Far off


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At a great distance, absolutely or relatively.
Distant in sympathy or affection; alienated.

See also: Far, Far

References in classic literature ?
In the open courtyard suppliants walked through the gate, raising, when yet far off, their joined hands above bowed heads, and bending low in the bright stream of sunlight.
There is a certain Nysa, a mountain most high and richly grown with woods, far off in Phoenice, near the streams of Aegyptus.
And to the question asked by Ecclesiastes three thousand years ago, "That which is far off and exceeding deep, who can find it out?
It just makes a boy homesick to look ahead like that and see how far off summer is.
The carriage never went out on Sundays, because the church was not far off.
I shall be a great deal too far off to trouble myself about you: you must manage the best way you can; --but I must be kind to them,' thought Alice, `or perhaps they won't walk the way I want to go
The Black Lion was so far off, and occupied such a length of time in the getting at, that notwithstanding the strong presumptive evidence she had about her of the late events being real and of actual occurrence, Dolly could not divest herself of the belief that she must be in a dream which was lasting all night.
GRANDFATHER had been sitting in his old arm-chair all that pleasant afternoon, while the children were pursuing their various sports far off or near at hand, Sometimes you would have said, "Grandfather is asleep;" hut still, even when his eyes were closed, his thoughts were with the young people, playing among the flowers and shrubbery of the garden.
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
Singapore - Oil prices were stable on Wednesday, not far off mid-2015 highs reached the previous session, as strong demand and ongoing efforts led by OPEC and Russia to curb production tightened the market.
FITNESS guru and Hollywood actress Jane Fonda has admitted she is thinking a lot about dying and the end "is not that far off for me".
By ANDY KELLY EMRE CAN believes he can be Liverpool's new midfield leader - but admits he is still far off the standards Steven Gerrard set in the role.