set eyes on

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I should have thought he could not bear to set eyes on him.
didna I say when I first set eyes on that puir leddy, 'I feel like a fether to ye?
Took him home, and made him comfortable, and like a thankless monster he ran away in the night and never has been seen or heard of since till I set eyes on him just now.