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bee hohl der

  • n  a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses

  • The eye of the beholder.
  • Their art instantly engages the beholder, yet does not demand his involvement or insist that he relate it to the world of objects, emotions or experiences.
  • THE supreme test of a woman's bathing suit ought to occur in the eye of the male beholder.
News & Articles

  • Editorial: Retirement Insecurity; A Looming Crisis for Younger People
    To some extent, crises loom in the eye of the beholder. So when the economy came apart at the seams beginning in 2007, many members of the Baby Boom generation close to retirement believed that the sudden decline in their prospects constituted a crisis.
    June 15, 2013 - Valley News
  • The 'art' of money laundering: An expert's vantage point
    ( Springer Science+Business Media ) Art is said to be subjective, and in the eye of the beholder. But what is unquestionably true is that criminals have found effective means of using art to engage in illegal activities, specifically money laundering. In the new book, Money Laundering Through Art: A Criminal Justice Perspective (Springer, 2013), author Fausto Martin De Sanctis offers a bird's ...
    June 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Coverage You Can Count On
    MOBERLY -Art is in the eye of the beholder, and the Moberly community is trying to create a masterpiece. It isn't on a canvas or require a potter's wheel, but in the community - a library, museum and memorial to General Omar Bradley.
    June 12, 2013 - KOMU Columbia
Quotes

  • John McCain in FOXNews
    McCain, in response to a question, said affirmative action was "in the eye of the beholder."
  • Robert Gates in FOXNews
    If Iran perceives the joint visit and US overtures differently, "that's in the eye of the beholder," Gates said.
  • Lloyd Carr in Forbes
    Justice is in the eye of the beholder, or the victim, or whatever,Michigan coach Lloyd Carr said Saturday.

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