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Synonyms for saw

a usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true

Synonyms for saw

a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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Edward, who had till then looked any where, rather than at her, saw her hurry away, and perhaps saw-- or even heard, her emotion; for immediately afterwards he fell into a reverie, which no remarks, no inquiries, no affectionate address of Mrs.
After this the Giant accompanied him down to the sea, where he saw a stone boat which was just big enough to hold the two of them and the Dog.
They came crashing through the ferns, and stopped with fierce faces when they saw him.
I saw great and splendid architecture rising about me, more massive than any buildings of our own time, and yet, as it seemed, built of glimmer and mist.
Henderson," he called, "you saw that shooting star last night?
The men he beheld saw him undoubtedly, for their cries were carried to his ears by the wind.
Next to her I saw Antiope, daughter to Asopus, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
Darcy himself; but, whenever she did catch a glimpse, she saw an expression of general complaisance, and in all that he said she heard an accent so removed from hauteur or disdain of his companions, as convinced her that the improvement of manners which she had yesterday witnessed however temporary its existence might prove, had at least outlived one day.
He saw that Adam had on his shoulder a mysterious box, which he took to contain something valuable.
Lina saw this and said, 'Listen, old Sanna, why are you fetching so much water?
We saw ancient tombs and temples of fanciful architecture carved out of the solid rock high up in the face of precipices above our heads, but we had neither time nor strength to climb up there and examine them.
But scarcely had his joyous servants dressed their master, whom they saw with pleasure preparing for a journey which might dissipate his melancholy; scarcely had the comte's gentlest horse been saddled and brought to the door, when the father of Raoul felt his head become confused, his legs give way, and he clearly perceived the impossibility of going one step further.
Rostov rode in the direction pointed out to him, in which he saw turrets and a church.
He saw Tip, however, and came close to the boy to observe him more fully.
Ahead we neither saw nor heard any sign which might betoken the success of Hooja's mission.