1 And let you, Stephen, make a novena to your holy patron saint, the first martyr, who is very powerful with God, that God may enlighten your mind.
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2 I have read your letters to poor Lucy, and know how good you are and how your husband suffer; so I pray you, if it may be, enlighten him not, lest it may harm.
3 I had no particular desire to enlighten them, but I had some difficulty in restraining myself from laughing in their faces, so full of stupid importance.
4 Hence things which have perplexed you and made the case more obscure, have served to enlighten me and to strengthen my conclusions.
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5 To his daughter it was unintelligible, and he did not enlighten her.
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6 True, these remarks sufficed to indicate the tender impulses of the speaker's heart, but also they did nothing to enlighten his examiners concerning the business that was actually at hand.
7 He was thinking that Prince Andrew was unhappy, had gone astray, did not see the true light, and that he, Pierre, ought to aid, enlighten, and raise him.
8 Not another word had I heard to enlighten me on the subject of my expectations, and my twenty-third birthday was a week gone.
9 Her next question was not of a nature to enlighten him.
10 An old broken lantern which I have just seen at a bric-a-brac merchant's suggests a reflection to my mind; it is time to enlighten the human race.
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11 It seems to me, however, not out of place to notice in the following Chapter, a method employed by the Roman senate to enlighten the people in making this distribution.
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12 Nor were his colleagues a wit inferior to him in enlightenment.
13 "The cause is lack of enlightenment," said Chichikov.
14 Yet enlightenment has reached us right enough.
15 You will perhaps also see in your further initiation a like method of enlightenment.