light pink tennis blouses and pink bands on their straw hats, so that as they stood with the soft red of the setting sun tinging their faces, Clara, demure and quiet, Ida, mischievous and daring, it was a group which might have pleased the eye
of a more exacting critic than the old sailor.
Buveur D'Air pleased the eye
in defeating inferior rivals in the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle.
One move in particular pleased the eye
when Miller dropped deep to work a flashing exchange with Naismith before drilling a low shot that Joubert saved.
Their football then hardly pleased the eye
of the purist but St Andrew's was a ground where none of the top sides could relax.