In this vast and changing struggle, events huddle on each other, so that the new blurs and wipes out the old.
The three candles on the bureau made red blurs, and the windows were dimmed by the fog outside.
Who blurs fair paper with foul bastard rhymes, Shall live full many an age in latter times: Who makes a ballad for an alehouse door, Shall live in future times for evermore: Then ( ) thy muse shall live so long, As drafty ballads to thy praise are sung.
So in Churchyard's "Challenge," 1593, p. 251 "Away foule workes, that fil'd my face with blurs!" Again, "Macbeth," act iii.
I hurried forward, and suddenly saw a group of two figuresmere blurs in the darknessfor one instant, at a distance of about fifty yards from where I was.
If he does this, a writer's words will have a purely objective effect, like that of a finished picture in oils; whilst the subjective style is not much more certain in its working than spots on the wall, which look like figures only to one whose phantasy has been accidentally aroused by them; other people see nothing but spots and blurs.
A thin, wet mist hangs over the silent and monotonous houses, and blurs the electric lamps along our road.
When his sister had left them, he wrote to her, describing scenes by brief precise touches which draw the picture that Coleridge blurs with grand phrases.
From nose and ears and gaping mouth the blood trickled; his eyes were blurs of red; his head rolled hideously on his shoulders.
And as he reached the float, the front windows on the hillock broke out yellow, pale blurs in the smoky night.
We could hear the rasping of bolts and the creaking of shutters from the cottages as we thundered past them, but we were only three dark blurs upon the road by the time that the folk could look after us.
There had been many constantly coming and going about the sick bed during the first days, and to him those days were mere blanks of suffering and blurs of pain.
Our very anxiety blurs our vision, and throws our judgment out of focus.
This philosophic tendency mars the artistic effect and blurs the picture which would otherwise have been given.
All that had faded among the incurable blurs of memory.
When he does this his words have a purely objective effect, like that of a completed oil painting; while the subjective style is not much more certain in its effect than spots on the wall, and it is only the man whose fantasy is accidentally aroused by them that sees figures; other people only see blurs.
It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character.
The mist was clearing off Yokohama harbour and a hundred junks had their sails hoisted for the morning breeze, so that the veiled horizon was stippled with square blurs of silver.
Here, Hillas, next to me." Three blurs hugged the sod walls around to the north-east corner.
The blurs swayed like battered leaves on a vine that the wind tore in two at last and flung the living beings wide.
But as the Prince and I drove furiously through, like pursuer and pursued, the busy streets cleared themselves in a twinkling; and we rode through lanes of faces yellow in the lamplight, or in the darker places like blurs of scrabbled whiteness.
A humid look was coming upon the earth, and blurs were over the fading stars.
The southern wall of that strange roomthat quiet room to which only a far, vague murmur of the city's life whispered up, with faint blurs of steamer-whistles from the riverbore Turkish spoils of battle.
The Master, Alden, Rrisa, mere vague blurs among the ferns, remained motionless.
Git!" Sourly they shouldered their bed-rolls and went limping down the trail, and when their forms were only blurs beyond the shine of the headlights, the little woman churned Jawn around somehow in the sand and drove back quite as recklessly as she had come.