toggle menu
1000+ books

in a sentence
grouped by contextual meaning

show 10 more with this conextual meaning
  • The computer revolution disrupted the job market.
  • They both knew that even though it was 1930 and the revolution in Mexico had been over for ten years, there was still resentment against the large landowners.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the old government
  • It's our li'l revolutionary.   (source)
    revolutionary = someone who fights for dramatic change
  • What was needed was a revolution, a reversal of the ancient, brittle roles we'd been playing out since my childhood.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • ... I was still getting over Stalin, in Russia. The so-called second revolution—the murder of his own people.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the government
  • Next door to us the Shah of Iran had been overthrown in a revolution a few months earlier, so the CIA had lost their main base in the region.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the old government
  • And this was followed by another thought, far more revolutionary: "Maybe they just don't care!"   (source)
    revolutionary = dramatically different
  • Some revolution of the Fates, some change in trade and shipping routes.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • In fact, twenty years after the civil rights revolution, the jury remained an institution largely unchanged by the legal requirements of racial integration and diversity.   (source)
  • Biotechnology promises the greatest revolution in human history.   (source)
▲ show less (of above)
show 86 more with this conextual meaning
  • She pumped uphill and around a sharp turn, narrowly avoiding a stone Revolutionary War battle memorial sign.   (source)
    revolutionary = related to the overthrow of an old government
  • There are worse things than revolution!   (source)
    revolution = fighting to overthrow a government
  • The Revolutionary War had begun.   (source)
    revolutionary = related to the overthrow of a government
  • My cowardice is of such a passion, complementing the revolutionary spirit that lives in its shadow, I was forced to design this.   (source)
    revolutionary = related to a desire for dramatic change
  • A vast differentiation had taken place, and in their own time a revolution had unseated the royal government and substituted a junta which was at this moment in power.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the old government
  • I bunk in the front because I'm the best sharpshooter in Salamander Army, and because Bonzo is afraid I'll start a revolution if the toon leaders don't keep an eye on me.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of leadership
  • It was his eighth revolution around the lake.   (source)
    revolution = time around
  • In the early months of World War II, San Francisco's Fillmore district, or the Western Addition, experienced a visible revolution.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • The next afternoon I was standing outside my Spanish class when Leonard Rodriguez, who sat next to me, came hurrying down the hall with a revolutionary's fire in his eye.   (source)
    revolutionary = someone fighting for dramatic change
  • I imagine Juliet sneaking up to her room in the dark, and the silence, through the atmosphere of sleep so thick it feels solid, the lullaby of creaking floorboards and quietly hissing radiators, the slow revolutions of people orbiting wordlessly around one another….   (source)
    revolutions = circles
  • Within twenty years at the most, he reflected, the huge and simple question, 'Was life better before the Revolution than it is now?' would have ceased once and for all to be answerable.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the old government
  • If there is not peace, then there will be revolution.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • Her husband realised all his money before the Revolution and invested it abroad.   (source)
    revolution = overthrow of the old government
  • Obviously, this work cannot be wrought by turning back, or away, from what has been accomplished by the modern revolution; for the problem is nothing if not that of rendering the modern world spiritually significant—or rather (phrasing the same principle the other way round) nothing if not that of making it possible for men and women to come to full human maturity through the conditions of contemporary life.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • If we could get our prominent business men and all the other rightthinking people interested in it, it would bring about the mightiest revolution ever known in a nation's life.   (source)
  • Before Mr. Dimmesdale reached home, his inner man gave him other evidences of a revolution in the sphere of thought and feeling.   (source)
  • Then the appearance of death was distant, although the wish was ever present to my thoughts; and I often sat for hours motionless and speechless, wishing for some mighty revolution that might bury me and my destroyer in its ruins.   (source)
    revolution = violent and dramatic change
  • As for Wickham and Lydia, their characters suffered no revolution from the marriage of her sisters.   (source)
    revolution = dramatic change
  • There was no signature except "The Revolutionary Masses."†   (source)
  • "Iran's military, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, it's like a mix of the Communist Party, the KGB, and the mafia.†   (source)
  • Whatever his claim to eminence, the old revolutionary acknowledged the deference of the two young Bolsheviks with a self-assured nod of the head—all the while sitting in the very chair from which the Grand Duchess Anapova had received the greetings of dutiful young princes at her annual Easter Ball.†   (source)
  • I'd always been an American history buff, and some of the buildings on campus predated the Revolutionary War.†   (source)
  • The battles of Lexington and Concord in the American Revolutionary War were fought in what year?†   (source)
  • Born in France, Girard fought on the side of the Americans during the Revolutionary War.†   (source)
  • They're arrogant and dull, and that's why I left them, but they aren't revolutionaries.†   (source)
  • Like at my fifth-grade school, when we went to the Saratoga battlefield, I had this accident with a Revolutionary War cannon.†   (source)
  • I had heard from adults that this was a revolutionary war, a liberation of the people from corrupt government.†   (source)
  • "A revolutionary's wife who ended up living among strangers."†   (source)
  • Revolutionary action.†   (source)
  • The revolutionary, all scars and tension, stands over him.†   (source)
  • He sang all the revolutionary songs, usually loudly and out of tune, until Mam would tell him to be quiet, that the babies were sleeping.†   (source)
  • They were standing in the corner near the glass case that held a chalice used during the Revolutionary War, when the church had been a hospital.†   (source)
  • South American revolutionaries, it would seem, died with flair.†   (source)
  • PLENTY OF PEOPLE changed their names: actors, writers, revolutionaries, transvestites.†   (source)
  • She was a general in the revolutionary army.†   (source)
  • The idea was revolutionary.†   (source)
  • You're saying you're a revolutionary like the Jeune Mou Pro.†   (source)
  • The revolutionaries put her in jail for a long time and treated her pretty hard.†   (source)
  • Avoiding high explosives because of the Grand Mosque, the Revolutionary Guard used automatic weapons, crude energy cannon, plasma charges, and human wave attacks.†   (source)
  • But close up you could always see the defiance in their eyes, that hatred of America, the fire of the revolutionary that burned in their souls.†   (source)
  • "Here's Francis Garaventa," Jackie said, oblivious to Mae's distress, "who can talk about the intersection between Youth-Rank and TruYouth, which I must say is at once revolutionary and necessary."†   (source)
  • To my relief, no revolutionary red star appeared on the moon's yellow surface.†   (source)
  • I went from victim to perpetrator to witness to revolutionary.†   (source)
  • Are you a revolutionary or not?†   (source)
  • With a street-fighter's unerring instincts, Comrade Pillai knew that his straitened circumstances (his small, hot house, his grunting mother, his obvious proximity to the toiling masses) gave him a power over Chacko that in those revolutionary times no amount of Oxford education could match.†   (source)
  • Their theories and revolutionary ideas had enormous influence beyond the frontiers of their own countries.†   (source)
  • I believe they were afraid the men there might stop them, and attract a mob, and rescue us, as they might have done if McDermott had thought to shout out that he was a revolutionary, or a republican, or some such, and he had his rights, and down with the British; because there was still considerable high feelings then, on the side of Mr. William Lyon Mackenzie and the Rebellion, and there were those in the States that wanted to invade Canada.†   (source)
  • CORIOLIS STORM: any major sandstorm on Arrakis where winds across the open flatlands are amplified by the planet's own revolutionary motion to reach speeds up to 700 kilometers per hour.†   (source)
  • With my old Army clothes, walking stick, two-day beard and black beret I must look like some old-time Cuban revolutionary, in for a raid.†   (source)
  • But the revolutionary ideas arose much earlier.†   (source)
  • Then again, she should have accounted for the fact that there had been battles fought in and around the Hollow in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.†   (source)
