But to represent the Almighty as avenging the sins of the guilty on the innocent, was indecent, if not blasphemous, as it was to represent him acting against the first principles of natural justice, and against the original notions of right and wrong, which he himself had implanted in our minds; by which we were to judge not only in all matters which were not revealed
, but even of the truth of revelation itself.
They stood in the noon of that strange and solemn splendour, as if it were the light that is to reveal
all secrets, and the daybreak that shall unite all who belong to one another.
Mugambi's savage imagination was filled with visions of the spirits of departed friends and enemies, for only to the machinations of such as these could he attribute the disappearance of his pouch and knob-stick in the first excitement of the discovery of their loss; but later and more careful investigation, such as his woodcraft made possible, revealed
indisputable evidence of a more material explanation than his excited fancy and superstition had at first led him to accept.
The darkness lasted two hours longer; then by degrees a cold light crept through the Venetian blinds, until at length it revealed
the objects in the room.
One thing he continually realized as he read that book: the joy, hitherto unknown to him, of believing in the possibility of attaining perfection, and in the possibility of active brotherly love among men, which Joseph Alexeevich had revealed
Now and then patches of moonlight filtering through occasional openings in the leafy roofing revealed
to Virginia the battle that was being waged for possession of her, and once, when Number Three turned toward her after disposing of a new assailant, she was horrified to see the grotesque and terrible face of the creature.
But I know that as I worked at it, every flake and film of colour seemed to me to reveal
He says in discussing the view that introspection reveals
the occurrence of knowledge: "There can be no denial of the existence of the thing (knowing) which is alleged to be known or observed in this sort of 'introspection.' The allegation that the knowing is observed is that which may be denied.
And just as the conclusions of the astronomers would have been vain and uncertain if not founded on observations of the seen heavens, in relation to a single meridian and a single horizon, so would my conclusions be vain and uncertain if not founded on that conception of right, which has been and will be always alike for all men, which has been revealed
to me as a Christian, and which can always be trusted in my soul.
His body was taken out of the Seine in the disguise which I have described, nothing being found on him which revealed
his name, his rank, or his place of abode.
The method was revealed
perfectly in 'Smoke,' but each successive book of his that I read was a fresh proof of its truth, a revelation of its transcendent superiority.
Van Brandt; and with her, holding her hand, I beheld a second apparition never before revealed
to me, the apparition of her child.