He formed, therefore, the resolution of believing for the present all that was said of their past, hoping for more certain and extended revelations
in the future.
It was no longer the same man -- the fearful revelations
of the three last days had crushed him.
If it be in space, we shall find them setting bounds to their illimitable void, until ashamed of the feebleness of their first effort, it is renewed, again and again, only to furnish new proofs of the insufficiency of any of earth, even to bring within the compass of their imaginations truths that all their experiments, inductions, evidence and revelations
compel them to admit.
They believed in present miracles, in instantaneous conversions, in revelations
by dreams and visions; they drew lots, and sought for Divine guidance by opening the Bible at hazard; having a literal way of interpreting the Scriptures, which is not at all sanctioned by approved commentators; and it is impossibie for me to represent their diction as correct, or their instruction as liberal.
of the dragon within her, by insulting the memory of Hofer and Tell.
When we consider the great diversity of the human character, influenced as it is by education, by opportunity, and by the physical and moral conditions of the creature, my dear hearers,” he earnestly concluded “it can excite no surprise that creeds so very different in their tendencies should grow out of a religion revealed, it is true, but whose revelations
are obscured by the lapse of ages, and whose doctrines were, after the fashion of the countries in which they were first promulgated, frequently delivered in parables, and in a language abounding in metaphors and loaded with figures.
Although, on occasions, it had happened that involuntarily, as it were, she had revealed to me something of her heart, I had noticed that in most cases--in fact, nearly always--she had either laughed away these revelations
, or grown confused, or purposely imparted to them a false guise.
Fouquet had then only to interrogate the silence which his arrival had produced; he found it big with menacing revelations
In the course of the suit some revelations
were made as to his private history which my sister found so displeasing that she ceased to defend herself and washed her hands of the property.
Vogelstein's curiosity about Pandora Day had been much more quickened than checked by the revelations
made to him in Mrs.
The more closely he watched them, as they stood listening to the revelations
of the detective, the more puzzled he was by their attitude--Fisher seemed grieved by the death of his uncle, but hardly shocked at it; the older man seemed almost openly thinking about something else, and neither had anything to suggest about a further pursuit of the fugitive spy and murderer, in spite of the prodigious importance of the documents he had stolen.
In such happy, healthful activities did Mr Nutt disport himself, until the ensuing Saturday found him at the same desk, dictating to the same typist, and using the same blue pencil on the first instalment of Mr Finn's revelations