  • More than once he said one revolutionary in the family was enough.†   (source)
  • This man was willing to try something revolutionary to cure insanity.†   (source)
  • Word got back that guerrillas had planted the bomb because the pharmacy represented "crumbs for the poor," a palliative designed to curb the growth of revolutionary fervor.†   (source)
  • They were not revolutionary discoveries that he made all on his own; they were problems that had preoccupied Inspector Morell for long periods, especially in his free time.†   (source)
  • Revolutionary.†   (source)
  • Revolutionary soldiers dressed in camouflage fatigues were ever-present.†   (source)
  • They knew that he was driven, in flight: the liberal, even revolutionary sentiments of which he was so proud meant nothing to them whatever.†   (source)
  • It was a revolutionary question: What for?†   (source)
  • He had convinced himself that trashing the Trentons' house had not been an act of half-mad jealous pique but a piece of revolutionary anarchy — offing a couple of fat middle-class pigs, the sort who made it easy for the fascist overlords to remain in power by blindly paying their taxes and their telephone bills.†   (source)
  • Maybe Tcluman really is a revolutionary.†   (source)
  • Once again, Eragon was forced to revise his conception of Brom, from the village storyteller that Eragon had first taken him to be, to the warrior and magician he had traveled with, to the Rider he was at last revealed as, and now firebrand, revolutionary leader, and assassin.†   (source)
  • What they were looking for in fashion was a revolutionary statement.†   (source)
  • I got my notebook and a pen and ventured down to the Black Revolutionary Party headquarters to see if I could interview any of the leaders.†   (source)
  • Of course the times enabled some of these men to style themselves revolutionaries.†   (source)
  • Put yourself at the disposition of the revolutionary court.†   (source)
  • We are not the only revolutionaries, Miro.†   (source)
  • "Revolutionary?" he growled.†   (source)
  • He had helped with the designing of her revolutionary drive system and had inspected the model, which had been running on the Caspian Sea for some years in absolute secrecy.†   (source)
  • It was the struggle between the state and secret groups of insurgents, state-born, wild-eyed—the anarchists, terrorists, assassins and revolutionaries who tried to bring about apocalyptic change.†   (source)
  • Blue was the color chosen by the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War to distinguish the colonial fighters from their British redcoat counterparts.†   (source)
  • I wanted to be a revolutionary hero!†   (source)
  • She didn't defer to anyone, sat down right in front of Greg, and handed him the product of the revolutionary skills she'd acquired—a proposal, in English, to better herself, and improve the life of her village.†   (source)
  • Dancers regain their revolutionary smiles, and begin a dance of victory.†   (source)
  • A man with a shirt frayed at the cuffs, without a jacket and wearing broken shoes, marched along reciting the Poet's most revolutionary poems, his grief streaming down his face.†   (source)
  • Dobbs shouted louder, his face red with revolutionary fervor.†   (source)
  • Recently, the People's Republic of China reversed its previous stance and now considers nu shu to be an important element of the Chinese people's revolutionary struggle against oppression.†   (source)
  • Mostly, it was just that she was friendly from her revolutionary days with Kathy Boudin, a radical who'd been involved in the robbery.†   (source)
  • Years before, the hospital had taken the revolutionary step of opening its doors to women studying to become doctors, the only hospital in London to do so.†   (source)
  • "A complete loser working at some stupid fashion magazine when all I really want to do is write about world events or interview revolutionary congressmen…. like you'll be."†   (source)
  • In his letters he calls them 'eternal revolutionaries.'†   (source)
  • Readers pictured him as a revolutionary, but one who operated on the poor instead of preaching land reform.†   (source)
  • Far ahead in the dark I saw the monumental bridge, ropes of lights across the dark river; and closer, high above the shoreline, the Palisades, their revolutionary agony lost in the riotous lights of roller coasters.†   (source)
  • Revolutionaries thrown out by their own revolution's leaders.†   (source)
  • He was forty years old and he was a revolutionary.†   (source)
  • It is Lieutenant Rojas's mission to reshape them into revolutionaries.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)

show 10 more with this conextual meaning
  • The seasons are influenced by the earth's tilt and revolution around the sun.
