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 TenchTendon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tend in the Eyes.
 
Dutch, “Iemand naar de oogen te zien.” The English equivalent is, “to wait on his nod” or beck.   1
       
“Her gentlewomen, like the Nereides,
So many mermaids, tended her i’ the eyes.”
       
Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, ii. 2.
 


 TenchTendon. 

 
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