Sentence Examples with the word catch a glimpse

Indeed, by standing on tiptoe I could catch a glimpse of some of the peaks of the still bluer and more distant mountain ranges in the northwest, those true-blue coins from heaven's own mint, and also of some portion of the village.

We here catch a glimpse of the circumstances which were winning over good men to monasticism in the West, though the evidence of an enthusiastic votary of the solitary life, such as Severus was, is probably not free from exaggeration.

He chased after her, in time to catch a glimpse of yellow as she barged out the door toward the parking lot.

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As a teacher he commanded universal respect, and wherever we catch a glimpse of his activity he appears to advantage.

His courtesy to all visitors, even to strangers and children who called to look at him, or who, not venturing to call, hung about his garden-gate in order to catch a glimpse of him, was almost a marvel.