  • With each revolution, just before her face sweeps the sand, she lifts her head gently and takes in the sun-salt smell.   (source)
  • After all, the very first time she took the sack through town, she turned the corner onto Munich Street, looked both ways, and gave it one enormous swing—a whole revolution—and then checked the contents inside.   (source)
  • Hardly one revolution of the Thurmite moon had passed since Alyss' last incident:   (source)
    revolution = circular movement around something
  • Relative rotational velocity is 0.05 revolutions per second.   (source)
    revolutions = circular movements around something
  • Just one quick revolution of a blue green planet around an unexceptional yellow star.   (source)
    revolution = circular movement
  • "Reducing the number of revolutions per minute," Mr. Foster explained. "The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen."   (source)
    revolutions = circular movements around something
  • "In Southern India," he writes, "the king's reign and life terminated with the revolution of the planet Jupiter round the sun."   (source)
    revolution = circular movement
  • Then he moved toward the desk, the boys falling away from him like water from the prow of a ship when it is first warped out from the pier and the screw makes the first revolutions.   (source)
    revolutions = rotations
  • A wagon rattled leanly over the big cobbles; beyond the firemen, the grocer Bradley wound up his awning with slow creaking revolutions.   (source)
▲ show less (of above)
show 10 more with this conextual meaning
  • By great application, however, and after having remained during the space of several revolutions of the moon in my hovel, I discovered the names that were given to some of the most familiar objects of discourse; I learned and applied the words, 'fire,' 'milk,' 'bread,' and 'wood.'   (source)
    revolutions = circular movements around something
  • Through the long revolutions around the suns of my last planet–the world of the See Weeds, as they were known here–I had waited.   (source)
    revolutions = circular movements
  • Mr. Simms obediently carried the wad around, and the body followed in the half revolution.   (source)
    revolution = movement around something
  • Down, down … A final twist, a glance at the revolution counter, and he was done.   (source)
    revolution = circular movement
  • He jammed on his brakes, and lifted his car round with a complete revolution of his long arms.   (source)
    revolution = circling
  • …yield their bounty of delights to a blissful population of perfectly wedded twins; and the happiness of this community again will be doubled, and the wheel, through ten millions of ten millions of one hundred millions of one hundred million periods of countless years, will approach the point of beginning the downward revolution, which again will lead to the extinction of the eternal religion and the gradually increasing noise of unwholesome merrymaking, warfare, and pestilential winds.   (source)
    revolution = circular movement
  • Henry kept his eye on the revolution-counter; when the needle touched the twelve hundred mark, he threw the helicopter screws out of gear.   (source)
  • Mr. Duffy's head did a massive quarter-revolution in the direction of Willie and the pale-blue eyes focused upon him from the great distance.   (source)
    revolution = circle
  • The embryo is hungry; day in, day out, the blood-surrogate pump unceasingly turns its eight hundred revolutions a minute.   (source)
    revolutions = circular movements around something
  • The winter advanced, and an entire revolution of the seasons had taken place since I awoke into life.   (source)
    revolution = circle
▲ show less (of above)

show 10 more examples with any meaning
  • The right-hand one, commissioned by my Grandmother Adelia, is of Colonel Parkman, a veteran of the last decisive battle fought in the American Revolution, that of Fort Ticonderoga, now in New York State.†   (source)
  • "Hold on, I'm plotting a revolution."†   (source)
  • He spent his days lamenting his inability to foresee the revolution and the ensuing economic collapse.†   (source)
  • "I've always said that I thought she had a deep-rooted resentment of the Cultural Revolution."†   (source)
  • Did you try to leave after the Revolution?†   (source)
  • In the chaos of the world I grew up in, those were as appealing to me as Malcolm's cry for revolution was to his generation.†   (source)
  • France sided with the United States during the American Revolution, sending money and soldiers to aid the young nation.†   (source)
  • The reports that carry subtle threats and hint at revolution?†   (source)
  • What had happened, she insisted, was an inqilab, a revolution, an uprising of the working people against inequality.†   (source)
  • We're a revolution!"†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)
show 190 more examples with any meaning
  • Within a few years, the campus became a hotbed for cultural revolution.†   (source)
  • He was fastidious and timid and easily teased by the boys on his floor; on the nights he was given dorm duty—for the entire four floors—Waterhouse Hall seethed with revolution.†   (source)
  • And now it is night again, another revolution of the clock, and the whole block is quiet, and she cannot sleep.†   (source)
  • That year the Cultural Revolution started.†   (source)
  • Progress in design and materials brought about the short-board revolution in the late '60s, opening the door of surfing to those who were intimidated by the weight and heft of long boards.†   (source)
  • You are the slow burn that will quench a revolution with a few speeches and smiles.†   (source)
  • We all thought that if you came back, it would mean revolution.†   (source)
  • The road that led to Valley Forge, to George Washington and the Revolution.†   (source)
  • But then Gogol flips the record, turning the volume up on "Revolution 1."†   (source)
  • Not a one had escaped his clutches, and they were all ready to work for the revolution.†   (source)
  • That was the computer industry to those people, and it had nothing to do with this new revolution.†   (source)
  • Is "Revolution" covering the sound of her crying?†   (source)
  • While you live, the revolution lives.†   (source)
  • When I talked with him he said, "Microbiological Associates and Sam Reader were an absolute revolution in the field, and I'm not one to use the word revolution lightly."†   (source)
  • Curiously enough, an edition of the Encyclopedia Galactica that had the good fortune to fall through a time warp from a thousand years in the future defined the marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation as "a bunch of mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came."†   (source)
  • Look at any civil war or revolution from the fall of Rome onward, and it marks a time when demigods also fought one another.†   (source)
  • THERE GOES THE SUN When George Naylor's father spread his first load of ammonium nitrate fertilizer, the ecology of his farm underwent a quiet revolution.†   (source)
  • There it is: the smell of salt spray and mist, a smell mixed, in my mind, with the idea of constant revolution, an eternal tide.†   (source)
  • A stooped woman, Maraa Luisa Mora Martan, more than a hundred years old, who was reduced to eating the bark of her plantain tree during the Mexican Revolution, forces her knotted hands to fill bags with tortillas, beans, and salsa so her daughter, Soledad Vasquez, seventy, can run down a rocky slope and heave them onto a train.†   (source)
  • I tried to hang out at the Moscovitzes' as long as possible: I loaded the breakfast dishes in the dishwasher for Maya, since she was busy writing a letter to her congressman asking him to please do something about her son, Manuel, who was wrongfully imprisoned ten years ago for supporting a revolution in their country.†   (source)
  • "James is going through his revolution," my siblings snickered.†   (source)
  • He was eighty years old, a survivor of World War Two, the civil war in China, the Cultural Revolution, and a triple coronary bypass.†   (source)
  • On the third day of the revolution, Kassad landed the Denieve's single assault boat in the main courtyard of the Grand Mosque at Mashhad.†   (source)
  • It always made two full revolutions.†   (source)
  • Revolutions inevitably fail, he tells us, because those who come to power are corrupted by it and reject the values and principles they initially embraced.†   (source)
  • On-screen there was now a live shot of Tahrir Square, the cradle of the Egyptian Revolution.†   (source)
  • There is a revolution in Germany!†   (source)
  • I'm not some toy in your little revolution.†   (source)
  • TMAWH fire hydrants are numerous, for safety, and highly designed, for property values, not the squat iron things imprinted with the name of some godforsaken Industriab Revolution foundry and furry from a hundred variously flaked layers of cheap city paint.†   (source)
  • The IBP revolution was guided by a hard, unsentimental view of the world.†   (source)
  • The group studied politics, philosophy, economics — the dynamics of social revolution.†   (source)
  • You call this an indiscretion, as if we haven't had a revolution in frank and bold language.†   (source)
  • But comrade, you cannot stage their revolution for them.†   (source)
  • There'll be no revolution at home because no one has the courage to risk his life by standing up to the G.Sta.†   (source)
  • "And when the revolution comes I'm coming to get you personally."†   (source)
  • This is not a revolution that will overthrow anything, or if it does, it will do so in ways we could never contrive in advance.†   (source)
  • He is one of the reasons I thought seriously about leaving an industry in the throes of revolution, and he is the reason I've decided I'll never be happy doing anything other than telling stories.†   (source)
  • The jar of spaghetti sauce Charlie'd stuck in the microwave was only on its first revolution when I yanked the door open and pulled it out.†   (source)
  • Nothing changed as a result of this revolution, and yet everything changed.†   (source)
  • One of the few during the Revolution who campaigned for human rights to apply to women.†   (source)
  • Sonia reminds me we have to make sacrifices for the revolution.†   (source)
  • A wealthy Cuban had owned it, and fled during the revolution.†   (source)
  • "As I sit here and breathe, I never thought the good God would let me live to see someone walk into the middle of a revolution, pull a lugubrious face, and say, 'What's the matter?'†   (source)
  • As he completed a revolution and his face was momentarily turned toward the dwarf again, Eragon glimpsed the pale dagger descending toward his flesh, like a bolt of lightning from on high.†   (source)
  • When she was paired with Courtney in social studies to make a timeline of the American Revolution, Josie had groaned-she was sure she'd be pulling all the weight.†   (source)
  • The revolution took place in our home as well as in Iran.†   (source)
  • What I wanted to find out were the fundamental principles for starting a revolution.†   (source)
  • It's been there awhile, biding its time and growing closer with each revolution.†   (source)
  • "She'll be ready for Mazen's revolution, Keenan.†   (source)
  • It was true, she had wanted the job, but it was also true that she felt anger flaring up again: fine for Bree, who was out here starting revolutions, to consign her to a nine-to-five life.†   (source)
  • Guns, murder, revolution.†   (source)
  • Revolution is serious business.†   (source)
  • There were months in the revolution when the entire campaign was financed out of his pocket.†   (source)
  • If this naming revolution was indeed inspired by Black Power, it would be one of the movement's most enduring remnants.†   (source)
  • He was the treasurer of the revolution in the Macondo region.†   (source)
  • Frunze, in Moscow near the old Novodevichiy Monastery, was named for a hero of the Revolution.†   (source)
  • That's not a revolution, but it reflects a meaningful impact.†   (source)
  • In 1929, when the Depression came and poverty began to replace temperance as the narrower of American life, Tijuanan businesses kept prices at bargain-basement levels, so that northern tourists purring past the clapboard shops along the Avenida Revolution could afford to live high in every conceivable way: lobster dinners, fine spirits, salon services, dancing.†   (source)
  • The Revolution.†   (source)
  • The thump was the fan oscillating from side to side where the frame made contact with the concrete on each revolution.†   (source)
  • The Cultural Revolution had left such horrifying memories.†   (source)
  • On the television, a strident, cocksure voice told an interviewer, "We are embarked on the second American Revolution and you have my solemn vow that with a new Republican majority in Congress, American life is about to be profoundly different.†   (source)
  • Then revolution erupted in Iran.†   (source)
  • There was a revolution.†   (source)
  • He ranted on for a while longer, complaining about adults and the "corrupt frigging system" and about the time being ripe for a young people's revolution.†   (source)
  • The doctrine of the Cultural Revolution implied continuous anarchy.†   (source)
  • The entire country of France was under the influence of the devil, and. the Revolution had been his greatest triumph.†   (source)
  • At the very least it takes a revolution, and that kind of thing doesn't happen in this country.†   (source)
  • Nately's mother, a descendant of the New England Thorntons, was a Daughter of the American Revolution.†   (source)
  • This being the height of the Cultural Revolution, the woman was arrested and detained on suspicion of being a spy.†   (source)
  • The Member Registries Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Asher had spent years compiling, the family trees going back to the Mayflower and the Revolution, were destroyed.†   (source)
  • The march from revolution to revolution, from struggle to struggle, ever onward.†   (source)
  • But in the revolution, even the privates became powerful.†   (source)
  • He was born to be a leader, to be the center of a revolution.†   (source)
  • American Revolution: British forces expose civilians to smallpox in Quebec and Boston.†   (source)
  • One week before the Bolshevist Revolution, in the autumn of 1917, his young wife bore him a second child, a son.†   (source)
  • A revolution swept across Mexico in 1910, precipitating a decade of civil war and anarchy.†   (source)
  • I believe that we are brutal because innocence can be corrupted, like mine was as a six-year-old in a time of revolution.†   (source)
  • And the van, stopped in the street, its rooftop antenna still turning slow revolutions.†   (source)
  • The fate of the war and the revolution rested on the army.†   (source)
  • I am the monseigneur from Paris, a true son of the Revolution!†   (source)
  • Some two hundred years later, in 1979, a lawyer called Maurice Bishop started a new revolution, which the guidebook said was inspired by the Communist dictatorships in Cuba and Nicaragua.†   (source)
  • I just want to reorient it toward the revolution.†   (source)
  • Murder and mayhem are the life and soul of revolution.†   (source)
  • There was no revolution, Melanie, and there will be no revolution.†   (source)
  • In Cuba the costs of revolution are very high.†   (source)
  • It's the greatest revolution in power motors since the internal-combustion enginegreater than that!†   (source)
  • They held tight and close through two revolutions.†   (source)
  • How simplified and how standard this coming computer "revolution" will require our language to be are open questions.†   (source)
