Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. spectaculum, fr. spectare, to look at, to behold, v. intens. fr. specere,. See Spy
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. spectaculum—spectāre, -ātum, intens. of specĕre, to look at.
So grand a spectacle had never been witnessed on this continent before.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
He opened the case and putting on the spectacles looked at the dove.
"The Enchanted Island" by Fannie Louise Apjohn
Boreal nature, in its struggle with the frost, presented a splendid spectacle.
"The English at the North Pole" by Jules Verne
We enjoyed this truly enchanting spectacle till we arrived at Tours.
"Perils and Captivity" by Charlotte-Adélaïde [née Picard] Dard
An' you'll wear spectacles, and have lines round your eyes.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
A spectacle far more fearful than any ever witnessed upon battle-field.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
To those regarding it from below it was a beautiful but terrible spectacle.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
A fearful spectacle was before me.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Happily, the world was spared the spectacle of these deadly mouths at once aflame.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Never such a spectacle was witnessed in this world of sin and sorrow since the creation of Adam.
"The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith" by D. M. Moir
And, at the best, he is uplift
A spectacle, a show:—
The worth of such an outworn gift
I know too much to know!
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
I seem to see the old tree stand,
Its sturdy, giant form
A spectacle remembered, and
A pilgrim-shrine for all the land
Before it met the storm.
"The Charter Oak" by Hattie Howard
One morn when this dear task was done,
And just as each the other crown'd,
Seeking deep, shade to 'scape the sun,
A piteous spectacle they found.
"The Stag" by William Hayley
Am I new-minted by Thy stamp indeed?
Mine eyes are dim; I cannot clearly see.
Be Thou my spectacles that I may read
Thine image do upon me stand,
I am a golden angel in Thy hand.
"Preparatory Meditations - First Series: 6." by Edward Taylor
I see no dread in death, no horror to abhor.
I never thought it else than but to cease to dwell
Spectator, and resolve most naturally once more
Into the dearly loved eternal spectacle.
"The Sultan's Palace" by Alan Seeger
Your locks are now as white as snow,
And you are ripe and wrinkled,
A grandmother ten times or so,
Yet how your blue eyes twinkled
At me above your spectacles,
Recalling naughty neck-tickles!
"Old Sweethearts" by Robert W Service
Unfortunately, the Leonids are not one of astronomy's bigger spectacles.
It was an amazing spectacle.
Dave Schwartz reflects on the changing nature of the Las Vegas spectacle.
"CHARLIE AND the Chocolate Factory" is a spectacle to be enjoyed, but only as such.
World's greatest wildlife spectacle jeopardized by plans to build road.
WASHINGTON — Think Muhammad Ali near the end of his legendary career getting pummeled by Larry Holmes, and there you have the sad spectacle Johan Santana has become.
Interesting spectacle or slow-moving disaster.
While it may not have been the spectacle over Ocean County that it was in New York City, lucky crowds got once in a lifetime glimpses of an American Icon.
Murder trial tainted by media spectacle next door.
I'm all about big spectacles when proposing, however this chubby little vigilantly is the worst spider man ever.
It is not the spectacle it might have been five years ago.
The city of Marquette and Downtown Development Authority will host a Halloween Spectacle event Saturday.
Conditions at Colorado Springs, CO. We're just days away now from the greatest sports spectacle.
Some say these spectacles are out of control but others ask, "why not".
Marco Brambilla's ' Creation ' spectacle at Christopher Grimes.
Upright vision through inverting spectacles [Film].
Combining Research Methods and Results from Psychology and Physics in the Investigation of Quantum Mechanics
You or I can dress like Gandhi, cut all the hair, wear spectacles, walk with a stick etc.
On Why and What of Randomness
Number of Instances: 24. Number of Attributes: 4; age, spectacle prescription, astigmatic and tear production rate.
RGANN: An Efficient Algorithm to Extract Rules from ANNs
Competitions demand a degree of spectacle in the selection of winners, but the more measured evaluation of planners takes time.
The 3rd International Planning Competition: Results and Analysis
For the year 2013 these correspond to 28 May (d = 147) and 14 July (d = 194). A more impressive visual spectacle than the alignment of the actual sunset with the east-west streets is the observation of the full solar disk in between the proﬁles of the buildings and slightly above the horizon.
The sun's position in the sky