Forests and fields beyond the camp, unseen before, were now visible in the distance.
The unseen creature placed a plate of food beside her.
They could not see the horses, but only heard them splashing through the unseen mud.
He tried to pass either in front of them or to the right or left, but there were soldiers everywhere, all with the same preoccupied expression and busy with some unseen but evidently important task.
To her surprise an unseen hand clutched her and held her suspended in the air.
YAMA (Sanskrit "twin," in allusion to his being twin with his sister Yami, traditionally the first human pair), in Hindu mythology, judge of men and king of the unseen world.
The water must in ritual washings run off in order to carry away the miasma or unseen demon of disease; and accordingly in baptism the early Christians used living or running water.
The return trip took them past Bascomb Place and as they rounded the corner, Fred yelled "Stop!" so violently Dean thought he was about to run down an unseen nun.
With an intense capacity for visualizing the unseen, and a kindly dignity, he combined a large sense of humour.
Lastly, there is usually to be discerned amongst such lower races a belief in unseen powers pervading the universe, this belief shaping itself into an animistic or spiritualistic theology, mostly resulting in some kind of worship. If, again, high savage or low barbaric types be selected, as among the North American Indians, Polynesians, and Kaffirs of South Africa, the same elements of culture appear, but at a more advanced stage, namely, a more full and accurate language, more knowledge of the laws of nature, more serviceable implements, more perfect industrial processes, more definite and fixed social order and frame of government, more systematic and philosophic schemes of religion and a more elaborate and ceremonial worship. At intervals new arts and ideas appear, such as agriculture and pasturage, the manufacture of pottery, the use of metal implements and the device of record and communication by picture writing.
But the real nature of these unseen principles eludes our research: they are only known to us by their external manifestations.
They enumerate the following primary types of instinctive behaviour: the manner of attacking and capturing a particular kind of prey which alone affords the requisite presentation to sense; the manner of conveying the prey to the nest; the general style and locality of the nest; the method and order of procedure in stocking the nest with food for the unseen young.
The term may, however, be conveniently used to describe the early stage of religion in which man endeavours to set up relations between himself and the unseen powers, conceived as spirits, but differing in many particulars from the gods of polytheism.
Hutton as "unequalled for grandeur of outline, purity of taste and radiance of total effect"; while his latest and longest, "The Dream of Gerontius," is generally recognized as the happiest effort to represent the unseen world that has been made since the time of Dante.
A lesson in geometry, given by Ostilio Ricci to the pages of the grand-ducal court, chanced, tradition avers, to have Galileo for an unseen listener; his attention was riveted, his dormant genius was roused, and he threw all his energies into the new pursuit thus unexpectedly presented to him.
His readers needed most the moral heroism of fidelity to the Unseen, which made men "despise shame" due to aught that sinners in their unbelief might do to them (xii.
Faraday's mind, however, revolted against this notion; he felt intuitively that these distance actions must be the result of unseen operations in the interposed medium.
A'Ran's low voice came to her through the unseen speaker.
All were conscious of this unseen line, and the question whether they would cross it or not, and how they would cross it, agitated them all.
They now bade farewell to the kind but unseen people of the cottage, and after the man had called their attention to a high, pyramid-shaped mountain on the opposite side of the Valley, and told them how to travel in order to reach it, they again started upon their journey.
He felt the sense of foreboding again, the unseen danger toward Katie.
Along with these reasons would co-operate towards the exclusion of visible aids to devotion, not only the church's sacramental use of Christ's name as a name of power, and its living sense of his continued real though unseen presence, but also, during the first years, its constant expectation of his second advent as imminent.
"Here are strangers, mama!" cried the shrill and childish voice of some unseen person.
Aside from the infrequent sound of a passing car on the avenue, only the murmur of unseen waves lapping at the sand broke the stillness.
A yellowish glow emitted from some unseen light source in the grey walls reminded her of a late winter afternoon that never ended.
Dean leaned over and grasped the taut line that ran unseen over the edge.
He moved closer to her in case the unseen threat attacked, hands on the hilts of his daggers.
