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revolution
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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1  —4 uses as in:
the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • Such taxes appear to me to be revolutionary.
    Chapter 16 (40% in)
  • Any sort of cliches both revolutionary and patriotic.
    Chapter 13 (32% in)
  • He was very happy with that sudden, rare happiness that can come to any one with a command in a revolutionary arm; the happiness of finding that even one of your flanks holds.
    Chapter 15 (87% in)
  • He recognized his bushy eyebrows, his watery gray eyes, his chin and the double chin under it, and he knew him for one of France's great modern revolutionary figures who had led the mutiny of the French Navy in the Black Sea.
    Chapter 42 (28% in)

There are no more uses of "revolution" flagged with this meaning in For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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  • You do not understand how such a girl would be if there had been no revolution.
    Chapter 24 (49% in)
  • Do we make the revolution to be in an army?
    Chapter 2 (50% in)
  • If you have not seen the day of revolution in a small town where all know all in the town and always have known all, you have seen nothing.
    Chapter 10 (29% in)
  • It would have been better for the town if they had thrown over twenty or thirty of the drunkards, especially those of the red-and-black scarves, and if we ever have another revolution I believe they should be destroyed at the start.
    Chapter 10 (91% in)
  • But surely the big proprietors and the rich will make a revolution against such taxes.
    Chapter 16 (40% in)
  • Do we make the revolution in order to say Don Roberto to a comrade?
    Chapter 16 (59% in)
  • "For me the revolution is so that all will say Don to all," Fernando said.
    Chapter 16 (59% in)
  • They had been active in the 1934 revolution and had to flee the country when it failed and in Russia they had sent them to the military academy and to the Lenin Institute the Comintern maintained so they would be ready to fight the next time and have the necessary military education to command.
    Chapter 18 (18% in)
  • In a revolution you could not admit to outsiders who helped you nor that any one knew more than he was supposed to know.
    Chapter 18 (19% in)
  • They had fought there with the true comradeship of the revolution.
    Chapter 18 (47% in)
  • Are we to win this war and lose the revolution?
    Chapter 23 (74% in)
  • But if we do not win this war there will be no revolution nor any Republic nor any thou nor any me nor anything but the most grand carajo.
    Chapter 23 (75% in)
  • There is no need for that under the revolution.
    Chapter 24 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "revolution" in For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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