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Definition of Sightlessly
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Literary usage of Sightlessly
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1. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James (1902)
"... and the ground he now somewhat sightlessly covered was the act of renewed possession. He walked northward without a plan, without suspicion, ..."
2. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James (1902)
"The shock, in some form, had come, and he wondered about it while, threading his way among loungers as vague as himself, he dropped his eyes sightlessly on ..."
3. Campaigns of a Non-combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War by George Alfred Townsend (1866)
"The white eyeballs glared sightlessly upward : he was looking into the other world. The heat at this time was so intolerable that our party, ..."
4. Nick of the Woods: Or, The Jibbenainosay; a Tale of Kentucky by Robert Montgomery Bird (1853)
"... sightlessly, in the pangs of death, his hand clutching the knife with which he had so often threatened, and with which he yet seemed destined to take, ..."