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Since he went to Salamis in search of you, I have not seen him until late this evening.

No one has seen him shed a tear, of heard him utter a complaint.

It was motionless as marble; but never had she seen anything so beautiful, and so unearthly.

And don't you say to any one else that I ever seen him or sent you there.

Hester had seen him from the window, and she answered the bell herself.

“I would not be seen in the street with that scarecrow,” murmured Giles.

Going back amazed, he asked his companion who the girl he had seen could have been.

I have seen the letter; it is in Captain Rushton's handwriting.

"Mr. Bines has seen a ghost," said the sharp-eyed Mrs. Drelmer.

He had seen her only at a distance since their talk at Newport.

WORD ORIGIN

Middle English sein, from Old English gesegen, gesewen, past participle of seon (see see (n.)). From c.1200 as "perceived, discovered." To have seen everything as a hyperbolic expression of astonishment is from 1941.

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