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distance lends enchantment to the view

Definition of distance lends enchantment to the view in English:

proverb Things look better from further away.
Example sentences
  • Maybe distance lends enchantment to the view, but I remember him being quite good.
  • Ah, but distance lends enchantment to the view; when you see a ship five miles away, she is as beautiful as a swan.
  • There is a certain uncanny fascination about haunted houses, but it is one of which it may emphatically be said that distance lends enchantment to the view.
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