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5447 examples of behold in sentences

behold!" cried the prophet, "and fall on your knees and pray!

Pfannenstiel continued: "Behold these columns of fire rising from the houses of this town.

Reason resumes her Place after Imagination is cloyed; and I am, with the utmost Distress and Confusion, to behold my self the Cause of uneasie Reflections to you, to be visited by Stealth, and dwell for the future with the two Companions (the most unfit for each other in the World)

Each Bird and Beast behold Approaching two and two, these cowring low With Blandishment; each Bird stoop'd on his Wing: I nam'd them as they pass'd Adam, in the next place, describes a Conference which he held with his Maker upon the Subject of Solitude.

no Change Nor vehement Desire; these Delicacies I mean of Taste, Sight, Smell, Herbs, Fruits, and Flowers, Walks, and the Melody of Birds: but here Far otherwise, transported I behold, Transported touch; here Passion first I felt, Commotion strange!

Oh, the Ecstatic Entertainment, when they could behold their Food immediately increase to the Distributer's Hand, and see their God in Person Feeding and Refreshing his Creatures!

And I look'd, and behold a pale Horse, and his Name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him: and Power was given unto them over the fourth Part of the Earth, to kill with Sword, and with Hunger, and with Sickness, and with the Beasts of the Earth.

Hide me from the Face Of God, whom to behold was then my heighth Of Happiness!

But from me what can proceed But all corrupt Who can afterwards behold the Father of Mankind extended upon the Earth, uttering his midnight Complaints, bewailing his Existence, and wishing for Death, without sympathizing with him in his Distress?

Yet lest they faint At the sad Sentence rigorously urg'd, For I behold them softned, and with Tears Bewailing their Excess, all Terror hide, The Conference of Adam and Eve is full of moving Sentiments.

For though I fled him angry, yet recalled To Life prolonged and promised Race, I now Gladly behold though but his utmost Skirts Of Glory, and far off his Steps adore.

Sight Of Terror foul, and ugly to behold, Horrid to think, how horrible to feel!

Sight so deform, what Heart of Rock could long Dry-eyed behold?

to behold The End of all thy Offspring, End so sad, Depopulation!

This Allusion is taken from that Sublime Passage in Ezekiel, Thus saith the Lord God, behold I am against thee, Pharaoh King of Egypt, the great Dragon that lieth in the midst of his Rivers, which hath said, my River is mine own, and I have made it for my self.

It is certain that if we look all round us, and behold the different Employments of Mankind, you hardly see one who is not, as the Player is, in an assumed Character.

He has given almost every thing about us the Power of raising an agreeable Idea in the Imagination: So that it is impossible for us to behold his Works with Coldness or Indifference, and to survey so many Beauties without a secret Satisfaction and Complacency.

We may further observe, when the Fancy thus reflects on the Scenes that have past in it formerly, those which were at first pleasant to behold, appear more so upon Reflection, and that the Memory heightens the Delightfulness of the Original.

[No. 418, Volume 3.] Why any thing that is unpleasant to behold, pleases the Imagination when well described.

"If a holy person were in my place he would think the Virgin was laughing one moment and crying the next; with a little imagination and faith, behold here is a miracle!

Next she read, "I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth; therefore, enjoy pleasure: and behold this also is vanity."

It is the little things passed carelessly by that grow larger and larger, and stronger and stronger, within the young heart until at last the unsuspecting parents awake in alarm to behold their child in dreadful bondage.

"But behold the drawer was empty.

Behold the feast of the Lord is come, and it is not lawful for thee thus to mourn.

Not unto the earth, for the earth bringeth forth her fruit in due season, and praiseth thee, O Lord!' "And behold an angel of the Lord stood by her and said, 'Anna, thy prayer is heard, thou shalt bring forth, and thy child shall be blessed throughout the whole world.'

And behold another angel came and said to her, 'See, thy husband Joachim is coming with his shepherds;' for an angel had spoken to him also, and had comforted him with promises.

And Joseph was at first afraid, and drew back, but afterwards he took her home to his house, and said to her, 'Behold, I have taken thee from the temple of the Lord, and now I will leave thee in my house, for I must go and follow my trade of building.

He was accompanied, says the Italian legend, by a train of lower angels, anxious to behold and reverence their Queen; these remained, however, at the door, or "before the gate," while Gabriel entered.

St. Bernard says that she was studying the book of the prophet Isaiah, and as she recited the verse, "Behold, a Virgin shall conceive, and bear a son," she thought within her heart, in her great humility, "How blessed the woman of whom these words are written!

But if that moment be chosen in which she expressed her submission to the divine will, "Behold the handmaid of the Lord!

for SHE was imag'd there, By whom the key did open to God's love; And in her act as sensibly imprest That word, 'Behold the handmaid of the Lord,' As figure seal'd on wax.

And he took up this parable, and said, "I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a star out of Jacob, and a sceptre shall rise out of Israel."

And when he came to that verse where it is written, "Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son," he began to misdoubt, in his own mind, how this could be possible; and, after long meditation, fearing to give scandal and offence to the Greeks, he rendered the Hebrew word Virgin by a Greek word which signifies merely a young woman; but when he had written it down, behold an angel effaced it, and substituted the right word.

And when he came to that verse where it is written, "Behold a Virgin shall conceive and bear a son," he began to misdoubt, in his own mind, how this could be possible; and, after long meditation, fearing to give scandal and offence to the Greeks, he rendered the Hebrew word Virgin by a Greek word which signifies merely a young woman; but when he had written it down, behold an angel effaced it, and substituted the right word.

But behold, a miracle!

Will he not say: "Behold a proof of the essential depravity of human nature!

The ascent of the dome Gaspard recommended to defer to a dry and cloudless day, in order that they might behold the queen of the world, Rome, upon and from the proper throne; he therefore proposed, very zealously, the visiting of the Pantheon, because he was eager to let this follow immediately after the impression of Saint Peter's church.

The time is coming when we two shall behold in one spirit that we are blossoms of one plant, or petals of one flower.

AN IDYL OF IDLENESS "Behold, I am my own teacher, and a god hath planted all sorts of melodies in my soul."

Behold to what a condition you have brought me!" The old man regarded him with attention.

I begin to grow acquainted with Colonel Coote, and figure him packing up chests of diamonds, and sending them to his wife against the King's weddingthunder go to the Tower guns, and behold, Broglie and Soubise are totally defeated; if the mob have not much stronger heads and quicker conceptions than I have, they will conclude my Lord Granby is become nabob.

"Behold our desert island!"

It was the view at which Byron was never tired of gazing, as he lay on the flat tombstone close byByron's tomb, as it is still calledof which he wrote: "Again I behold where for hours I have pondered, As reclining, at eve, on yon tombstone I lay, Or round the steep brow of the churchyard I wandered, To catch the last gleam of the sun's setting ray.

But a man came, as a man always will, and put a descent thus and a curve in this manner, and a trestle so; and behold, the line went on.

Given a violent convulsion (only just such a slipping of strata as carelessly piled volumes will accomplish in a book-case) and behold, the heir of all the ages is stark, raving mada brute among the dishevelled hills.

As the tribe grows, and men do not behold the horizon from edge to unbroken edge, their desire to know all about the next man weakens a littlebut not much.

If they care to lift up their eyes from their almost subtropical gardens they can behold snowy peaks across blue bays, which must be good for the soul.

"Behold the small wife, cursed of the gods!"

Behold, I heard a step at the back door, and the loud call of 'Kitty!

His despair, however, is but for a moment; for, behold, a new scholar is announceda comely boy of the same age as his master's son, escorted by a mother of noble mien.

'Behold I will lay thy stones with fair colours and thy foundations with sapphires, and I will make thy windows of agate.'

Diego must have put an extra crimp in mane and tail, for the waves were beautiful to behold; he had surely polished the hoofs so that they shone; and nature had done the rest, when she made Surry the proud, gentle, high-stepping animal he was.

It does not often fall to the lot of the white man to behold the wild people of the earth, engaged in their daily avocations, completely unconscious that the gaze of a superior class of beings is upon them.

Behold your bow, Sire, and your arm-guard.

Great King, behold!

Behold me, best and loveliest of women, Delivered from the cloud of fatal darkness That erst oppressed my memory.

Again Behold us brought together by the grace Of the great lord of Heaven.

"Behold, friend, these two beautiful and innocent little dears!" "You can give me more bills ..." urged Segrave, "and you lose ...

"What on earth have you boys been up to?" "Behold in us the city bakers!" said George with a wave of the hand and he and his companion struck an attitude which again drew forth much hilarity from the onlookers.

We need feel no surprise that, in ancient times, the multitude uncovered as Cicero approached, and cried: "Behold the orator!"

Galen, when he had finished his work on the structure of the human body, exclaimed: "Behold this beautiful hymn to the glory of the Creator!"

The eye resigns itself to behold a bad gesture, but the ear does not forgive a false note or a false inflection.

Behold, what curious rooms!

Behold the keenest marksman!

Please God, might I behold him In epauletted white, I should not fear the foe then, I should not fear the fight.

The strange, fixed glitter of his eyes was unpleasant to behold.

What would he say, to behold the "fires kindled in Smithfield, and all over the town," on the 17th of November; to behold the Pope borne in triumph on the shoulders of the people, with a cardinal on the one side, and the Pretender on the other?

What would he say, to behold the "fires kindled in Smithfield, and all over the town," on the 17th of November; to behold the Pope borne in triumph on the shoulders of the people, with a cardinal on the one side, and the Pretender on the other?

I again behold?" exclaimed an elderly gentleman, as she came forward, and hastily advancing, seized both her hands, and pressed them with unfeigned warmth and pleasure, which greeting Mrs. Hamilton as cordially returned.

