espy

All Noun Verb
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  • There were no tall trees near behind which we could run should he espy us. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He looked across the room and started at something which he espied for the first time. Cited from The Portion of Labor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Within them he could espy a dark mass that as he approached took form. Cited from Once Aboard The Lugger, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • I felt at last like one espying on another, and so I came away. Cited from A Heroine of France, The Story of Joan of Arc, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He looked round and espied a chair, which he brought up close to the bed. Cited from What Timmy Did, by Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes
  • At length, espying us, off they set at a great rate through the forest. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • In the distance down one of these he espied some slaves at work. Cited from Captain Blood, by Rafael Sabatini
  • The dog espied her before she saw him, for he was coming toward her when she discovered him. Cited from To The Last Man, by Zane Grey
  • He himself, having advanced by night about twelve miles, espied the forces of the enemy. Cited from "De Bello Gallico" and Other Commentaries, by Caius Julius Caesar
  • So he sent on his part men to espy what deeds he did. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 2
  • Less than ten minutes later, Tom espied a small object far away on their port quarter. Cited from Around the World in Ten Days, by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  • Before the boys could answer, however, his keen eyes espied the black form. Cited from Comrades of the Saddle, by Frank V. Webster
  • He soon became aware that the horse he had espied was not upon the road. Cited from The Mermaid, by Lily Dougall
  • This young man espied a few weak places in the enemy's lines. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • They had not gone far, however, when they espied a youth crossing the road before them. Cited from Everychild, by Louis Dodge
  • I espied in one of the smaller groups -- whom d'you think? Cited from Seven Men, by Max Beerbohm
  • They espied Frank and his friends at almost the same moment Frank saw them. Cited from The Boy Allies at Jutland, by Robert L. Drake
  • The third day we espied a vessel making towards us under sail. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments Complete
  • The third day we espied a vessel making toward us under sail. Cited from The Arabian Nights: Their Best-known Tales, ed. by Wiggin & Smith
  • Then those on a passing ship espied me, and sent out a small boat to my rescue. Cited from Young Captain Jack, by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
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