held fast within the prison walls of her own nature, blind in the presence of revelation
because she had never used the spiritual eye, deaf to angelic voices because she had not used the spiritual ear.
It was a new and special revelation
, ex- plaining dark and mysterious things, with which my youthful understanding had struggled, but struggled in vain.
John's long hair that waved; and anon the devilish face of Judas, that grew out of the panel, and seemed gathering life and threatening a revelation
of the arch-traitor--of Satan himself--in his subordinate's form.
Earnshaw blushed crimson when his cousin made this revelation
of his private literary accumulations, and stammered an indignant denial of her accusations.
Sowerby laughed so heartily at the revelation
of this difficulty that she quite rocked backward and forward in her blue cloak, and Dickon laughed with her.
Look where we will, the inevitable law of revelation
is one of the laws of nature: the lasting preservation of a secret is a miracle which the world has never yet seen.
I stood amazed at the revelation
of all this perfidy, looking at Miss Mowcher as she walked up and down the kitchen until she was out of breath: when she sat upon the fender again, and, drying her face with her handkerchief, shook her head for a long time, without otherwise moving, and without breaking silence.
about the money must be made the very next morning; and if he withheld the rest, Dunstan would be sure to come back shortly, and, finding that he must bear the brunt of his father's anger, would tell the whole story out of spite, even though he had nothing to gain by it.
How shall I tell of Thee who, first and last of all women, gave and awoke in me that love which is the golden key of the world, the mystic revelation
of the holy meaning of life, love that alone may pass through the awful gates of the stars, and gaze unafraid into the blue abysses beyond?
It would be better to avoid it by omitting all mention of my Revelation
, and by proceeding on the path of Demonstration -- which after all, seemed so simple and so conclusive that nothing would be lost by discarding the former means.
She had had for an instant an inclination to be reconducted to the cardinal, and relate everything to him; but a revelation
on her part would bring about a revelation
on the part of Athos.
The audience felt that a startling revelation
was to follow this ominous prelude.