The case is the same, of course, with regard to 'positives' and 'privatives' such as 'sight' and 'blindness'.
For 'Socrates has sight' is the opposite of 'Socrates is blind' in the sense of the word 'opposite' which applies to possession and privation.
Noble, then, is the bond which links together sight and visibility, and great beyond other bonds by no small difference of nature; for light is their bond, and light is no ignoble thing?
May not the relation of sight to this deity be described as follows?
It is only among the higher classes and in our temperate climates that Sight Recognition is practised.
of the men the beasts looked up with menacing growls, but Tarzan strode in among them, dragging the trembling Wagambi with him.
The Martians had taken away the excavating- machine, and, save for a fighting-machine that stood in the remoter bank of the pit and a handling-machine that was buried out of my sight
in a corner of the pit immedi- ately beneath my peephole, the place was deserted by them.
He was a hundred yards away, perhaps, when one of the whites caught sight
of the wild man raised my hopes once more that elsewhere we might find men in a higher state of civilization--it was the society of civilized man that I craved--and so, with a lighter heart, I continued on toward the river and the launch.
One by one, however, the ships managed to dip below the crests of the outlying hills until only one barely moving craft was in sight
. This had received the brunt of our fire and seemed to be entirely unmanned, as not a moving figure was visible upon her decks.
THE SAGOTHS WERE GAINING ON US RAPIDLY, FOR once they had sighted
us they had greatly increased their speed.
How, How, could I longer see when sight
Brought no delight?
The taking of Departure, if not the last sight
of the land, is, perhaps, the last professional recognition of the land on the part of a sailor.