Usage examples for illumined

  1. She clasped her hands, and for a moment looked passionately upwards, as though she were giving thanks to Heaven; while the flush of health and loveliness which I had so much admired returned, and illumined her face in a wonderful manner. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. He was conscious of her presence there as a subtle yet powerful influence, but as something detached from the upturned face illumined in the soft moonlight and the stream of heart- shaking song. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  3. The little lamp with the green shade was burning on the table beside him and illumined the strongly marked countenance with its high, smooth forehead and firm mouth. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. Madame noted, with loving approval, how it illumined the dark depths of his eyes and showed the strength of his firm, boyish chin. – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  5. A gas- lamp threw its light upon the street in front, and there, plainly illumined by its glare, sat Frank Amory in the saddle, gazing up at her window. – Kitty's Conquest by Charles King
  6. M. Chebe rose gravely to close the shutters of the shop and light a gas- jet which illumined the bare walls, the empty, polished shelves, and the whole extraordinary place, which reminded one strongly of the day following a failure. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. Only a borrowed radiance attached itself now to the persons and objects that had illumined the world for her yesterday. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  8. While scribbling for mere pastime at his earliest play, Alfieri had felt his mind illumined by a sort of double revelation: he would make his name immortal, and he would create a new kind of tragedy. – The Countess of Albany by Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
  9. Jane looked steadily into his shining eyes, and a smile of pleasure illumined her own. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  10. The radiant countenance was illumined by a light such as only the divine passion can impart. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  11. Mademoiselle, Mademoiselle, did ye ever have a castle illumined for you before? – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  12. The splendor of her exalted beauty illumined the room. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. A smile illumined his face. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  14. But the street lights faintly illumined the living- room, and he went in. – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  15. Thou hast raised the Call of the Divine Kingdom and hast led the people to an illumined world and a heavenly Cause. – Japan Will Turn Ablaze! by Barbara R. Sims
  16. They taught him letters, and his eager mind With learning was illumined – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  17. He stood on the river bank, pointed the rifle straight up and, when he shot, the muzzle blast illumined only falling snow. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  18. Her presence illumined him; life and hopeful enthusiasm would flash anew from him if she was by. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  19. They had one evening gone to the top of Hengist's Tower, a spot they were especially fond of visiting at all hours of the day and night, when they saw the hitherto dark sky to the southward suddenly illumined by bright flashes of light following one another in rapid succession. – The Lily of Leyden by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. As he felt the comfort of the water on his lips, his features relaxed, and a look of recognition illumined his face. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger