His eyes were observant and restless, his eyebrows thick and low, and his features hard.
Her killer was pulled over the next day by an observant trooper shortly after dumping the young girl's body.
As the nut grows the slight puncture becomes almost obliterated, so that it is unnoticed by all but the most observant eye.
Apart from the more obvious characteristics of the serpent likely to impress all observant minds (§ 1), its essentially chthonic character shows itself markedly when it is associated with the treasures and healing herbs of the earth, the produce of the soil, the source of springs - and thence of all water - and the dust unto which all men return.'
Many of the friars observant of Greenwich and monks of the Charterhousc were involved in a similar fate, but there was no general resistance, and Henry, now inspired or helped by Thomas Cromwell, was able to proceed with the next step in the Reformation, the dissolution of the monasteries.