The bright chamber blinded him.
She blinked, blinded by the brightness of the morning sun streaming into the catacombs.
Was she blinded by love now, or had she merely been unobservant before?
Someone had figured out how to turn off the overhead lights that blinded her earlier.
In another legend he was blinded by Oenopion of Chios for having violated his daughter Merope; but having made his way to the place where the sun rose, he recovered his sight (Hyginus, loc. cit.; Parthenius, Erotica, 20).
Sunlight blinded her as she walked onto the field.
He threw her against the wall, blinded by pain and rage.
Tears blinded her, and her lungs burned.
Blinded by emotion, he made his way out of the underground compound without knowing where he went.
For a while the king was in the hands of the conspirators, who purposed murdering or deposing him, but the people and the army rallied round him; he recovered power, crushed the Sicilian rebels, had Bonello blinded, and in a short campaign reduced the rest of the Regno.
Explosions ripped the ground from beneath them and blinded her.
She still wore the gown, though strands of hair blinded her and she knew her pillow would be filled with makeup.
His glaring spotlight of a flashlight blinded her as he walked to the driver's door, and she held her hand up.
Lights blinded him and there were several blurry faces hanging over his.
The sudden brightness blinded her, and she shielded her eyes.
His son was smitten by Ares in battle; his daughter Laodameia was slain by Artemis; he himself, flung from his horse, lamed or blinded, became a wanderer over the face of the earth until his death (Pindar, Isthmia, vi.
His love for the English Church never blinded him to its faults, and no man was less insular than he.
Angelus had been deposed, imprisoned, and blinded by his VII.
She cried out and arched, blinded by pain as he held her against the wall.
His thoughts darkened as fury blinded him for a moment.
Instinct and fury blinded him. He felt the dagger sink into flesh and struck again, only to find himself flying backwards through the air. Rhyn shouted something at him, but Kris couldn't hear him, not with the memory of both Lilith and Hannah dying.
He could have been killed but when you switched the light back on, it blinded Burgess.
She leapt through it, half blinded, and tackled him.
Her words struck his core, and for a moment he was blinded by the incensed need to destroy any such threat.
He was defeated, blinded and sent back to die in the cloister of Sahagun.
In his old age he was blinded by cataract, but recovered his eyesight by the operation of couching.
He was regarded as the most careful writer on the war with Hannibal, and one who did not allow himself to be blinded by partiality in considering the evidence of other writers (Cicero, De Oratore, ii.
But the great wisdom of Peisistratus is shown most clearly in the skill with which he blinded the people to his absolutism.
His sons were slain before his eyes, and he himself was blinded and carried off to Babylon after a reign of eleven years.
But as he did nothing against his enemies, he was, after a reign of four years, deposed and blinded, and his nephew, Kavadh I., raised to the throne.
In 869 the see of Athens became an archbishopric. In 995 Attica was ravaged by the Bulgarians under their tsar Samuel, but Athens escaped; after the defeat of Samuel at Belasitza (1014) the emperor Basil II., who blinded 15,000 Bulgarian prisoners, came to Athens and celebrated his triumph by a thanksgiving service in the Parthenon (1018).
The attempt was foiled; Andronicus was blinded by his father's orders and Sauji was put to death (1387).
The young prince Andronicus, who 3fd9-/-t0 had not been completely blinded, sent secretly to Bayezid and offered him 30,000 ducats to dethrone his father John Palaeologus and make him emperor.
According to Aristophanes, he was blinded by Zeus because he distributed his gifts without regard to merit.
in 590, and soon after his father was blinded and killed.
When the battle was renewed (about 11.30) the "Merrimac" began firing at the "Monitor's" pilot house; and a little after noon a shot struck the sight-hole of the pilot house and blinded Lieut.
Some said that the gods had blinded him because he had revealed to men what they ought not to know.
Others said that Athena (or Artemis) blinded him because he had seen her naked in the bath; when his mother prayed Athena to restore his sight, the goddess, being unable to do so, purged his ears so that he could understand the speech of birds, and gave him a staff wherewith to guide his steps (Apollodorus iii.
The eye is small, with round pupil, which is so much contracted by the light when the snake is taken out of the water that the animal becomes blinded and is unable to hit any object it attempts to strike.
The researches of the archaeologist are, in short, tending to reconstruct the primitive classical history; and here, as in the Orient, it is evident that historians of the earlier day were constantly blinded by a misconception as to the antiquity of civilization.
Neither of these methods could do much for the historical understanding of the phenomena of prophecy as a whole, and the more liberal students of the Old Testament were long blinded by the moralizing unhistorical rationalism which succeeded the old orthodoxy.
He died in Rome while the imperial commissioners were investigating the circumstances under which two important Roman personages had been seized at the Lateran, blinded and afterwards beheaded; Paschal had shielded the murderers but denied all personal complicity in their crime.
