Usage examples for illuminated

  1. Catherine's eyes brightened, and speaking like one illuminated by some inward light, she said:- " It was the second day of my retreat, mother. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  2. Such an illuminated man, at the time of his inspiration, can speak that which is beyond his knowledge, and utter truths till then unguessed. – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  3. Her face illuminated for the first time. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  4. For a moment it illuminated the breastwork like midday. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  5. " I hope this will be illuminated to- night," she said. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  6. The upper part of her figure, illuminated by the light from the door, was thrown into greater relief by the dark background of the pines. – Mr. Jack Hamlin's Mediation and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  7. He turned his eyes for a few moments upon the surrounding houses; and when they wandered back he noted with a start that one of the upper windows was now illuminated. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  8. Before a quarter of an hour passed, Stas found himself at a place at which the opposite rock was most illuminated, which indicated that at its base a fire must be burning. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. Fire- works were going to be let off; the grounds were to be illuminated, and nothing that money could effect would be spared to render it the most splendid festival that could be imagined. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  10. The upper part of the town, which the Browns still held, was in darkness; the lower part, where the Grays were, was illuminated. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  11. But when the sitting- room door opened and Vona escorted Vaniman in ahead of her, Britt's illuminated expression instantly became the red glare of rage instead of the white light of hope. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  12. And then the widow told her story, with tears and smiles, and the keen enjoyment which we all have in talking about ourselves to a sympathetic listener like Aunt Polly, whose interjections pointed and illuminated the narrative. – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  13. It was something of a relief to all three when the brilliantly illuminated house and grounds belonging to Mrs. Solomon Black came in view. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  14. In the middle of this new room was a huge illuminated ship of ice, in a green sea. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  15. And so the season, illuminated by the event, teaches us lessons of hope that 'we shall not all die. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  16. In a happy fatigue, Kitty leaned dreamily over the ledge of one of the open windows, looking at the illuminated space below her. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  17. This night is Briarfield to be illuminated. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  18. All the books have gone, save the illuminated music. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  19. Near the inn I met Dirck, his whole face illuminated with a look of pleasure. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  20. The lantern was placed upon one of the vacant seats and illuminated the faces of his companions, one of whom sat behind him and supported his weight by holding one arm around his body. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford