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Tend in the Eyes

Dutch, “Iemand naar de oogen te zien. ” The English equivalent is, “to wait on his nod” or beck.

Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides,
So many mermaids, tended her i' the eyes.

Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, ii. 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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