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The Caliph gave him a piece of money, and was passing on, but the blind man seized his hand, and held him fast.
'Sight' is a 'positive', 'blindness' a 'privative', but 'to possess sight' is not equivalent to 'sight', 'to be blind' is not equivalent to 'blindness'.
'You had better traverse it again,' said the blind man, preparing to descend, 'till you find some lodgings suitable to your taste.
The door from the office opened, and Johnnie Gardener came in, directing Blind d'Arnault--he would never consent to be led.
I have said that Caleb and his poor Blind Daughter lived here.
They grew up with neither love for nor understanding of their stern blind father.
Dana, Prof., on blind cave-animals; on relations of crustaceans of Japan, on crustaceans of New Zealand
I was so much startled that I struggled to withdraw, but the blind man pulled me close up to him with a single action of his arm.
When I paused for a moment at the door, and marked how fresh and free the whole scene was - what sparkling bubbles glanced upon the waves, and welled up every moment to the surface, as though the world below, like that above, were radiant with the bright day, and gushing over in its fulness of light: when I gazed from sail to sail away upon a ship at sea, a tiny speck of shining white, the only cloud upon the still, deep, distant blue - and, turning, saw a blind boy with his sightless face addressed that way, as though he too had some sense within him of the glorious distance: I felt a kind of sorrow that the place should be so very light, and a strange wish that for his sake it were darker.
Never once was the blind man impatient, while he spent hours each day in squatting on his hams and petting Jerry.
I don't speak of his capacity as a general, but at a time like this how they appoint they appoint a decrepit, blind old man, positively blind?
The blind was down, but the light shone dimly through.