Isaac was blinded and imprisoned in Constantinople.
His main purpose was to modernize and reinterpret Christianity; he says in the preface to the third edition of the book: "I have written it solely in the service of evangelical truth, to win to the truth those especially who have been most unhappily alienated from the church and its interests, in a great measure through the fault of a reactionary party, blinded by hierarchical aims."
He thereupon had John Lascaris blinded and banished.
He was delighted with the varied play of the waterfalls, but no glamour blinded him to the squalor of Swiss peasant life.
3 and 5 imply two attacks by Shalmaneser: in the first of which Hoshea was imprisoned and perhaps blinded (Cheyne, emending, "shut him up" in v.
Blinded by sunlight and blue sky, she closed her eyes.
Confusion and rage blinded him, and he threw himself into the battle, not noticing the nicks and bruises his opponents inflicted upon him.
Brilliant sunlight blinded her after days of grey, and she blinked at the bright, familiar blue sky.
The engine turned over once and then headlights blinded her until he turned the car around.
He ripped open the door, blinded by the torch light in the halls.
Blinded by ungovernable hatred he joined with France (1555) in order to drive the "accursed Spaniards" from Italy.
Throughout the Ukraine the gentry were hunted down, flayed, burnt, blinded and sawn asunder.
A flashlight blinded her.
of the 16th of August 1527, 2 during the absence in France of Wolsey, who, not blinded by passion like Henry, naturally opposed the undesirable alliance, and was negotiating a marriage with Renee, daughter of Louis XII.
Five years later, however, fearing lest his brother might stand in the way of his heir, the infant prince Stephen, Coloman imprisoned Almos and his son Bela in a monastery and had them blinded.
The reign of Philippicus was brought to a close through a conspiracy headed by two of his generals, who caused him to be blinded.
On his return to Constantinople, Constantine managed to escape to the Asiatic coast, but being brought back practically by force he was seized and blinded.
But with the excuse of a pretended plot he put a number of the most conspicuous persons in the kingdoms to death, and had William himself blinded.
322 (April 934) he was dethroned and blinded, and died in poverty seven years later.
There were thus in Bagdad three caliphs who had been dethroned and blinded, Qahir, Mottaqi and Mostakfi.
against the Latins, but was blinded by that ex-monarch and fell into the hands of the crusaders, who put him to death by casting him from the top of the Pillar of Theodosius as the murderer of Alexius IV.
Taken by surprise, puzzled by the comparative silence of their own guns and blinded by the mist, the troops of the 10th Div.
Papal monarchy and Holy Roman Empire were not the only political phenomena of their age, and it is possible that their vast pretensions have somewhat blinded historians as to their real importance.
Symonds lead one to imagine, suddenly throw off a cowl that has blinded the eyes for a thousand years to the beauty of the world around, and awaken all at once to the mere joy of living.
His brother Balash (484488), being unable to repel them, was deposed and blinded, and the crown was bestowed on Kavadh I.
In 1357 he was deposed and blinded, and though restored was exiled again and died in.
Said Mahommed, son of Mirza Daud, a chief mullah at Meshed, whose mother was the reputed daughter of Suleiman, declared himself king, and imprisoned and blinded Shah Rukh.
At this juncture Abmad Shah Abdali reappeared in Persian Khorasan from Herat; he attacked and took possession of Meshed, slew Mir Alam, and, pledging the local chiefs to support the blinded prince in retaining the kingdom of his grandfather, returned to Afghanistan.
Four of the eight were murdered, one was blinded, and one cruelly mutilated.
In one case a brother murdered a brother, in another an uncle blinded his nephew.
That a learned man like Hippolytus should refer a work which contains quotations from the Epistles and Gospels to Simon Magus, who was probably older than Jesus Christ, shows the extent to which men can be blinded by religious bigotry.
Lycurgus was blinded by Zeus and soon died, or became frantic and hewed down his own son, mistaking him for a vine.
His earlier years were troubled continually by the intrigues of his natural half-brother Zbigniew, who till he was imprisoned and blinded involved Boleslaus in frequent contests with Bohemia and the emperor Henry V.
Throughout the Ukraine the Polish gentry were hunted down, flayed and burnt alive, blinded and sawn asunder.
It was put down with the same decisive energy that William had shown in 1088, and this time he was merciless; he blinded and mutilated William of Ets, shut up Mowbray of Northumberland for life in a monastery, and hanged many men of lesser rank.
Basil blinded 15,000 prisoners, leaving a one-eyed man to every hundred to lead them to their tsar, who fainted at the sight and died two days later.
The latter, however, was slain in 1166 in consequence of having wantonly blinded the king of Dal Araide.
Odysseus at length succeeded in making the giant drunk, blinded him by plunging a burning stake into his eye while he lay asleep, and with six of his friends (the others having been devoured by Polyphemus) made his escape by clinging to the bellies of the sheep let out to pasture.
