Usage examples for sublimated

  1. Through it, as through a golden mist, he saw the drama of life sublimated, himself an actor of dignity and worth; and a few moments later he entered the president's office with a poise in which there remained no trace of anxious conjecture. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  2. Only when this principle in man is " dried up," or sublimated by being made one with the divine Will, is man accessible to the divine knowledges brought by the " Kings of the East." – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  3. It was the instinctive energy of a great nature in a sublimated form. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  4. Hildegarde was only a little more silent than usual; she slipped quietly into the drawing- room, and took her seat by Mr. Raymond Ferrers, whose smile always seemed like a kind of sublimated music,- music that soothed while it cheered. – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  5. The selfsame power, gleaned from sunshine and moisture and sublimated to human flesh and blood through bread, plied in the fingers and muscles and countless, complex mental directions of the men and women who controlled. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  6. The pavements looked white as if mantled with snow; ordinary houses were sublimated to the rank of public buildings, public buildings to palaces, and the faces of women walking the streets to those of calendared saints and guardian- angels, by the pure bleaching light from the sky. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  7. And once he landed, the same sublimated sagacity impelled him to stamp with both feet hard. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  8. Their conceptions of duty and responsibility were sublimated into vague and misty dreams, and the enjoyment of the moment's fleeting pleasures seemed the only reality and end of life. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  9. The antiquity and regality of the foundation to which he belonged, and the mode or style of his education, sublimated him beyond the heights of the laboring classes. – Charles Lamb by Barry Cornwall
  10. Hypocritical with himself, filled with mawkish emotion that sublimated him in his own eyes, yet still grimly bent upon his original purpose, he had reached the very nadir of unattractiveness. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  11. Mrs. Mavick used to say that in her apartments she found refuge in a sublimated domesticity. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  12. On the lower surfaces of some of the stones a little sulphur was sublimated; of alum hardly a trace was perceptible. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  13. When learning is divorced from reason it becomes mere pedantry or sublimated ignorance, and is more dangerous to the community than unlettered ignorance can be. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  14. But even this sublimated essence of the Pentateuchal doctrine remains as discordant with natural science as ever." – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  15. She is wise with that sublimated reason called " woman's instinct." – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  16. When we read that Jove whipped his wife, and threw her son out of the window, the inference is that Jove was a man, and actually did something like the thing described; certainly gods, sublimated spirits, aerial sprites, do not act after this fashion; and it would puzzle the mythmakers to prove that the sun, moon, or stars whipped their wives or flung recalcitrant young men out of windows. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  17. Cantor has a proof that there is no greatest number, and if this proof were valid, the contradictions of infinity would reappear in a sublimated form. – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  18. Earth here was sublimated into air. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood