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2 examples:

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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100 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)

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

One fisherman recognizes another from afar.
(Russian 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)

This is what dawn on Saturn looks like, from afar.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

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, )

The airstrike was carried out in support of Iraqi security forces near Tal Afar.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

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

As the end approached, Katie Prager spoke to her husband from afar, unable to be with him.
(CNN - U.S. 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, )

Off Newfoundland's southern tip, French residents from St Pierre and Miquelon voted from afar.
(BBC News - World News, )

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

You may be forced to admire the long-haired, versatile veteran spark plug from afar next season.
(Forbes - Business, )

Iraqi forces removed a sign bearing the logo of the Islamic State in Tal Afar, Iraq, last month.
(The New York Times - World News, )

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

But a new study finds that not even polarization vision helps animals spot silvery fish from afar.
(Science Daily - News, )

Paramilitary groups advancing toward Tal Afar, the main remaining stronghold of the Islamic State.
(The New York Times - World News, )

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

It follows so-called Islamic State's defeat in Tal Afar, one of its last strongholds in the country.
(BBC News - World News, )

Abu Yusuf al-Halab, a Syrian in his forties, was killed in the blast near the Iraqi town of Tal Afar.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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

Here are some easy ways to get a feel for what living in a neighborhood is really like, even from afar.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Living above a magma chamber is not without its hazards, and yet the Afar have done so for generations.
(CNN - World News, )

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, )

If you are going to deliver some career-defining news from afar, you simply have to do it the right way.
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Here in the 21st century, most produce is available year-round -- even if it needs to come to us from afar.
(The Denver Post - Food, )

Alfredo Castro as a middle-aged gay man cruising for younger men in “From Afar,” directed by Lorenzo Vigas.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

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 fresh offensive in Tall Afar offensive follows a successful but gruelling nine-month campaign to retake Mosul.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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

Los Angeles Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley has kept close tabs on the Jacksonville Jaguars from afar.
(Fox News - Sports, )

An internet cam on show at Berlin's Ifa tech show lets owners play with their pets and feed them treats from afar.
(BBC News - Technology, )

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, )

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

But it was the much smaller city of Tall Afar, 60 miles from the border with Syria, where the group had its deepest roots.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

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, )

A military operation has begun to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from ISIS, says Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

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, )

From afar, Ahuna Mons looked to be pyramid-shaped, but upon closer inspection, it is best described as a dome with smooth, steep walls.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

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, )

But the technologies we rely on, on a daily basis, are also turning out to be critical tools for those trying to help — even from afar.
(Ramona Pringle in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

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, )

Iraqi forces advancing toward the village of Ayadiya on Tuesday during an operation to retake the city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State.
(The New York Times - World News, )

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, )

U.S. military intelligence has identified the corridor between Mosul and Tal Afar as the "thickest, strongest, stronghold" of ISIS in Iraq.
(CNN - World News, )

Every day, humans pick up on idiosyncrasies such as slow drawls, high-pitched squeaks, or hints of accents to put names to voices from afar.
(Science Daily - 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, )

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group has begun.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Online propaganda from afar, disorder in Australia's politics, foreign ideologues linking with local radicals - don't say it can't happen here.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Aabadi says the operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group has begun.
(Fox News - World, )

Knowing Elaine Chao from afar for many years, there are a lot of words I would use to describe her: smart, tough, accomplished and, yes, badass.
(CNN - U.S. 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, )

Nine years ago, Google StreetView launched and provided a similar thrill of locating ourselves from afar, only this time, a little closer to home.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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, )

NBC's UK partner visited Ethiopia's Afar province to see the effects of what leading charities describe as the country's worst drought in 50 years.
(NBC Weather, )

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, )

A police source said that the little girl had appeared lost and asked to use the bathroom when the explosives went off, which were detonated from afar.
(Daily Mail - 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, )

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