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as in:  manifest destiny

Domestic violence doesn’t always manifest as physical abuse.
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  • Domestic violence doesn’t always manifest as physical abuse.
  • Her program has been a manifest failure. Everyone is trying to blame someone else for it.
  • Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
    Phillips Brooks
  • is often claimed that the power of the Holy Spirit is manifested more in some than it is in others.
    Holy Spirit - Wikipedia  -- 05/20/06)

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  • Then the ghosts started appearing. I guess they’d always been there, but they picked up on my father’s agitation and began to manifest. They whispered to him, feeding his suspicions.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Our passions and dreams and goals are the outward manifestations of the love we feel inside.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • He fired rapidly, six times, and six of the pack lay dead or dying—another manifestation of power that sank deep into White Fang’s consciousness.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • He seemed to take pleasure in manifesting his fiendish barbarity.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • At last, however, the narcotic began to manifest its potency, and she fell into a deep sleep.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • If they would serve their fellowmen, let them do it by making manifest the power and reality of conscience, in constraining them...
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • For these were the hands that had acted on their own, no part of him, here was where the conscience first manifested itself to snatch books, dart off with Job and Ruth and Willie Shakespeare, and now, in the firehouse, these hands seemed gloved with blood.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • This boy is manifestly no son of yours, for your cheek is as dark as mine but the boy is fair and white
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • ...can make manifest in deeds.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • the utter indifference she manifested and sincerely felt toward him.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
  • thy fault’s thus manifested,
    William Shakespeare  --  Measure for Measure
  • There was just a flickering of life in him, manifest only in his slow, faint heart-beats.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • Just be together, manifest your elements, and think about me.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • ...she rather manifested the quality of impatience, than any feeling of alarm.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • discovering his compassion so deep it manifests even in his kindness to snails,
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • ...such greed and selfishness as was manifested by some of the hunters.
    Zane Grey  --  The Thundering Herd
  • every where I found the same manifestations of that cruel prejudice
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • all things are the manifestation of one thing only.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • We return the gods to their proper manifestation as Roman.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • This chapel was the first place where my presence was strong enough that I could appear to you as myself—by which I mean Hades, god of the dead, not split with that other manifestation.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I have dwelt upon the greatness of Athens because I want to show you that we are contending for a higher prize than those who enjoy none of these privileges, and to establish by manifest proof the merit of these men whom I am now commemorating.
    Thucydides  --  Pericles’s Funeral Oration
  • No doubt it’s another manifestation of his various war wounds.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • But there is an important difference. and that important difference was manifested in Colin’s throbbing pain.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Not in my present manifestation.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • Ty had devised the initial system, the Unified Operating System, which combined everything online that had heretofore been separate and sloppy—users’ social media profiles, their payment systems, their various passwords, their email accounts, user names, preferences, every last tool and manifestation of their interests.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • I started manifesting when I was just ten.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Most of the time she was nervous-verging-on-hysterical, which manifested in dramatic physical symptoms; an astonishing hive-like swelling made her look like the Elephant Man, and her always-sweating hands made her particularly useless for working with electricity.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • They explained that the psychosis and other serious mental health problems that burdened Mr. Jenkins could lead to dangerous behavior, but this behavior was a manifestation of serious illness, not a reflection of his character.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • His sermon was almost a cry, a lament from one who did not understand death but who accepted it as a calling of man by his creator, a manifestation of a larger, unfathomable, mysterious, yet loving presence in the universe.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Manifestly if we were not in a public place I would have her right this minute in the sack.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • From the little I knew of current methods for dealing with such manifestations, I could only be grateful that no one, in fact, had seen me appear.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Luck in its darker moods and manifestations.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • It . manifested much later than that.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • Having suffered through several traumatic episodes myself, I am very familiar with the bodily manifestations of grief.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • What I mean is, it sounds like the first manifestation of a cold sore.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • How was this jealousy manifested?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The witch-hunt was a perverse manifestation of the panic which set in among all classes when the balance began to turn toward greater individual freedom.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • He was just now manifesting unmistakable signs of impatience, nervously pacing up and down, and unable to stand still for a moment.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • The Christophany, or manifestation of Christ, in the book of Daniel, the appearance of the King of kings in Revelation.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • And Texas could only stand and watch helplessly as the oil glut manifested itself and the price per barrel began to slide downward to an ultimate low of around $9.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The practices of intra-family relations lay the foundation for the public manifestation of color prejudice.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • This is merely a manifestation.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • It had come to be accepted that the pigs, who were manifestly cleverer than the other animals, should decide all questions of farm policy, though their decisions had to be ratified by a majority vote.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm
  • Gradually the cool dim gray of the morning whitened, and as gradually sounds multiplied and life manifested itself.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • In premodern times he manifested himself as the being that’s described in these books.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
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