1 Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.
2 Accepting Uncle Tom's Cabin as revelation second only to the Bible, the Yankee women all wanted to know about the bloodhounds which every Southerner kept to track down runaway slaves.
3 She was not altogether certain how she felt about this revelation but as an idea came to her she suddenly laughed aloud.
4 The revelation of this suddenly-established intimacy effectually chilled his desire to see her.
5 Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.
6 Captain Peleg's bruited reason for this thing appeared by no means adequate; though, indeed, as touching all Ahab's deeper part, every revelation partook more of significant darkness than of explanatory light.
7 And the drawing near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
8 Out of this revelation, part by part, at last came out the four acts of the gladness, and the one long, and as yet uncatastrophied fifth act of the grief of his life's drama.
9 This revelation seemed to me inestimably precious.
10 The recognition did not lessen the reality, the poignancy of the revelation by any suggestion or promise of instability.
11 His people readily constructed his unintelligible language into one of those mysterious conferences he was believed to hold so frequently with a superior intelligence and they awaited the issue of the revelation in awe.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 30
12 It was a new and special revelation, explaining dark and mysterious things, with which my youthful understanding had struggled, but struggled in vain.
13 There was an effect like a revelation in the new appearance of the landscape.
14 The dramatic poet might, apparently, expect some complications from this revelation made point-blank by the grandfather to the grandson.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 9: CHAPTER II—MARIUS
15 He examined this revelation, athwart the exaggerations of revery, with an apparent and terrifying calmness, for it is a fearful thing when a man's calmness reaches the coldness of the statue.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER