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When a friend comes from afar, is that not delightful?

Ah, who can tell how hard it is to climb the steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar?
(James Beattie)

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94 examples:

I had already spotted him from afar.

If you look from afar, most things will look nice.

The mountains could be seen from afar, and it was a breathtaking sight.

Go softly and look afar.
(Dutch proverb)

Love is blind but sees afar.
(Italian proverb)

A well-wisher sees from afar.
(Spanish proverb)

Water afar off quenches not fire.
(Romanian proverb)

A cow from afar gives plenty of milk.
(French proverb)

He who stands high is seen from afar.
(Danish proverb)

One fisherman sees another from afar.
(Russian proverb)

He may lie boldly who comes from afar.
(French proverb)

He may lie safely who comes from afar.
(Italian proverb)

One fisherman knows another from afar.
(Russian proverb)

Merchandise from afar is lost en route.
(Corsican proverb)

Youth may stray afar yet return at last.
(French proverb)

They who come from afar are prone to lie.
(German proverb)

They who come from afar have leave to lie.
(Dutch proverb)

Things coming from afar are most esteemed.
(Latin proverb)

Travelers from afar can lie with impunity.
(French proverb)

One fisherman recognizes another from afar.
(Russian proverb)

Travellers from afar can lie with impunity.
(French proverb)

They cease to be friends who dwell afar off.
(Latin proverb)

Kettledrum's sound is nice when heard from afar.
(Persian proverb)

It is always a pleasure to greet a friend from afar.
(Namibian proverb)

A fisherman can recognize another fisherman from afar.
(Russian proverb)

From afar he takes the heart, from nearby the gall-bladder.
(Persian proverb)

Afar, it enraptures the heart, when near, it rends the gallbladder.
(Arabian proverb)

Seek not for fresher founts afar, Just drop you bucket where you are.
(Sam Walter Foss in Back Country Poems, )

Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred, and broadest afar off.
(William Davenant)

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
(George Eliot)

Whether you ignore a pig, or worship that pig from afar, to the pig it's all the same.
(Spanish proverb)

While the mouse in the walls may look from afar at a cat, he does well not to go squeaking about it.
(Darkovan proverb)

CBC's Ioanna Roumeliotis talks to Saqqur about how he helps from afar.
(CBC News - World, )

Le Rosbif Writes: Anthony Peregrine enjoys mountains from afar - beer in hand.
(Anthony Peregrine in The Telegraph - Travel, )

He claimed that Isis's No2, Abu Alaa al-Afri, was killed in a mosque in Tal Afar.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They're easy to exploit from afar too, and the US government has put out numerous warnings.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou was an admirer of the A-League's opening weekend from afar.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Eagle Creek has fine-tuned its new Afar Backpack (EC-60263) to be all business and a pleasure.
(Judi Dash in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

From afar, the deep-sea animal species Dendrogramma enigmatica resembles a chanterelle mushroom.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Lorenzo Vigas' "From Afar" won the Golden Lion for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival Saturday.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.
(BBC News - World News, )

I have watched the twists and turns from afar, from Spain where I have been on holiday with my family.
(The Independent - Football, )

But it was the presence of former foreign affairs minister John Baird that garnered attention from afar.
(Kady O'Malley,Catherine Cullen in CBC News - World, )

From afar it almost seems as if two discrete tragedies are unfolding in Nepal, bound by nature’s fury.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The iKettle, £99 from Firebox, hooks up with your iPhone so you can flip the switch to heat up water from afar.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The problem with watching Henrik and Daniel Sedin from afar is you see how good they are only at playing hockey.
(The Vancouver Sun - Hockey, )

A disappointed Jermain Defoe will be watching the World Cup from afar, barring injury to another England striker.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Thumping a fist into his right palm, Ibrahim Afellay is in the middle of describing how Stoke were viewed from afar.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Louie, Sophie Anderton and Lauren Harries had been residing in a secret safe house watching the housemates from afar.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

According to the Yezidi Progress Party, hundreds of Yazidis were murdered by Isis on Friday in the Tal Afar district.
(Daily Mail - News, )

They can be seen from afar -- the blinking beacons on wind turbines -- intended to warn approaching aircraft at night.
(Science Daily - News, )

The bright glint of alien oceans may be visible from afar, allowing astronomers to flag potentially habitable exoplanets.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

The AFAR Travel Guide offers things to do crafted by experienced travels, or customize your own guide for on- or offline use.
(Jen Leno in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Houston Texans defensive end J. J. Watt met "lifetime crush" Jennifer Aniston this week after years of admiring the actress from afar.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Astronaut Scott Kelly captures a stirring image of a glowing aurora that makes the planet look like a fantasy wonderland seen from afar.
(CNET News, )

The Afar's distinctive dayta hairstyle is created using a stick while a liberal slathering of butter keeps the elaborate edifice in place.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A Brazilian mayor who became infamous for governing from afar via Whatsapp and boasting of her luxury lifestyle hands herself in to police.
(BBC News - World News, )

Zainab Haider, pictured in her hospital bed, was sleeping with her family home in the northern city of Tal Afar when she was hit by shrapnel.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Like many of Britain's best athletes, they had to watch the party unfold from afar – victims of illness, injury and, ultimately, non-selection.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Lionel Messi is assembling a vast squad of players from the Premier League and afar to take part in a trio of charity matches for his foundation.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

He racked up two within the space of a month in 2008, but six years on Padraig Harrington will once again find himself watching a major from afar.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Islamist militants and pro-government forces battle for Iraq's Baiji oil refinery and Tal Afar, after the US said it would send military advisers.
(BBC News - World News, )

Many shoppers now prefer to seek advice from a range of friends from afar – by posting ‘chelfies’, or changing room selfies, on social media.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A wearable camera drone that snaps pictures of the user from afar has won top prize and $500,000 in an international competition organized by Intel.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

About the size of a small zebra, Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli had three-toed hooves and grazed the grasslands and shrubby woods in the Afar Region.
(Science Daily - News, )

Twitter and Facebook updates and snatches of grainy video on Instagram and YouTube offered observers following from afar vivid glimpses of the terror.
(The New York Times - World News, )

For those folks who tend to lose their Androids and worry about data security, U.S. tech giant Google says it has a feature to lock the device from afar.
(UPI - Science News, )

Scientists at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History have named the new species, which was discovered in Afar, Ethiopia, as Australopithecus deyiremeda.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The Oscar-winning actress plays a cocky pilot raining bombs down from afar on Iraq and Afghanistan in this play by George Brant, directed by Julie Taymor.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A Venezuelan film set among the chaos and violence of Caracas, "Desde Alla" or "From Afar", has won the top Golden Lion prize at the Venice film festival.
(BBC News - World News, )

Notes on the Year: The performance year was a marriage of well-played canonical classics and intriguing work by provocative playwrights, even if from afar.
(Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times Theater Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

California has put limits on flying drones over private property, in an effort to stop paparazzi photographers from snapping photos of celebrities from afar.
(BBC News - World News, )

Joe Diaz, co-founder of Afar Media, has five getaways that offer all the luxury of an expensive resort in a dream destination — but cost under $200 a night.
(NBC Today, )

It’s always tough judging a dressing room from afar, but you don’t need to be Einstein to work out that something is obviously going on with the Australians.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Upper and lower jaw fossils recovered from the Woranso-Mille area of the Afar region of Ethiopia have been assigned to the new species Australopithecus deyiremeda.
(Science Daily - News, )

Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

However, a fossil lower jaw found in the Ledi-Geraru research area, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia, pushes back evidence for the human genus -- Homo -- to 2.8 million years ago.
(Science Daily - News, )

The intrusions give the hackers the opportunity to seize control of industrial control systems from afar, much as the United States and Israel did of Iran’s centrifuges in 2009.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

The Isis assault is still gaining victories, capturing the Shia Turkoman town of Tal Afar west of Mosul after heavy fighting against one of the Iraqi army’s more effective units.
(The Independent - World News, )

Danny Ferry can only watch from afar, surely with plenty of satisfaction at the juggernaut he created, undoubtedly offset by a sense of melancholy that he's not along for the ride.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

The jawbone - currently known as LD -1 - was discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopia and is thought to belong to the earliest member of the Homo family that includes own species.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Photographer Karel Tupy, 35, says he feared his camera would melt from the overwhelming heat of Ethiopia's Erta Ale, part of which is nicknamed by Afar locals as 'The Gateway to Hell'.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The 21 photographs which show the destruction in Mosul and the town of Tal Afar were posted on a website that frequently carries official statements from the Islamic State extremist group.
(Daily Mail - News, )

MARTIN ALLEN: All those Newcastle United fans moaning about Alan Pardew, who weren’t keen on him, have now seen from afar four victories for Crystal Palace and just one win for their team.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Extremists based in the terror group's strongholds of Raqqa in Syria and Tal Afar in Iraq stand accused of forcing young boys to attend terror training camps, where are they groomed for war.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Tony Fernandes spoke of his despair after his Queens Park Rangers team twice threw away a lead against Aston Villa, with the chairman watching the scenes at Villa Park from afar on his iPhone.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The leopard, pictured, spots its prey from afar and walks towards it but seems unsure if the warthog is dead or asleep as it pokes it with a tentative paw before trapping the hapless hog with its vice-like jaws.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sunni militants have taken control of the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar, raising fears in the predominately ethnic Turkmen town that the extremist group will target its residents, half of whom are Shiite Muslims.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Frustrated-mother-turned-evil-genius Sharon Standifird has developed Ignore No More, an Android app that gives parents the ability to lock their kid’s smartphone from afar, making it unwise to ignore mum’s phone calls.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

When Theo Walcott signed for Arsenal, the club were still playing home games at Highbury; Ashley Cole was the first-choice left back and Stan Kroenke was yet to own a single share in that venerable institution he now controls from afar.
(The Independent - Football, )

Two attacks hundreds of miles apart by suspected members of Nigeria's Islamist insurgency Boko Haram killed 17 people, a vigilante leader and witnesses said on Thursday, highlighting the group's ability to strike both in its heartland and afar.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Petersen bolted Boise State earlier this month to become the head coach at Washington, and his replacement, Bryan Harsin, watched from afar as the Broncos (-5) fell behind by 32 points en route to having their four-game bowl winning streak snapped.
(Fox News - Sports, )

The flexible collective of 33 musicians is likely the most accomplished new music group in New York, and it makes a significant contribution toward keeping the city musically cosmopolitan, regularly providing compelling performances of meaningful and dauntingly difficult new music from afar.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

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