They had stayed close by their homes, watching unseen, for a few years, until it became too painful.
Outcasts alone, the offspring of irregular unions, could be ignorant of the blood which ran in their veins, of the unseen ancestors to be fed and tended in family and gentile rites.'
Though the Committee of Union and Progress took no open part in governing the country, and remained an unseen mysterious power, they had their nominees in the Ministry, and at the beginning of 1909 could already influence the policy of the Government.
With passionate earnestness he sets over against these his constructive theory as to the efficacy, the heavenly yet unseen reality, of the definitive "purification of sins" (i.
If some, and not the least essential, of these aspects are quasi-negative, it must be remembered that negations - witness the Unseen, the Unknown, the Infinite of a more advanced theology - are well adapted to supply that mystery on which the religious consciousness feeds with the slight basis of conceptual support it needs.
Two years later he took up Calvert's work on the former site, and, convinced that Troy must be on the lowest level, hewed his way down, regardless of the upper strata, wherein lay unseen the remains of which he was really in search.
He believed in the spiritual and unseen rather than in the outward and visible unity of Christendom.
21, d) is revealed, exhibiting the wings and other imaginal structures, which have been developed unseen beneath the cuticle of the larva.
From those early days when a fond mother wrote of him as having been " truly converted to God," down to the verge of ninety years, he lived in the habitual contemplation of the unseen world, and regulated his private and public action by reference to a code higher than that of mere prudence or worldly wisdom.
And some years pass during which he plays a pitiful comedy to himself in solitude on his island, justifying his actions by intrigues and lies when the justification is no longer needed, and displaying to the whole world what it was that people had mistaken for strength as long as an unseen hand directed his actions.
Katie jerked awake from the latest one where she and Toby were running from the unseen demon down a sandy beach.
Small waxen images of the Manes called Lares, clothed in dogskin, and on feast days crowned with garlands, stood round the family hearth of which they were the unseen guardians (but see Lares).
They thus fell in whole ranks by the hands of unseen antagonists.
Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.
In the darkness, it seemed as though a gloomy unseen river was flowing always in one direction, humming with whispers and talk and the sound of hoofs and wheels.
"How CAN we 'scape?" asked Dorothy, nervously, for an unseen danger is always the hardest to face.
" it Polity was thought that in future it would be more consonant with the imperial dignity for the sovereign to remain concealed behind a grating where, unseen, he could hear all that was said.
His last start came when he sailed, unseen by Nelson, on the 30th of March.
Three extraordinary instances are produced by his friends and followers in proof of his seership and admission into the unseen world.
(3) The Book of the Dead - a guide-book for the departed on his long journey in the unseen world to the abode of the blessed - shows the attention the Egyptian religion gave to the state of the dead.
Three hundred English horsemen appear to have stolen round Randolph's flank unseen by him, and Bruce is said to have warned him that " a rose had fallen from his chaplet."
Such knowledge floods the soul unseen with a soundless tidal wave of deepening thought.
The Bible gives me a deep, comforting sense that "things seen are temporal, and things unseen are eternal."
To the left down below in the mist, the musketry fire of unseen forces could be heard.
The value of that unseen ally he well knew: "Once again, let me tell you," he wrote to General Clarke on the 10th of October 1809, "in war moral and opinion are more than half of the reality."
The Seen and Unseen.
The Semitic peoples were essentially theocratic in their religion; they used the forms of the sensuous imagination in setting forth the realities of the unseen world.
Tait he wrote The Unseen Universe, at first published anonymously, which was intended to combat the common notion of the incompatibility of science and religion.
What is done in material semblance, he then argues, is repeated in the unseen medium of the Spirit.
Both are blessed by the clergy, whose petition now is that God " may preserve this child and cause him to grow up by the unseen grace of His power and made him worthy in due season of the washing of baptism."
The duke of Norfolk was a Protestant, but his convictions were weaker than his ambition, and he fell a victim to Marys unseen charms. The Catholic north of England ~~ was to rise under the earls of Westmorland and andexNorthumberland, who objected to Elizabeths seizure communiof their mines and jurisdictions as well as to her proscription of their faith; and the pope was to assist with a bull of deposition.
