The emperor told me that the building of this great empire and the spreading of enlightenment
among its diversified and savage peoples had required all the best efforts of nearly two hundred years.
Sixthly, that the one way of obtaining any enlightenment
on this point, and on all the other points involved in mystery, was to go to Craig Fernie, and consult Mrs.
He waited until he saw enlightenment
dawn in my face.
At the age of twelve he, like Wyatt, was sent to Cambridge, where his chief impression was of disgust at the unfruitful scholastic application of Aristotle's ideas, still supreme in spite of a century of Renaissance enlightenment
Unluckily, Governments cannot be enlightened, and a Government which regards itself as a diffuser of light is the least open to enlightenment
They tumbled down the steps into the road without realising why they had been dislodged; when they looked round for enlightenment
they found Valentin triumphantly pointing his finger towards a window on the left side of the road.
He had fallen into a kind of doze; no enlightenment
could come to them from
The third draught that I craved from the fount of knowledge was enlightenment
concerning the character known as A Man About Town.
She felt that by the mention of his name he intended to convey to her complete enlightenment
, but the best she could do was to say politely, "Oh, is that so?
Directly after the doctor, who had taken up so much time, came the celebrated traveler, and Alexey Alexandrovitch, by means of the pamphlet he had only just finished reading and his previous acquaintance with the subject, impressed the traveler by the depth of his knowledge of the subject and the breadth and enlightenment
of his view of it.
However, Time and the progress of modern enlightenment
put things right; and the mis-alliance passed muster very well.
But the old teachers are all dead, or gone elsewhere; and no enlightenment
is to be hoped for from that quarter.