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revolution
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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the computer revolution
Definition
dramatic change — sometimes violent overthrow of a government
  • Such is the case now, after so many ancient prejudices have been overthrown; and it was far more so in ante-Revolutionary days, when the aristocracy could venture to be proud, and the low were content to be abased.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (83% in)

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  • She was probably the very last person in town who still kept the time-honored spinning-wheel in constant revolution.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (57% in)
  • During the Revolution, the Pyncheon of that epoch, adopting the royal side, became a refugee; but repented, and made his reappearance, just at the point of time to preserve the House of the Seven Gables from confiscation.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (68% in)
  • Those old gentlemen that grew up before the Revolution used to put on grand airs.
    Chapter 4 — A Day Behind the Counter (50% in)
  • The sound, however disagreeable, had very brisk life in it, and, together with the circle of curious children watching the revolutions of the wheel, appeared to give him a more vivid sense of active, bustling, and sunshiny existence than he had attained in almost any other way.
    Chapter 11 — The Arched Window (22% in)
  • And when, with the years settling down more weightily upon him, his early faith should be modified by inevitable experience, it would be with no harsh and sudden revolution of his sentiments.
    Chapter 12 — The Daguerreotypist (54% in)
  • In most other cases and contingencies, the individual is present among us, mixed up with the daily revolution of affairs, and affording a definite point for observation.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (3% in)

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