To be seen afar by the passers-by on land and sea.
Dean caught her eye from afar and waved a greeting that she acknowledged.
Is a conspicuous object to be seen from afar over the surrounding flat country.
Afar and Somali form the population of the southern regions.
And at first from afar he heard men's voices and then women's.
It reaches the Afar (Danakil) lowlands through a broad breach in the eastern escarpment of the plateau, beyond which it is joined on its left bank by its chief affluent, the Germama (Kasam), and then trends round in the direction of Tajura Bay.
Afar, essence), a perfume consisting of essential oil of roses, prepared by distilling, or, in some districts, by macerating the flowers.
In his Sylva sylvarum (1627), Francis Bacon states that " the original concretion of bitumen is a mixture of a fiery and watery substance," and observes that flame " attracts " the naphtha of Babylon " afar off."
Munzinger, "A Journey through the Afar Country" in Journ.
God is regarded as the transcendent source of being and purity, from which the individual in his natural state is alienated and afar off.
The great god Ahuramazda, whom king and people alike acknowledge, has given them dominion over this earth afar, over many peoples and tongues; and the consciousness is strong in them that they are masters of the world.
This aspect is confirmed by the epithets Argyrotoxos (" god of the silver bow"), Hecatebolos (" the shooter from afar"), Chrysaoros (" wearer of the golden sword"), and his.
Finally, behind this bourgeoisie, and afar off, came the crowd of serfs, rustics whom the acquisition of land had gradually enfranchised, and who were the more eager to enjoy their definitive liberation because it was close at hand.
In the mountain mass between the Wadi Maur and Wadi La`a, where the strongholds of Dhafir, Afar, Haja and Kaurkaban held out for long against the Turkish advance; the last-named town, now almost deserted, was once a city of 20,000 inhabitants, and the capital of a small principality which preserved its independence during the earlier Turkish occupation between 1536 and 1630.
The Afar country is part of the East African rift-valley, and in the southern parts of the valley its surface is diversified by ranges of hills, frequently volcanic, and by lakes.
Of the cluster of buildings in the centre, which are conspicuous from afar, the town hall (Rathaus) and the cathedral are specially noteworthy.
In the Synoptists, of His followers only women - the careful, seemingly exhaustive lists do not include His mother - remain, looking on " from afar " (Mark xv.
By the Indian Theophilus, who built churches in afar and Aden.
It changed thought into an emotional dream; it plunged into the ocean of sentiment; it treated the old world of fable as the reflection of a higher reality, and transformed reality into poetry; and after all these expedients, to borrow a phrase of Augustine's, it only saw afar off the land of its desire.
Over the remains a great and shapely mound was raised on the high headland, so that it might be seen from afar by future generations of men.
At this point the frontier turns south and east, crossing the Afar or Danakil country at a distance of 60 kilometres (37.28 m.) from the coast-line.
The southern division, part of the Afar or Danakil country, includes all the territory of the colony south of Annesley Bay.
Dubbi and Alid are in Italian territory; the greater part of Afar belongs to Abyssinia.
A convention of the 16th of May 1908 settled the Abyssinian-Eritrean frontier in the Afar country, the boundary being fixed at 60 kilometres from the coast.
For Afar consult W.
His poems, including " Afar in the desert I love to ride," depict the scenes of those early days in glowing lines.
`EuaT17, "she who works from afar" 1), a goddess in Greek mythology.
Again he returned to Alexandria amid the enthusiastic demonstrations of the populace, which is described by Gregory of Nazianzus, in his panegyric on Athanasius, as streaming forth like " another Nile " to meet him afar off as he approached the city.
We also hear that Matarigvan "brought fire from afar" (R.
The sound of voices, the tramping feet, the horses' hoofs moving in mud, the crackling of wood fires near and afar, merged into one tremulous rumble.
When not too deep the river channels may be traced from afar across the prairie by the winding band of trees growing beside the water.
The amir Abul-afar became a Roman vassal, and, like Alaric of old, became magister militum in the Roman army.
As this is expressly said of the Carians, and of the Trojan allies who were " summoned from afar," the contrary rather is implied regarding Troy itself.
The Somali belong to the Eastern (Ethiopic) Hamitic family of tribes, of which the other chief members are the neighbouring Galla and Afar, the Abyssinian Agau and the Beja tribes between the Nubian Nile and the Red Sea.
14 (" she bringeth her food from afar "), says " the words of the Torah are poor (or deficient) in one place but rich in another."
From now on he would probably do his watching from afar - if he didn't simply tell her father the deal was off.
It was easier to protect Angel from afar, before she knew what he was or faced the dangers he did daily.