He took the form of her fellow female classmate. Then Arya started flipping through the faces of the dead body on the ground like an anthropomorphized Tinder (sorry) until she came upon her own face. It was then that her vision started to blur.
The blindness is part of her training, not a punishment - though it is implied that she has to suffer through it sooner than expected because she killed a man on her own (not Meryn Trant - a different character, under completely different circumstances).
An Easier Way to Ask For A GiftThe easier way: send a letter outlining WHY you want to come visit. Never ask for anything above $1000 on the phone. There's a lovely interpersonal rapport when you are in front of your donor. If the donor agrees to see you, then they've already decided to make a gift of some size.
Simply noting “hors d'oeuvres will be served” should be sufficient. Assuming there will also be drinks served at the party, I think most people will assume that if you say “hors d'oeuvres will be served,” you are at least providing enough food to help balance out the drinks.
Ask the nearest employee—or the receptionist if there is one—if you could speak to the hiring manager. If they ask why, explain that you're interested in any open positions at the company. If the hiring manager isn't available, politely inquire when would be a better time to return to speak to them.