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SIGHT, contracts. Bills of exchange are frequently made payable at sight, that is, on presentment, which might be taken naturally to mean that the bill should then be paid without further delay; but although the point be not clearly settled, it seems the drawee is entitled to the days of grace. Beaw. Lex Mer. pl. 256; Kyd on Bills, 10; Chit. on Bills, 343-4; Bayley on Bills, 42, 109, 110; Selw. N. P. 339.
     2.-The holder of a bill payable at sight, is required to use due diligence to put it into circulation, or have it presented for acceptance within a reasonable time. 20 John. 146; 7 Cowen, 705; 12 Pick. 399 13 Mass. 137; 4 Mason, 336; 5 Mason's 118; 1 McCord, 322; 1 Hawks, 195.
     3. When the bill is payable any number of days after sight, the time begins to run from the period of presentment and acceptance, and not from the time of mere presentment. 1 Mason, 176; 20 John. 176.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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O&M specialists frequently spend a great deal of time teaching pre-cane techniques, sighted guide techniques, and protective methods.
Most people, blind and sighted alike, tend to do and become what others expect of them.
Most sighted people, unless extensively trained under sleepshades, do not believe that a blind person can traverse the many unfamiliar hazards that he or she might encounter daily.
A sighted instructor can watch the new cane user from a distance or hop in a car and observe the student in air-conditioned or heated comfort, while the blind instructor is out there with the student in all types of weather conditions, mentoring and tracking the new cane user.
The biggest problem that sighted specialists perceive for blind instructors is that we cannot see the environment in front of the student to protect him or her from tree limbs, construction, or other barriers.
Sighted specialists seem to believe that blind people need to be protected and are not able to do much really independent traveling.
When confronted with new situations, all of us, blind and sighted, look for role models.
In contrast, 59 percent of sighted college graduates report they are "very satisfied" with their work, compared to 50 percent of sighted noncollege graduates.
Duke's Canadian-made P35 9mm is properly sighted in as the hits on steel show.
These participants fared worse than either the blind or sighted groups, whether an ear was blocked or not.
You still are not sighted in, but you are bore sighted just as effectively as done in a gun store with their little gadgets.
With rifles having bolts not so easily removable (lever guns, semi-autos, etc.) then it's more a trial and error matter and about the only time I feel having a rifle/scope combo bore sighted at a store is beneficial.