Pietro Della Vigna, accused of treasonable designs, was disgraced; and the once all-powerful favourite and minister, blinded now and in rags, was dragged in the emperor's train, as a warning to traitors, till in despair he dashed out his brains.
The judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah (which of course they believed to be under the waters of the lake, in accordance with the absurd theory first found in Josephus and still often repeated) blinded these good pilgrims to the ever-fresh beauty of this most lovely lake, whose blue and sparkling waters lie deep between rocks and precipices of unsurpassable grandeur.
Every thought of the bastard who had my wife in his sick clutches nearly blinded me with the rage of a mad man.
Determined first to get rid of her cotton mouth and then to kill Jake, she wrenched open the door, blinded by the hall light she didn't recall leaving on.
Blinded, she tripped over a stool and hauled herself into a corner, chest heaving and body slick with sweat and blood.
We've been blinded by the money raised, he argues, fooled by a show biz sham.
chiropractic manipulation for back pain: blinded review of relevant randomized clinical trials.
In bullfights, bulls are often debilitated with tranquilizers or beatings and are blinded by having petroleum jelly rubbed into their eyes.
debilitated with tranquilizers or beatings and are blinded by having petroleum jelly rubbed into their eyes.
If you can't tell the difference with this then perhaps you are blinded by money?
Why is so much of the media blinded by his obvious duplicity?
electrifying pace and many just simply got blinded away.
The fact they blinded the goniometer was significant, as they reduced bias.
He becomes a lone gunslinger who is so blinded by his compulsion that it obscures any other motive for living.
He is wise and good and acts in perfect holiness and you're blinded by anger.
This included animals which had been blinded, severely mutilated, or with open wounds.
opportunism of the leadership should not be blinded by such games.
By teaming up with top research institutes, ORBIS is working to eliminate this ancient scourge which has blinded people for centuries.
These achievements are especially remarkable for one who was blinded by smallpox at the age of one.
splendourered and covered my eyes, drenched and scorched and blinded by the unaccustomed splendor of the sun beneath my feet.
swing the ax I was blinded by snow and the wind pushed me off balance.
Plutarch, who is clearly blinded by Pericles' subsequent brilliance, makes him suddenly burst into prominence and hold the highest place for 4 o years (i.e.
Rastislaus finally fell into the hands of Louis the German, who blinded him, and forced him to end his days as a monk;, but his successor, Svatopluk (d.
In 1261 Michael, having recovered Constantinople, induced Arsenius again to undertake the office of patriarch, but soon incurred his severe censure by ordering the young prince John to be blinded.
By this time Burgers was no longer blinded by _the foolish optimism of a visionary who had woven finespun theories of what an ideal republic might be.
The facility of their style and the frequent occurrence of would-be weighty epigrams blinded his critics to the fact that, in spite of his recognition of the importance of observation, he made no real contribution to political theory (see Sir Leslie Stephen, English Thought in the Eighteenth Century, x.
Thus the rabbit and the dog are not absolutely blinded by removal of the entire cortex, but in man destruction of the occipital cortex produces total blindness, even to the extent that the pupil of the eye does not respond when light is flashed into the eye.
His sons were killed, and he was blinded and carried to Babylon in chains (cf.
He was accordingly seized, blinded and afterwards murdered with prolonged torture, the brutal Kamran striking the first blow.
Forwarded under escort to Teheran, they were, according to Watson, ordered to be sent on thence as state prisoners to Ardebil, but the farman-farma died on the way, and his brother was blinded before incarceration.
(1 I) Adventure with an ogre, who is blinded and deceived by a pun of the hero's.
Will " Blinded " prove to be no more than a brief reminder of former glories?
I staggered and covered my eyes, drenched and scorched and blinded by the unaccustomed splendor of the sun beneath my feet.
Every time I wanted to swing the ax I was blinded by snow and the wind pushed me off balance.
It is easy to offend others when blinded by hubris.
Blinded by hubris, the terrorist refused to acknowledge that his downfall was approaching.
Blinded by hubris, the terrorist refused to acknowledge that his downfall was approching.
Many songs can be found at this site including Pill for the Kill, The Dark, Blinded by Life, Anthem to the Estranged and Merciless Onslaught.
If the answer is no, then you're wearing a pair of "sale goggles" - in other words, you're slightly blinded by the low price tag.
Unlike other signs that may be blinded by beauty alone, Pisces is interested in looking into your soul and seeing what lurks there.
Jenna (Tammin Sursok, The Young and the Restless) was blinded in an accident caused by Allison and the girls when they targeted her step-brother Toby for a prank.
As nice as it might seem to have a new friend in the car business, don't let yourself be blinded by the relationship.
She added that Kate and Jon were too blinded by their sudden fame and fortune to see what it was doing to their kids.
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