By attentively watching, the observer
would then have perceived the other molecules of the mass, following the example of this central star, become likewise condensed by gradually accelerated rotation, and gravitating round it in the shape of innumerable stars.
Had any observer
of these proceedings been aware of the fearful secret hidden within the house, it would have affected him with a singular shape and modification of horror, to see the current of human life making this small eddy hereabouts, --whirling sticks, straws and all such trifles, round and round, right over the black depth where a dead corpse lay unseen!
So far, the ordinary observer
; an extraordinary observer
might have seen that the chin was very pointed and pronounced; that the big eyes were full of spirit and vivacity; that the mouth was sweet-lipped and expressive; that the forehead was broad and full; in short, our discerning extraordinary observer
might have concluded that no commonplace soul inhabited the body of this stray woman- child of whom shy Matthew Cuthbert was so ludicrously afraid.
It is impossible to study the several memoirs and works of those two conscientious and admirable observers
, Kolreuter and Gartner, who almost devoted their lives to this subject, without being deeply impressed with the high generality of some degree of sterility.
As James states, there is no difference, from the point of view of the outside observer
, between voluntary and reflex movements.
A greater change had come over Jane than over any other person in the brick house, but it had been wrought so secretly, and concealed so religiously, that it scarcely appeared to the ordinary observer
. Life had now a motive utterly lacking before.
Throughout the whole of this movement, which occupied an hour of time, the trapper had stood apart, leaning on his rifle, with the aged hound slumbering at his feet, a silent but attentive observer
of all that passed.
It is advisable here to make a remark which ought to be well considered by hasty observers
. When a purely speculative discovery is announced to the public, it cannot be done with too much prudence.
Mahomet made the people believe that he would call an hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers, for the observers
of his law.
During the opposition of 1894 a great light was seen on the illuminated part of the disk, first at the Lick Observatory, then by Perrotin of Nice, and then by other observers
. English readers heard of it first in the issue of NATURE dated August 2.
The kind of civility that urban observers
ascribe to dwellers in all cities but New York.
And I assure you, sir, the ladies are great observers