I am not wont to be sanguine, but somewhat whispers within me you will returnthese scenes behold again.

She struggled to behold heaven's mercy in affliction, and rapidly, more rapidly than she was herself aware of, was this young and gentle girl progressing in the paths of grace.

" "My approbation I cannot withdraw, Ellen, for most sincerely do I esteem the young man; and there are few whom I would so gladly behold united to my family as himself.

Emmeline, you are silent; do you not agree with me in wishing to behold our gentle Ellen the wife of one so universally beloved as this young clergyman?"

Oh, my mother, would that you could behold your Edward now; that your blessing could be mine.

But no sooner did the former old cockwho had game blood in him, repute saidreturn from a distant excursion into the cornfields with his especial favorites about him, and behold the mighty majesty of the monster, than his pride and ire blazed up.

But look again at this destroyer, and in place of the desert woods, lurked in by a few wild beasts and wilder men, behold, a whole New England of civilization has come up!

I behold in each of you an imprisoned angel, that is yet to burst forth, and to live and shine in the better sphere.

Thus were my sympathies enlarged, and thus 175 Daily the common range of visible things Grew dear to me: already I began To love the sun; a boy I loved the sun, Not as I since have loved him, as a pledge And surety of our earthly life, a light 180 Which we behold and feel we are alive;

The dignity accorded to Castruccio exalted him above all external demonstration, but he understood that his native city longed to behold, and to surround with personal applause, the person of her idol.

To behold Nobili once moreonly to behold himfilled her with rapture.

To behold Nobili once moreonly to behold himfilled her with rapture.

And they tremble and dwindle before her amazed, and, behold, with a breath, Unhasting, unangered advancing, she dooms them to terror and death.

Behold the confession, subscribed by the one, and witnessed by the other.

Ample accommodation for the knightly company and their attendants, as well as for the multitudes congregated to behold them was afforded by the broad area in front of Westminster Hall; nevertheless, as those in the rear could not see as well as those in front, every chance elevation offering a better view was eagerly seized upon.

" "As certain as that we are standing here," said the apprentice; "and if you want further proof, behold, he is closing his visor.

When their work is done, behold Treasures, richer far than gold, Fill the farmers store-house wide

Now another change behold All the varied tints of gold, Purple, crimson, orange, green

The fame of Tawhaki rose to the skies, and one of the daughters of heaven stole down to behold him at night, vanishing away at dawn.

[Illustration] Chapter VI MISSION SCHOONER AND WHALE BOAT "Behold I bring you good tidings of great joy.

And hour by hour among all shapes that grow Of purple mints and daisies gemmed with gold In sweet unrest my visions come and go; I feel and hear and with quiet eyes behold; And hour by hour, the ever-journeying sun, In gold and shadow spun, Into mine eyes and blood, and through the dim Green glimmering forest of the grass shines down,

This settlement is on the mainland, and consists apparently merely of this house, (to which the overseer retires when the poisonous malaria of the rice plantations compels him to withdraw from it,) and a few deplorably miserable hovels, which appeared to me to be chiefly occupied by the most decrepid and infirm samples of humanity it was ever my melancholy lot to behold.

"Behold the much-desired ocean!

all ye men, who have shared such efforts, behold the country of which the son of Comogre and other natives told us such wonders!" As a symbol of possession he built a heap of stones in the form of an altar, and that posterity might not accuse them of falsehood, they inscribed the name of the King of Castile here and there on the tree trunks on both slopes of that summit, erecting several heaps of stones.

From wherever they sail, between Cape San Augustins, belonging to the Portuguese and facing the Atlas, as far as Uraba and the port of Cerabaro and the other western lands recently discovered, the navigators behold during their entire voyage, whether near at hand or in the distance mountain ranges; sometimes their slopes are gentle, sometimes lofty, rough, and rocky, or perhaps clothed with woods and shrubbery.

His fleet consisted of seventeen vessels, carrying fifteen hundred men, to which number he had been restricted; for he left behind him more than two thousand discontented and disconsolate men, who begged to be allowed to embark at their own expense; such was their avidity for gold and such their desire to behold the new continent.

Behold the royal fleet at anchor in these strange countries and behold the Spaniards established, not only in the Tropic of Cancer, but almost on the equator,contrary to the opinion of many scientists,ready to settle and to found colonies.

Behold the royal fleet at anchor in these strange countries and behold the Spaniards established, not only in the Tropic of Cancer, but almost on the equator,contrary to the opinion of many scientists,ready to settle and to found colonies.

Never more shall we behold this once amiable companion, this once innocent and happy girl.

This parent I here behold inhumanly stripped of the best solace of her declining years by the insnaring machinations of a profligate debauchee.

"The spheres which we behold may each have their variety of intelligent 'being,' as links in nature's beautiful chain, connecting the smallest insect with the incomprehensible and immutable God.