It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
Then the voice said something more, Demyan replied, and the steps in the felt boots approached the unseen bend of the staircase more rapidly.
"The ways of God are past finding out!" she thought, feeling that the Almighty Hand, hitherto unseen, was becoming manifest in all that was now taking place.
Tait collaborated with Balfour Stewart in the Unseen Universe, which was followed by Paradoxical Philosophy.
"Run for the river!" shouted the Wizard, and Jim quickly freed himself from his unseen tormenters by a few vicious kicks and then obeyed.
The owner of the unseen voice laughed lightly and said:
World class vistas, trickling silver rivers of high snow melt-off, sky as blue as a queen's velvet robe, and the green and grey of forest and rock towering in every direction—all went unseen.
The two ladies had joined Fred in the parlor where he was showing them the letters they had purchased from him, sight unseen.
A day later he called again, saying he had driven by the place and was willing to take it, sight unseen.
He eluded the Confederate lookout and reached the "Albemarle" unseen.
They further say, govern and regulate your feelings, discharge your duties to God and to man, and you will gain everlasting blessedness; purify your heart, cultivate devotional feelings and you will see Him who is unseen.
He had often spoken of his daughter Jane to Herbert, and "so much commended Mr Herbert to her, that Jane became so much a Platonic as to fall in love with Mr Herbert unseen."
Hirata answered by anticipation the modern reproach against Shinto, founded on the absence of any definite morality connected with it, by laying down the simple rule, " Act so that you need not be ashamed before the Kami of the unseen."
The Silurian genera Eucladia and Euthemon have the rays greatly reduced and merged in the disk, so that the ambulacrals are unseen.
He was a soldier of infinite personal courage and daring, of striking military energy, initiative and resource; a high, pure and single character, dwelling much in the region of the unseen.
World class vistas, trickling silver rivers of high snow melt-off, sky as blue as a queen's velvet robe, and the green and grey of forest and rock towering in every directionâ€”all went unseen.
She sensed the unseen scars of war and strife, the price of Anshan's struggle, buried deep beneath the surface of the hardened man before her.
In fact they were experiencing a complete range of unseen emotions from hysteria, through delight to utter despair.
I don't pretend to understand the alchemy that inspires an audience to chase after one film sight unseen, and not another.
Able to remain submerged for months at a time, conventionally armed nuclear powered attack submarines can cover a vast distance unseen and unheard.
Seconds later he too is murdered by an unseen assailant.
The self-taught alto saxophonist's debut album Conversations With the Unseen uniquely mixes post bop jazz and rap with ease.
Then methought the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Seraphim whose footfalls tinkled on the tufted floor.
oral component Reading comprehension is integrated in the oral where an unseen passage is used to provide material for reading aloud and discussion.
Here the dance takes off with everyday people entangled in vanity reflected in an unseen mirror.
Assessment method: Three hour, unseen, closed book examination.
fleeting glimpse, of the unseen love behind all things.
Do not wade through high floodwaters; manhole covers may have lifted, leaving deep and dangerous unseen holes.
The release also includes unseen footage of three songs.
so fixed, so immutable are the laws by which the unseen Author of nature actuates the universe.
chief interrogator and administrator is Number Two, but he isn't the boss - an unseen Number One is the boss.
nameless, unseen faces already crumbling into yellow soil.
After he left radio he was the unseen narrator of the television series The Untouchables from 1959 until 1963.
The BBC is to release both series of Fawlty Towers on DVD, including some previously unseen outtakes.
I had come from a city where a few unnamed trees grew out of asphalt pavements, ignored, unseen.
Could these suggestions connect him as an unseen influence in the protagonist's current predicament?
Numerous Siskins, several redpolls & unseen Crossbill s. More than 40 Goldcrests in the woods.
regret the disappearance of true dark, pitch-black nights, full of things unseen.
The unseen eggs remain where dogs carrying the toxocara roundworm have defecated, long after the feces have disappeared.
slaydly, in no time at all, the two stoners are brutally slain by some unseen hairy monster.
