At first I perceived
that he tried to suppress his emotion; he placed his hands before his eyes, and my voice quivered and failed me as I beheld tears trickle fast from between his fingers; a groan burst from his heaving breast.
The worthy carrier, whose unholy thoughts kept him awake, was aware of his doxy the moment she entered the door, and was listening attentively to all Don Quixote said; and jealous that the Asturian should have broken her word with him for another, drew nearer to Don Quixote's bed and stood still to see what would come of this talk which he could not understand; but when he perceived
the wench struggling to get free and Don Quixote striving to hold her, not relishing the joke he raised his arm and delivered such a terrible cuff on the lank jaws of the amorous knight that be bathed all his mouth in blood, and not content with this he mounted on his ribs and with his feet tramped all over them at a pace rather smarter than a trot.
Others picked out MacWhirr, in whom they perceived a definite symbolic intention.
The editor, who obviously had read the story, might have perceived that for himself.
his mistake; but the friends of Aramis were not at all convinced by his denial, and one of them addressed the young Musketeer with affected seriousness.
On his a third time renewing his request, I plainly perceived that something must be done, or my visage was ruined for ever; I therefore screwed up my courage to the sticking point, and declared my willingness to have both arms tattooed from just above the wrist to the shoulder.
Situated as I was in the Typee valley, I perceived every hour the effects of this all-controlling power, without in the least comprehending it.
As I ran at full speed, with my nose up in the atmosphere, and intent only upon the purloiner of my property, I suddenly perceived
that my feet rested no longer upon terra-firma; the fact is, I had thrown myself over a precipice, and should inevitably have been dashed to pieces but for my good fortune in grasping the end of a long guide-rope, which depended from a passing balloon.
When De Winter perceived them, in his turn he advanced toward them with surprising rapidity.
At this moment Athos perceived a man walking on the seashore parallel to the jetty, and hastening his steps, as if to reach the other side of the port, scarcely twenty steps from the place of embarking.
This was a fresh misfortune for Buckingham, who fancied he perceived
in Madame Henrietta's look a deeper feeling than that of curiosity.
Continuing our progress, we perceived
a district with vegetables that grew not upon any soil but in the air.
The gray rocks, so many silent and attentive phantoms, appeared to raise their heads to examine likewise the field of battle by the light of the moon, and Athos perceived
that the field, empty during the combat, was now strewn with fallen bodies.
I think they perceived
that nothing was to be done for the present, and had gone away to breakfast at Henderson's house.
search skills reflect the individual's search capabilities and, thus, are an individual factor.