At sight


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as soon as seen, or presented to sight; as, a draft payable at sight: to read Greek at sight; to shoot a person at sight.

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References in classic literature ?
At sight of Sing's wrinkled old face Virginia Maxon sprang to her feet and ran forward to greet him, for she had been very fond of the shrewd and kindly Chinaman of whom she had seen so much during the dreary months of her imprisonment within the campong.
At sight of the panther the great apes took to flight, but after a time Tarzan succeeded in recalling them.
Then he would enjoy their consternation at sight of a naked white boy trapped in the war togs of a black warrior and roaming the jungle with only a great ape as his companion.