His assumption that his absence had been noticed rather nettled his hearer.
If he had expected any display from his hearer he must have been disappointed.
It is relative to the knowledge of the writer and reader or of the speaker and hearer.
It is to be noted that one of them is supposed to be a hearer of Socrates; the other is only acquainted with his actions.
He paused, evidently expecting his hearer to make some comment.
And the joy is redoubled when this same song is wafted back to him as hearer.
At this time I was blessed with a hearer the like of whom I shall never get again.
To hear as that captive heard, the hearer must have hope, and a kingdom,—if only in dreams.
Hugh could not attend; and Dale could not invent, while there was no sympathy in his hearer.
When they are uttered, the hearer at once knows what kind of objects are to be spoken of.