BEHOLD's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of behold
Definition:
v. have in sight; see clearly; look at; perceive by the visual faculty
Example:
We can behold a tiny figure in the distance.
Sentence in Classic:
They will behold their sins in all their foulness and repent but it will be too late and then they will bewail the good occasions which they neglected.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He had thought he loved her to distraction; he had regarded his passion as adoration; and behold it was only a poor little evanescent partiality.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
And we stood in the great square with all the children and all the men of the City, sent to behold the burning.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
I was about to observe that I again behold the serene spot where some of the happiest hours of my existence fleeted by.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I have good dispositions; my life has been hitherto harmless and in some degree beneficial; but a fatal prejudice clouds their eyes, and where they ought to see a feeling and kind friend, they behold only a detestable monster.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
But at the same time the reader can hardly conceive my astonishment, to behold an island in the air, inhabited by men, who were able (as it should seem) to raise or sink, or put it into progressive motion, as they pleased.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
I asked myself what I was doing there, with a sensation of panic in my heart as though I had blundered into a place of cruel and absurd mysteries not fit for a human being to behold.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
I thank, too, his courtesy, and that of his companion, which hath brought them hither to behold the widow of Adeling, the mother of Athelstane, in her deep hour of sorrow and lamentation.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The campagna of Rome is one idea, the banlieue of Paris is another; to behold nothing but fields, houses, or trees in what a stretch of country offers us, is to remain on the surface; all aspects of things are thoughts of God.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
He bristled up in hideous wise; nothing is so formidable to behold as ferocious beasts who are uneasy; their terrified air evokes terror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
In short, let us agree that when we behold the pavement, we think of the bear, and it is a good will which renders society uneasy.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context