Endeavoring to orient himself, as a surveyor or navigator might say, the man moved his eyes slowly along its visible
length and at a distance of a quarter-mile to the south of his station saw, dim and gray in the haze, a group of horsemen riding to the north.
I will add, to make amends," continued Barbicane, "that the inhabitants of the visible
face are singularly favored by nature, to the detriment of their brethren on the invisible face.
It was still in about the same place, but its surroundings were more visible
Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible
as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
The sudden darkness was comparative, not absolute, for gradually all objects of his environment became again visible
Hence, all my Flatland friends -- when I talk to them about the unrecognized Dimension which is somehow visible
in a Line -- say, 'Ah, you mean BRIGHTNESS': and when I reply, 'No, I mean a real Dimension', they at once retort, 'Then measure it, or tell us in what direction it extends'; and this silences me, for I can do neither.
An enormous hole had been made by the impact of the projectile, and the sand and gravel had been flung violently in every direction over the heath, forming heaps visible
a mile and a half away.
She tried to weary herself into drowsiness by counting over and over again the bunches of roses that were visible
from her point of view.
The answer is, that the two blend in one, and are two faces of the same truth; for justice is the order of the State, and the State is the visible
embodiment of justice under the conditions of human society.
The first impulse of navigation took its visible
form in that tideless basin freed from hidden shoals and treacherous currents, as if in tender regard for the infancy of the art.
And in a low voice, as the cart went slowly along through the midst of the gazing crowd, she poured forth her soul with the wrestling intensity of a last pleading, for the trembling creature that clung to her and clutched her as the only visible
sign of love and pity.
Passing through the narrow arch, I crossed the court-yard, the confined precincts of which were made visible
by a lantern over the portal of the Province House.