public eye

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Synonyms for public eye

a focus of public attention

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Her mother, with a morbid purpose that may be better understood hereafter, had bought the richest tissues that could be procured, and allowed her imaginative faculty its full play in the arrangement and decoration of the dresses which the child wore before the public eye. So magnificent was the small figure when thus arrayed, and such was the splendour of Pearl's own proper beauty, shining through the gorgeous robes which might have extinguished a paler loveliness, that there was an absolute circle of radiance around her on the darksome cottage floor.
When you are going to do a miracle for an ignorant race, you want to get in every detail that will count; you want to make all the properties impressive to the public eye; you want to make matters comfortable for your head guest; then you can turn yourself loose and play your effects for all they are worth.
He did not go skipping and prancing, but moved with a dignified swagger as became a pirate who felt that the public eye was on him.
In the days when he was most fully in the public eye the invincible obscurity of his origins clung to him like a shadowy garment.
With too great length of throat at his upper end, and too much ankle-bone and heel at his lower; with an awkward and hesitating manner; with a shambling walk; and with what is called a near sight--which perhaps prevented his observing how much white cotton stocking he displayed to the public eye, in contrast with his black suit--Mr.
"Being my friend's, I have no right to expose it in any degree to the public eye, but perhaps you may not dislike looking at it."
The place through which he made his way at leisure was one of those receptacles for old and curious things which seem to crouch in odd corners of this town and to hide their musty treasures from the public eye in jealousy and distrust.
Judge Sanders said: "Throughout these proceedings you have shown yourself to be arrogant, thinking you are someone whose previous and current role in the public eye entitles you to be above the law.
But District Judge Nicholas Sanders told him: "You have shown yourself to be arrogant, thinking you are someone whose role in the public eye entitles you to be above the law.
[USA], July 18 (ANI): While being an actress, Meghan Markle might not be new to constantly being under the public eye, but her new royal status has made it difficult to manage the limelight, even for her.
However, since then, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been quick to keep the new arrival out of the public eye as much as possible.
President Duterte finally made his first public appearance after a weeklong absence from the public eye, which fueled speculation that he had suffered a heart attack and was in a hospital.
Duterte's weeklong absence from the public eye has triggered fresh speculations about his health.
President Kenyatta has not been in the public eye since he travelled to China about two weeks ago raising questions about his whereabouts.During that visit, President Kenyatta witnessed the signing of two project delivery agreements worth Sh67.5 billion for the Konza Data Centre and Smart Cities Project by telecommunications giant Huawei and the JKIA-James Gichuru road.
But she disappeared from the public eye and her once prolific social media presence went silent last May after allegations emerged she had evaded taxes on a lucrative movie shoot -- charges denied by her studio.
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