Great, therefore, was the excitement throughout the valley; and many people, who had never once thought of glancing at the Great Stone Face for years before, now spent their time in gazing at it, for the sake of knowing exactly how General Blood-and-Thunder looked.
He read them after his customary toil, seated on the bench before his cottage-door, where for such a length of time he had filled his repose with thought, by gazing at the Great Stone Face.
But her companion, aroused from gazing
at the finery of a shop window, by the voice of the stranger, turned quickly, and with very manifest satisfaction, exclaimed--
He held up his hand, rubbing the ball of the thumb over the calloused palm and gazing
at the dirt that was ingrained in the flesh itself and which no brush could scrub away.
At that moment he knew only that Mahotin had down swiftly by, while he stood staggering alone on the muddy, motionless ground, and Frou-Frou lay gasping before him, bending her head back and gazing
at him with her exquisite eyes.
Looking at her body, the men see her as sexed; for the women, gazing
on her apparel, she is gendered.
This structure would be echoed later in compositions organized around the stark juxtaposition of twinned figures, like the soldiers gazing
at each other across the void of Mercenaries III, 1980.
That's the theory behind ``Moon Gazing
,'' an elegant hardback journal with plenty of blank pages waiting for your thoughts (scientific, poetic or romantic) as the moon cycles from full to wane.
It is for this reason that McClintock seeks to offset what she describes, in the book's closing words, as "the prospect of being becalmed in a historically empty space in which our sole direction is found by gazing
back spellbound at the epoch behind us, in a perpetual present marked only as 'post,'" (p.
By citing a picture that figuralizes his mother's "side view," her profile and the form of her face, rather than one that illustrates the verbalized shade of her skin, Douglass reconfigures the order of specular gazing
practiced by ethnography, which, as Prichard points out, begins with skin color and hair textures and then moves on to form: "We must, in the first instance, consider accurately the intimate nature of those organic peculiarities [such as] the variety of complexion .
For instance, Northview, 2000, an image of a blonde gazing
enraptured at her own breast, is a variation on Day, 1999-2000.
Thank you, baby,'' she said, gazing
at her octogenarian beau, impeccable in his French blue shirt, pale gray suit and complementary tie and suspenders.
Dalton] was gazing
at him with an amused smile that made him conscious of every square inch of skin on his black body.
When the musicians weren't gazing
pensively at their shoes, they were gazing
pensively at the rafters.
Moreover, she's gazing
into a gray blank that tells us nothing about why she's turned, or what she sees--until one learns that it's not a blank at all, or anyway not just a blank: it's one of her father's own gray abstractions, staring back at her with a gaze at least as enigmatic as her own.