feast one's eyes on

Be delighted or gratified by the sight of, as in I'm feasting my eyes on this new sculpture—it's wonderful. This metaphoric expression may have been originated by Shakespeare, who used it in Sonnet 47: “With my love's picture then my eye doth feast.”

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