Definition of beholder:
Continue the ascent until its highest point, marked by a stone obelisk, is gained, and from which one of the most magnificent prospects imaginable lies stretched out on all sides, embracing an area in some directions of more than a hundred and fifty miles, astonishing and enchanting the beholder.- "The South of France--East Half", Charles Bertram Black.
- "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).
It made a solemn, poetical, but very sad impression upon the beholder when one of these pious nuns came walking through the dark avenue of cypresses, clad in a flowing dark- grey garment, which trailed on the ground, and a white close- fitting kalantika upon her head, a costume which Christendom had received from the Egyptian priests of Isis.- "A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)", Felix Dahn.