Again the ambushed eye opens, and the little corner of the sleeper's soul that happens to be not asleep, reconnoitres.
Just as the waiters are removing the covers, in stalks the Baron, in his conical hat, and reconnoitres the viands.
I shall be very much surprised, however, if it is still so when he reconnoitres it this evening.
The director goes about like a general on the eve of battle, reconnoitres his forces, and marshals them for the attack.
Reaching it, he reconnoitres for himself, with a telescope he has taken along, to get a better view down the valley.
Sometimes he moves silently along, reconnoitres the ground, and endeavours to discover and surprise the enemy.
It goes to all places where rats or mice may be, reconnoitres farmyards, barns and dwelling houses and boldly enters open windows.