Usage examples for renovation

  1. This gave him such an interior renovation, that having retired to pray, in a very ardent frame of mind, he was filled with joy, and seized with a powerful emotion, which made him enter into what I had told him of the way of faith. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  2. The house is very fine, isn't it, since its renovation? – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  3. He was the man who planned the renovation of its agriculture after the abolition of slavery, and one of the great instruments in bringing it to the perfection mentioned by La Croix. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  4. They fail to seize and affirm the ideas of power, renovation, joy. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  5. A Literary Note in the magazine entitled Book Lore for July, 1887, observes as follows: The renovation of books is, of course, a work of art in itself, and so clever are experts in the manipulation thereof, that many a dirty and decrepit volume has left their hands looking quite fresh and new. – Book Collecting A Guide for Amateurs by John Herbert Slater
  6. He gazed from one to the other of the waiters engaged upon his renovation. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  7. She woke with the first beam of yellow sun, after eight hours of dreamless sleep, with a keen sense of renovation and refreshment. – Clover by Susan Coolidge
  8. I should never in any circumstances be a fat woman, but the active functioning of the glands gave me just enough flesh to complete the outer renovation. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton