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  • Despite his “impression of slight imbecility” and his “pale expressionless ox-eyes,” Cubbage is also sly.


  • The victim was gagged, and above the gag his great black ox-eyes rolled wildly toward the man in the doorway, who stood in silent amazement.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Kirk was jovial; but the brown ox-eyes were as watchful as the grey.

    Busman's Honeymoon

  • And the winter constellations that are like patient ox-eyes


  • Alvina was startled by the deep, mysterious look in his dark-fringed ox-eyes.

    The Lost Girl

  • Jupiter had it instead, just then -- Hebe pouring it, and Juno's ox-eyes bellowing their splendour at it, if you will forgive me that broken metaphor, for the sake of Aeschylus's genius, and my own particular intoxication.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)

  • And as Allie stumbled over his body she looked down to see his huge head, his ruddy face, and the great ox-eyes, rolling and ghastly.

    The U. P. Trail

  • And the great ox-eyes of the King Ren blazed joyously in the delight of motion, and of conquest too, as the sound of the horse-bells faded far behind.

    Animal Heroes

  • Her green pupils, when freed from their near-sighted glasses, had the tranquil opacity of ox-eyes; but the minute these gold-mounted crystals were placed between her and the outer world, the two glaucous drops took on a sharpness which fairly perforated persons and objects.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

  • With a curious furtive look in his ox-eyes he advised



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  • see oxeye

    Daisy flowers -

    "Take of St. John's wort, the Great Daisy-flowers (call'd Ox-eyes,) Scabious, of each two handfuls; boil these in a gallon of spring water..."
    1712 cookbook.
    A Collection of Above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick, and Surgery

    January 12, 2016