He wasn't sure she had seen anything, or surely he would have accused her.
When the kitchen door opened suddenly, they jerked apart and turned guilty faces to Sarah, whose expression made it clear she had seen and comprehended their actions.
In the modern era, what we have seen around the world is a general increase in social services and the welfare state over time.
We have seen the end of hereditary monarchy.
So, when I tell you we will see the end of war, if you are over thirty-five years of age, you have every reason to roll your eyes and tell me you have seen this movie before and aren't up for the sequel.
And yet over the last century, we also have seen colonies gain their independence and become nations, and nations peaceably divide.
We have seen it most recently and most profoundly in the Arab Spring, where the motto we see again and again is Ash-sha'b yurid isqat an-nizam, or "The people want to bring down the regime."
It was of small dimensions, with a peaked cottage roof, and not much else to be seen, the dirt being raised five feet all around as if it were a compost heap.
Men and oxen exchange work; but if we consider necessary work only, the oxen will be seen to have greatly the advantage, their farm is so much the larger.
I have frequently seen a poet withdraw, having enjoyed the most valuable part of a farm, while the crusty farmer supposed that he had got a few wild apples only.
I thought they would never go, said the countess, when she had seen her guests out.
I have not seen him since we acted together at the Rumyantsovs' theatricals.
None of them had yet seen the manifesto, but they all knew it had appeared.
"It isn't the first skunk I've seen around here," Carmen said, "but it's the first time I saw one acting like that.
She greeted them with a big smile, hugging each of them as if they were old friends she hadn't seen in a decade.
Katie had been telling him that for years, but he hadn't seen it until now.
They hadn't seen her in church for a while and they were worried about her.
It wasn't the first time she had seen a bear track, but it was the first time she had seen one that fresh.
But then so was the scream of a mountain lion, and she had never seen one of those, either.
You haven't seen anything important yet.
That didn't explain what she had seen at the building.
That was where she had seen Bordeaux!
Obviously it had been a long time since she had seen or talked to Mr. Cade.
On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.
We have seen no people since we arrived, so we came to this house to enquire our way.
His boney legs moved so fast they could scarcely be seen, and the Wizard clung fast to the seat and yelled "Whoa!" at the top of his voice.
In the open space between the clouds and the black, bubbling sea far beneath, could be seen an occasional strange bird winging its way swiftly through the air.
The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
He has seen me in my blindness, and is trying to open my eyes.
One day word came that a savage wolf had been seen in the forest.
They could be seen very plainly, for here the ground was quite muddy.
The crowd drew up to the large table, at which sat gray-haired or bald seventy-year-old magnates, uniformed and besashed almost all of whom Pierre had seen in their own homes with their buffoons, or playing boston at the clubs.
One of the visitors, usually spoken of as "a man of great merit," having described how he had that day seen Kutuzov, the newly chosen chief of the Petersburg militia, presiding over the enrollment of recruits at the Treasury, cautiously ventured to suggest that Kutuzov would be the man to satisfy all requirements.
At that moment, on the road leading from the big house, two women and a man in a white hat were seen coming toward the officers.
Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.
Prince Andrew told Kutuzov all he knew of his father's death, and what he had seen at Bald Hills when he passed through it.
Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position--at the Shevardino Redoubt--and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.
It's not the soldiers only, but I've seen peasants today, too....
Here and there over the whole of that blue expanse, to right and left of the forest and the road, smoking campfires could be seen and indefinite masses of troops--ours and the enemy's.
All he had seen that day, all the significant and stern expressions on the faces he had seen in passing, were lit up for him by a new light.
He understood that latent heat (as they say in physics) of patriotism which was present in all these men he had seen, and this explained to him why they all prepared for death calmly, and as it were lightheartedly.
Though it was not clear what the artist meant to express by depicting the so-called King of Rome spiking the earth with a stick, the allegory apparently seemed to Napoleon, as it had done to all who had seen it in Paris, quite clear and very pleasing.