Usage examples for enlightenment

  1. But we must first bring enlightenment to men's minds. – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  2. " He thinketh," said Humphrey to himself, with sudden enlightenment, " to follow me quietly and so find Hugo." – A Boy's Ride by Gulielma Zollinger
  3. Nick remained on his feet, looking down at her, waiting grimly for enlightenment. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  4. 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
  5. However, continued I, while you two are together there are some points upon which I want enlightenment. – The Paternoster Ruby by Charles Edmonds Walk
  6. How, on the other hand, should it occur to the Duchessa that Peter needed enlightenment? – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  7. Well, I must wait for further enlightenment, and apply to the landlord's nephew once more. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. I could only hope for enlightenment at dinner. – The Coming of the Ice by G. Peyton Wertenbaker
  12. 2: 14. 10. For what spiritual enlightenment should every one pray? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  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. Enlightenment comes to a man swiftly, when it does come, as a rule. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  15. 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
  16. Meanwhile he would see if there was enlightenment in Hornton Street. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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