His quiet unseen ministry among the sick, the elderly and the dying brought solace and hope to many.
HMS Unseen is a story about the terrorists who use subterfuge to get their results.
translation of unseen passages.
But there's something else about the place that takes the breath away; something elusive and unseen, yet undeniable.
The poets inspired many to unleash hitherto unseen potential " .
A previously unseen, huge room filled with neon lights fills my sight.
However, technology today allows us to visualize this largely unseen world.
Meridian systems are designed so that they can be mounted virtually unseen in video walls with the electronics rack mounted in standard formats.
The foundations are what the house sits on but the work done and the financial cost are mostly unseen.
Summary: Sounds good, but as yet unseen.
unseen by the naked eye.
unseen by the general public.
They were cash transactions, bought sight unseen, no returns allowed.
unseen footage of three songs.
unseen examination covering all four modules.
During the 18th century this deep under-work of scientific history continued to advance, though for the most part unseen by the brilliant writers whose untrustworthy generalities passed for history in the salons of the old regime.
Thus it is that Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I gave evidence of things unseen.
Kind to every one, he goes about doing good, silent and unseen.
"England is done for," said he, scowling and pointing his finger at someone unseen.
Numerous Siskins, several Redpolls & unseen Crossbill s. More than 40 Goldcrests in the woods.
One correction: Contemporary Breton storytellers regret the disappearance of true dark, pitch-black nights, full of things unseen.
Sadly, in no time at all, the two stoners are brutally slain by some unseen hairy monster.
They were also perplexed by ' unseen hands ' knocking objects off shelves, stealthy footsteps on landings, ' cold spots '.
Classes in the third term will also provide practice in the translation of unseen passages.
But there 's something else about the place that takes the breath away; something elusive and unseen, yet undeniable.
The program serves as a dedicated showcase for new, previously unseen or underexposed work by artists from across the UK.
The poets inspired many to unleash hitherto unseen potential .
She explores the use of color, light and her photographic images reveal qualities often unseen by the naked eye.
It normally goes unrewarded and unseen by the general public.
At the end of the course you will take an unseen examination covering all four modules.
Ten concerns about unseen written exams: They do n't do much to increase the want to learn.
The second section contains four unseen passages in Modern Hebrew, on two of which candidates should write a critical analysis.
In whiteout conditions, Yates lowered Simpson over the edge of an unseen cliff.
Be careful when purchasing coins sight unseen.
Furthermore, there may not be a warranty, and you are making a fairly substantial purchase sight unseen.
The pollution has both visible and unseen effects on humans, animals, trees, and other living things as well as buildings, natural areas, and the ozone layer.
I fell in love with the beautiful children whose faces often go unseen and I just wanted to help them in any way that I could.
Often puppies are bought sight unseen and arrive via airplane.
In some cases, the breeder may be located in another state entirely, and the puppy or dog is purchased sight unseen.
Avoid buying a vintage piece sight unseen, such as online.
Sometimes it's the unseen that makes a woman feel her sexiest.
Ask anyone who's stepped out in a glamorous bra or panties and she'll usually tell you how bold and beautiful she feels, if only for the hint of mystery involved in wearing something so sexy, yet completely unseen by others.
Modern plus size cocktail dresses, though, exhibit a sense of style heretofore unseen in the plus size world.
If you did it right, the ball will go down the rail, setting off an unseen explosive.
The key disadvantage to buying from eBay is that you are buying the phone sight unseen.
The physician's primary concern is to determine if significant unseen injury exists.
Many believe that the spiritual nature of yin and yang energies begin in the unseen realm and it's through logical thought processes that yin and yang take form by manifesting into the physical realm.
You will generally feel as though you are fighting an unseen enemy.
You may not want to make permanent living arrangements sight unseen, so staying temporarily in a hotel might be the best option.
They might have some color or patterns, but anything in the way of more novelty was virtually unseen.
Exercise caution when buying pool toys sight unseen to ensure they are well-constructed, made with non-toxic materials and safe for the age group of children who will be playing with them.
Simply, a zombie is a dead person who has been brought back to the living by an unseen, unnatural or supernatural force.
Examine the ring in person, rather than buying it sight unseen online or by catalog.
It's difficult to buy anything "sight unseen" because even though every website mentioned above offers pictures of the products they offer, you still cannot tell how the materials feel or really see the quality of the construction.
Aquarius, like Scorpio, lives in the realm of things unseen but, unlike Scorpio, is mainly concerned with motivations, Aquarius is fascinated by the electrical impulses of thoughts and how those thoughts are then made manifest.
She swims out to the buoy, and while he is asleep on the beach, she fights a losing battle against an unseen predator.
At least it didn't have any Ewoks in it and that annoying Jar Jar Binks was almost completely unseen.
The unseen entity identified herself as "Kate".
Attacks by an unseen, intelligent entity shatter our conception of reality.
The Bell Witch's violence terrifies the reader with the feeling of helplessness in the face of an unseen tormentor.
The thought of an unseen being able to hurt, murder and see into the future frightens us to the core.
While attending to the girl, the doctor reported watching the words "Esther Cox you are mine to kill" etch itself into the wall plaster by unseen hands.
A buckskin-clad cowboy was spotted in a hotel room standing by the bed, talking to an unseen person.
Video footage of paranormal activity ranges from apparitions to objects moved by unseen forces.
Guests who tour the lighthouse report being touched by an unseen presence and objects moving, as well as the sound of large boots walking up and down the lighthouse stairs.
Much of the paranormal activity consists of things the viewer cannot participate in and must rely upon Fielding or the team to report, such as feelings of fear, doom or terror, or having clothes tugged by unseen hands.
Cabinet doors open by themselves or objects sail across the room as though they have been thrown by an unseen force.
The second season finale ended with J.R. shot by an unseen assailant.
When you buy from an online auction website you are always buying items unseen and as such it is important to check the vendor's feedback before buying.
Beneath the layers of a written plan are hours of unseen research and preparation, kind of like a financial planning iceberg floating in the sea with only 1/11th of its totality showing.
It's not easy to convert a car buyer who prefers to kick the tires into an online buyer of used cars sight unseen.
Treating Blood Stained Sheets Sheets are liable to be left with untreated or unseen blood stains until they have been dried for several days.
From crude, practical items made at home to elaborate feats of technical wonder designed by sewing wizards, to basic machine-manufactured pieces, a lot goes into that which spends most of its time unseen.
Your best option, if you're buying sight unseen, is to order something custom made from a reputable source.
In September 2009, the Fox network aired a two-hour special called Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage.
Clean House Comes Clean - This is an occasional show that features outtakes and other unseen footage from previous episodes.
All around the castle people are being petrified, literally turned into stone-like monuments by an unseen force and poor Harry has the misfortune of being in the wrong place at the wrong time on more than one occasion.
The plot features a young virginal woman newly arrived in an isolated location - usually a governess - who is menaced by unseen dangers.
But more important is the less glamorous task of tackling serious disrepair - doing the unseen jobs to remedy damp and deterioration.
unseen narrator of the television series The Untouchables from 1959 until 1963.
unseen written exams: They don't do much to increase the want to learn.
unseen passages in Modern Hebrew, on two of which candidates should write a critical analysis.
Option theory is similar to an iceberg where the majority of matter lurks unseen.
He approaches the deck with such care, trying to remain unseen.
And be warned: A huge chasm of a bunker lies unseen down there, guarding the green to the right.
Things have to get worse before better, but even when you think things are cool thereÃ¢s always something foul going unseen.
Overall an excellent weekend and with so much passage left unseen we must return.
whiteout conditions, Yates lowered Simpson over the edge of an unseen cliff.
It seems to have been common among the Jews, and the case of the witch of Endor is narrated in a way to suggest something beyond fraud; in the book of magic which bears the name of Dr Faustus may be found many of the formulae for raising demons; in England may be mentioned especially Dr Dee as one of the most famous of those who claimed before the days of modern spiritualism to have intercourse with the unseen world and to summon demons at his will.
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