  • I think he had a land grant for fightin' in the Revolution.†   (source)
  • We know our city survived the American Revolution.†   (source)
  • It has always been my dream that the Institute and her sons would be at the vanguard of a moral revolution, a resurgence of the American dream itself.†   (source)
  • Mark could imagine the headline:local boy flumed across the universe to lead revolution.†   (source)
  • They had retired early and, while the train witnessed small revolutions among the local military, everyone felt that the anarchic events should be kept from the sleeping foreigners.†   (source)
  • "True, it may be necessary, initially, to liquidate opponents of the revolution," Ludovico admitted.†   (source)
  • ' All of these quotations are from native-born soldiers, many of whose ancestors did fight in the Revolution.†   (source)
  • Sims was the first slave to be sent back into slavery by Massachusetts since the Revolution.†   (source)
  • The revolution made us zealous protectors of our liberty.†   (source)
  • It's true that there are those who think that the "symbolic" revolution among our sort of people doomed the Neanderthals, but this is, to put it mildly, a very speculative story, more "Star Trek" than "Mr.†   (source)
  • What a tragic thing, that Revolution.†   (source)
  • "We have declared the Revolution," he said firmly, "now we execute it.†   (source)
  • This new technology is the other side of the computer revolution in manufacturing.†   (source)
  • I am thankful, however, that some of our white brothers in the South have grasped the meaning of this social revolution and committed themselves to it.†   (source)
  • What'll happen to him when you start your revolution?†   (source)
  • Old farming families that stretch back to the Revolutionary period and pre-Revolution.†   (source)
  • She steadfastly refused to climb above three hundred feet, and the revolution indicators for both engines remained fixed at about three quarters of their proper readings.†   (source)
  • Hadn't he once wished, achingly, ardently, only that no revolution should ever take his wife from him?†   (source)
  • In the hot afternoons of the Atlantic crossing, La Fayette confided all his plans of revolution to Napoleon, his dearest friend, and Napoleon offered helpful advice on how to make the revolution go much faster and more effectively.†   (source)
  • Also conspiracy to commit sabotage, conspiracy to incite revolution, terrorism, unauthorized national entry, traveling without passports, the carrying of firearms without permit, failure to register said weapons, conspiracy to do harm to His Imperial Majesty the Shahanshah of Iran.†   (source)
  • We don't belong anywhere since the Revolution.†   (source)
  • And in the War of the Revolution the shilling of the Continental Congress hadn't been worth, in the British phrase, a Continental damn.†   (source)
  • He was part owner here with a yucateco who still believed in the Revolution.†   (source)
  • As I say, he was notably left-leaning for a Southerner: six or seven years later, at the height of the McCarthy hysteria, he furiously resigned as president-elect of the Virginia chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, to which for largely genealogical reasons he had belonged for a quarter of a century, when that mossback organization issued a manifesto in support of the Senator from Wisconsin.†   (source)
  • In the industrialized nations, a technological revolution is taking place--a revolution marked by rapid, dramatic advances in computers and telecommunications.†   (source)
  • It seemed to me a revolution in living and on a rapid increase.†   (source)
  • Three more steps, and I held a bloody blade and saw three dead men and my horse, on which I had fled the revolution in France.†   (source)
  • The revolution had become"—he fumbled for the word— "un pe pourrie.†   (source)
  • Just the same, they had black soldiers in the Revolution, and in the Civil War too.†   (source)
  • The color must have left it long ago—perhaps in some prison in the early days of the Revolution—and now his features were formed and Peters would look like that till he died.†   (source)
  • She died the year before last, just before the revolution.†   (source)
  • But this peaceful revolution of hope cannot become the prey of hostile powers.†   (source)
  • It was a defective fan which clicked with each revolution, on and on.†   (source)
  • In this revolution, research has become central; it also becomes more formalized, complex, and costly.†   (source)
  • To be a girl in a shtetl in Russia, milking cows and daydreaming about revolution?†   (source)
  • "With Washington gone, the revolution will collapse," predicted the mayor.†   (source)
  • Many different belief systems powered the revolution of the planets and stars.†   (source)
  • You were conducting a small, one-woman revolution, one could say.†   (source)
  • Steve Jobs: February 24, 1955 Another of the pioneers of the software revolution was Eric Schmidt.†   (source)
  • In his reedy, piping voice he urged them on to revolution.†   (source)
  • And uprisings have been known to lead to revolution.†   (source)
  • But you know, these younger goddesses, they weren't around to fight the revolution.†   (source)
