opera glass


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opera glass:

see binocularbinocular,
small optical instrument consisting of two similar telescopes mounted on a single frame so that separate images enter each of the viewer's eyes. As with a single telescope, distant objects appear magnified, but the binocular has the additional advantage that it
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According to Iskin, recognizing that there are "several points of spectatorial identification in [Manet's] painting: the male customer in the mirror, the woman looking through the opera glass, and the crowd looking at the spectacle" accounts for the widely discussed spatial "incoherence" attributed to Manet's painting, seen through the disjunction between the mirror and its reflection.
Among his widely read nonfiction are Astronomy with an Opera Glass (1888); Other Worlds: Their Nature, Possibilities, and Habitability in the Light of the Latest Discoveries (1901); Astronomy with the Naked Eye (1908); and Curiosities of the Sky (1909).
The Kingsclere-based handler made it three winners from as many runners at the East Yorkshire course when he completed a double there yesterday with Dubaian Duel and Opera Glass.
Opera Glass was even better value than the official five-length margin she had in the St John Ambulance Maiden Stakes, and Balding went on: "She is a very nice filly and I am sure she will go on to better things.
And she showed she has plenty of ability herself when hacking up from Opera Glass in a Windsor maiden last month, taking it up three out and quickening clear in style.
Trainer Andrew Balding sends Opera Glass to Windsor to contest the OKI Colour Printer Challenge Fillies' Rated Stakes.
Although the same grade as the race she contested at Goodwood, Opera Glass is unlikely to meet another Hoh Buzzard -who went on to score in Listed company at Salisbury last Wednesday.
ANDREW BALDING was back in the winner's enclosure for the first time since a memorable Oaks day when landing a 4.65-1 double with Dubaian Duel and Opera Glass.
Trainer Andrew Balding sends Opera Glass to contest the OKI Colour Printer Challenge Fillies' Rated Stakes.
Although the same grade as the race she contested at Goodwood, Opera Glass is unlikely to meet another Hoh Buzzard - who went on to score in Listed company at Salisbury last Wednesday.
After finishing second or third in four out of five prior starts, Opera Glass finally obliged yesterday over an extended mile, a distance she appeared to relish.