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Eye

Latin, oculus; Italian, occhio; Spanish, ojo: Russian, oko; Dutch, oog; Saxon, eáge (where g is pronounced like y); French, oeil. In my mind's eye. In my perceptive thought. The eye …

Eyes

The Almond Eyes. The Chinese. “He will not receive a very warm welcome from the Almond Eyes.” — F. Millar: On the Central Saints' Rest (1891). Eyes to the blind. A staff…

Eyed

One-eyed people. (See Arimaspians, Cyclops.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894EyreEyes A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X …

Eyes and Tears

Eyes and Tears How wisely Nature did decree, With the same Eyes to weep and see! That, having view'd the object vain, They might be ready to complain. And since the Self-deluding Sight, In a …

Eye of Greece

(The). Athens. “Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts.” Milton: Paradise Regained, book iv. 240. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Eye of the…

Eye of the Storm

An opening between the storm clouds. (See Bull's Eye.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894EyesEye of the Baltic A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P …

Eye of the Baltic

(The). Gottland, in the Baltic. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Eye of the StormEye of Greece A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V…

Eye of the Beholder

Director/Writer:Stephan ElliotDestination Films; R; 102 minutesRelease:1/00Cast:Ashley Judd, Ewan McGregor, Ann-Marie Brow The man who brought the world Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, writer…

Eye of a Needle

Lady Duff Gordon, writing from Cairo, says: “Yesterday I saw a camel go through the eye of a needle —i.e. a low arched door of an enclosure. He must kneel and bow his head to g…

Miller's Eye

(A). Lumps of unleavened flour in bread; so called because they are little round lumps like an eye. To put the miller's eye out. To make broth or pudding so thin that the miller's eye woul…