  • "Oh yes," I hear one of the women say, "we spent a revolution there."†   (source)
  • Congas played at night on the streets while teenyboppers gathered to talk of revolution.†   (source)
  • As a researcher, as a scientist, and because of the revolution, we were proud.†   (source)
  • In the revolution she had seen and heard worse things than this.†   (source)
  • So you were in Paris at the time of the Revolution, and shortly thereafter you made your way home.†   (source)
  • St. Clair looks up from a thick book about the American Revolution.†   (source)
  • It's the Cultural Revolution now, and there are no da-dui-zhangs anymore.†   (source)
  • He contains himself just long enough to say, "And that, my friends, is how a revolution dies.†   (source)
  • Ye Zhetai had survived the Cultural Revolution so far, but he remained in the first mental stage.†   (source)
  • You want me to pin my entire operation, the entire revolution, on some teenaged love story?†   (source)
  • Grindelwald and I, the glorious young leaders of the revolution.†   (source)
  • The wheel needed twenty minutes for a single revolution.†   (source)
  • Kant called this the Copernican Revolution in the problem of human knowledge.†   (source)
  • It is very important for the revolution.†   (source)
  • I must now become the actual leader, the face, the voice, the embodiment of the revolution.†   (source)
  • "Revolution needs a spark," I murmur, repeating what Julian would say in our lessons.†   (source)
  • The Cultural Revolution leadership should no longer have any involvement with Red Coast.†   (source)
  • Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communist revolution.†   (source)
  • And if I really could save Peeta…in terms of a revolution, this would be ideal.†   (source)
  • We were proud to be part of the revolution, excited to be doing such an important job.†   (source)
  • A pawn in the monstrous bourgeois plot to subvert the revolution.†   (source)
  • He didn't know that the revolution was out of our hands.†   (source)
  • The threat of the revolution hung over them, bringing famine and death in its wake.†   (source)
  • But then, boom! the personal computer revolution happened, and they had their ten thousand hours in.†   (source)
  • I heard that you suffered a lot during the Cultural Revolution.†   (source)
  • Our beloved Chairman Mao had started the Cultural Revolution in May.†   (source)
  • In 1791—two years after the revolution—she published a declaration on the rights of women.†   (source)
  • Would any of them be a sacrifice to her revolution?†   (source)
  • I remember thinking that was the gift the leader of our revolution should have.†   (source)
  • "Long Live the Revolution!" they shouted.†   (source)
  • So everyone's had a Bengay rub and a chunk of fudge in the name of the Revolution.†   (source)
  • What's more, they are detrimental to the revolution, so we must oppose them resolutely."†   (source)
  • As far as the Cultural Revolution is concerned, I was pretty lucky.†   (source)
  • Revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence in which one class overthrows another.†   (source)
  • But beyond that, in a time when things could still change, there were revolutions.†   (source)
  • He was spending every moment too worried about me to pay careful enough attention to the revolution.†   (source)
  • But in 1543 a little book was published entitled On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres.†   (source)
  • Two factions were fighting to lead the revolution in the factory.†   (source)
  • Ages ago, it seemed now The exercises I used to do to get in shape for the revolution!†   (source)
  • That's the spirit of the revolution, right?†   (source)
  • We are also seeing one of history's great cultural revolutions.†   (source)
  • I felt a flush of embarrassment to be caught shopping when I should have been plotting a revolution.†   (source)
  • I knew this had something to do with the Cultural Revolution.†   (source)
  • Stand with justice, stand with the revolution!†   (source)
  • He must have made comments critical of Chairman Mao and the Cultural Revolution.†   (source)
  • Like Wenjie's father, Ruan had suffered greatly during the Cultural Revolution.†   (source)
  • What's more important, romance or revolution?†   (source)
  • Before the Cultural Revolution she had been a Model Teacher.†   (source)
  • And I begin to understand the revolution in a new way.†   (source)
  • After all, without revolution, how can we have peace?†   (source)
  • The gringos will take over the revolution.†   (source)
  • Sometimes I think revolution has become something like a habit for Minerva.†   (source)
  • No matter what I did and where I went, the Cultural Revolution followed me.†   (source)
  • Naturally, we knew only good things about Chairman Mao and the Cultural Revolution.†   (source)
  • Our mission was to effect an internal revolution rather than wait for an outside rescue.†   (source)
  • "Get the kids into the bathroom so they don't get in the way of the revolution."†   (source)
  • Now I can use my talents for the revolution.†   (source)
  • That would be resisting the revolution—she would have been beaten to ….†   (source)
  • He was going to work several revolutions at one time.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)