As she spoke Minerva touched him with her wand and covered him with wrinkles, took away all his yellow hair, and withered the flesh over his whole body; she bleared
his eyes, which were naturally very fine ones; she changed his clothes and threw an old rag of a wrap about him, and a tunic, tattered, filthy, and begrimed with smoke; she also gave him an undressed deer skin as an outer garment, and furnished him with a staff and a wallet all in holes, with a twisted thong for him to sling it over his shoulder.
They had grown gray in study; their eyes were bleared
with poring over print and manuscript by the light of the midnight lamp.
From tiers of staircase windows clogged lamps like the eyes of Equity, bleared
Argus with a fathomless pocket for every eye and an eye upon it, dimly blink at the stars.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared
eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
They swaggered unsteadily but belligerently toward the bar and looked at Pete with bleared
and blinking eyes.