Usage examples for enlightenment

  1. I could only hope for enlightenment at dinner. – The Coming of the Ice by G. Peyton Wertenbaker
  2. However, continued I, while you two are together there are some points upon which I want enlightenment. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  3. These classes, according to the degree of enlightenment at which they have arrived, may propose to themselves two very different ends, when they thus attempt the attainment of their political rights; either they may wish to put an end to lawful plunder, or they may desire to take part in it. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  4. The people themselves, in spite of the enlightenment of the educated classes, showed little initiative or energy. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  5. How, on the other hand, should it occur to the Duchessa that Peter needed enlightenment? – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  6. Paul was about to seek enlightenment as to this counsel when Barney Bill appeared, cool and refreshed, from the inn door, and lifted a cheery voice. – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  7. Well, I must wait for further enlightenment, and apply to the landlord's nephew once more. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  8. On the slab was the inscription- " Shogaku In- den Jo- ge Hachi- un Ko ji"-" Believing Man Similar to Undefiled Flowers Blooming like Eight Rising Clouds, who dwells in Mansion of Right Enlightenment." – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  9. No, not to be looked down upon was the tremendous amount of enlightenment which lay here collected and preserved by innumerable generations of wise Brahmans. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  10. Enlightenment comes to a man swiftly, when it does come, as a rule. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  11. To Erasmus all the weal of state and society had always been merely a matter of personal morality and intellectual enlightenment. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  12. Meanwhile he would see if there was enlightenment in Hornton Street. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  13. They are not suffering from lack of education and one might even claim, without any exaggeration, that they are, in a certain sense, the representatives of enlightenment and progress." – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  14. Consequently the man who reads the Word from an affection for truth has enlightenment through heaven from the Lord. – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg
  15. 2: 14. 10. For what spiritual enlightenment should every one pray? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  16. " He thinketh," said Humphrey to himself, with sudden enlightenment, " to follow me quietly and so find Hugo." – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  17. Enlightenment as to the identity of these disturbing persons came, the next day, from an unexpected source. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  18. Every teacher of children should know for his own enlightenment the poems of Jane and Ann Taylor, and Dr. Watts's Poems for Infant Minds. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  19. Nick remained on his feet, looking down at her, waiting grimly for enlightenment. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell