For 'Socrates has sight' is the opposite
of 'Socrates is blind' in the sense of the word 'opposite
' which applies to possession and privation.
The street door opposite
opened for the first time, and a woman appeared on the threshold.
The knights, entering at either end of the lists in long procession, arranged themselves in a double file, precisely opposite
to each other, the leader of each party being in the centre of the foremost rank, a post which he did not occupy until each had carefully marshalled the ranks of his party, and stationed every one in his place.
He struck the edge of the door of the opposite
terminus of the rocky tunnel with his knees, slipped backward, clutched desperately for a moment, and at last hung half within and half without the opening; but he was safe.
Presently the entire company filed on across the clearing and disappeared in the jungle upon the opposite
The fellows in their filthy parliaments who learn to speak also learn to be silent--silent as that spy cowering in the house opposite
! Silent as he is when I beat on his bedroom door!
I am extremely glad to hear of thy good fortune: sit down, old friend, and tell me a little how it has gone with thee, and what thou hast seen at our opposite
neighbor's there--in the warm lands."
Wyeth looked in the direction they pointed, but descried nothing but two bald eagles, perched on a low dry branch beyond the thickets, and seeming, from the rapid motion of the boat, to be moving swiftly in an opposite
A momentary expression of astonishment, not unmixed with some confusion, appeared in the face of Sir Mulberry as he read the name; but he subdued it in an instant, and tossing the card to Lord Verisopht, who sat opposite
, drew a toothpick from a glass before him, and very leisurely applied it to his mouth.
Another narrow passage led through this wall, and at its end Tarzan and his warriors found themselves in a broad avenue, on the opposite
side of which crumbling edifices of hewn granite loomed dark and forbidding.
Wanderer ) for vis-a-vis--in plain English, for opposite
I looked on the valley beneath; vast mists were rising from the rivers which ran through it and curling in thick wreaths around the opposite
mountains, whose summits were hid in the uniform clouds, while rain poured from the dark sky and added to the melancholy impression I received from the objects around me.
It had not escaped Sam's attention that, when this person dismounted, a shabby-looking man in a brown greatcoat shorn of divers buttons, who had been previously slinking about, on the opposite
side of the way, crossed over, and remained stationary close by.
Pierre absolutely disbelieved both the princess' hints and the letter, but he feared now to look at Dolokhov, who was sitting opposite