The projectile had been detected
, thanks to the gigantic reflector of Long's Peak!
In that position, he not only detected
you in taking the Diamond out of the drawer--he also detected
Miss Verinder, silently watching you from her bedroom, through her open door.
Before they died the brilliant one was detected
in seventy languages as the author of but two or three books of fiction and poetry, while the other was honoured in the Bureau of Statistics of his native land as the compiler of sixteen volumes of tabulated information relating to the domestic hog.
I have now been thirty years in the public service, and have fulfilled my duties irreproachably, remained abstemious, and never been detected
in any unbecoming behaviour.
Because the Romans did in these instances what all prudent princes ought to do, who have to regard not only present troubles, but also future ones, for which they must prepare with every energy, because, when foreseen, it is easy to remedy them; but if you wait until they approach, the medicine is no longer in time because the malady has become incurable; for it happens in this, as the physicians say it happens in hectic fever, that in the beginning of the malady it is easy to cure but difficult to detect, but in the course of time, not having been either detected
or treated in the beginning, it becomes easy to detect but difficult to cure.
I for my part noticed by the sense of sight, before I entered your Kingdom, that some of your people are Lines and others Points, and that some of the Lines are larger --" "You speak of an impossibility," interrupted the King; "you must have seen a vision; for to detect the difference between a Line and a Point by the sense of sight is, as every one knows, in the nature of things, impossible; but it can be detected
by the sense of hearing, and by the same means my shape can be exactly ascertained.
His eye fell on Pierre's large and striking figure, and in the expression with which he frowned and looked away Pierre thought he detected
sympathy and a desire to conceal that sympathy.
You would surely have thought that I had been detected
in no less a heinous crime than the purloining of the Crown Jewels from the Tower, or putting poison in the coffee of His Majesty the King.
Some characteristic points of difference--for instance, that of the width of mouth--could hardly be detected
in the young.
Whether the insatiable curiosity of this good woman had carried her on to that business, or whether she did it to confirm herself in the good graces of Mrs Blifil, who, notwithstanding her outward behaviour to the foundling, frequently abused the infant in private, and her brother too, for his fondness to it, I will not determine; but she had now, as she conceived, fully detected
the father of the foundling.
I know how soon youth would fade and bloom perish, if, in the cup of bliss offered, but one dreg of shame, or one flavour of remorse were detected
; and I do not want sacrifice, sorrow, dissolution--such is not my taste.
He was restive all through it; he kept tally of the details of the prayer, unconsciously -- for he was not listening, but he knew the ground of old, and the clergyman's regular route over it -- and when a little trifle of new matter was in- terlarded, his ear detected
it and his whole nature re- sented it; he considered additions unfair, and scoun- drelly.