Still wondering, he passed on, and for the moment had to content himself with telling the vizir to command the horseman also to appear before him at the same time as the blind man.
They all bowed themselves low before the throne and then the Caliph bade them rise, and ask the blind man his name.
Upon my soul," resumed Gringoire, "I certainly do behold the blind
who see, and the lame who walk, but where is the Saviour?
At these words a silence fell on all, and after a while the Blind man spoke again.
But all the four beggars leaped to their feet when Robin had done speaking, and the Blind man snatched up a heavy knotted cudgel that lay beside him on the grass, as did the others likewise.
Girl busy as a Doll's dressmaker; Caleb painting and glazing the four-pair front of a desirable family mansion.
Thus the sum of lives owing the Annos had increased to five, with only a blind
man from whom to collect.
Homer was blind
, and so was Milton, and they did something to be remembered by, in spite of it," he said, as if to himself, in a solemn tone, for even the blue goggles did not bring a smile.
he had now to depend on others to write out what poetry he made in his own mind, so it was written "in a parcel of ten, twenty, or thirty verses at a time by whatever hand came next.
Toilsomely did my spirit mount stairs, and cautiously; alms of delight were its refreshment; on the staff did life creep along with the blind
All their movements were made with the precision which always amazes you so much at the Blind
When I paused for a moment at the door, and marked how fresh and free the whole scene was - what sparkling bubbles glanced upon the waves, and welled up every moment to the surface, as though the world below, like that above, were radiant with the bright day, and gushing over in its fulness of light: when I gazed from sail to sail away upon a ship at sea, a tiny speck of shining white, the only cloud upon the still, deep, distant blue - and, turning, saw a blind
boy with his sightless face addressed that way, as though he too had some sense within him of the glorious distance: I felt a kind of sorrow that the place should be so very light, and a strange wish that for his sake it were darker.
From the main street he had entered, itself little better than an alley, a low-browed doorway led into a blind
court, or yard, profoundly dark, unpaved, and reeking with stagnant odours.
The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whale-bone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds
which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.
Now these iron blinds
have remained fastened by their iron latch; and yet we have proof that the murderer made his escape from the, pavilion by that window