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revelation
used in To the Lighthouse

4 uses
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Definition
something that was previously unknown (and typically surprising); or making such a thing known
  • When she had sat there last ten years ago there had been a little sprig or leaf pattern on the table-cloth, which she had looked at in a moment of revelation.
    3 — The Lighthouse (4% in)
  • The great revelation had never come.
    3 — The Lighthouse (25% in)
  • The great revelation perhaps never did come.
    3 — The Lighthouse (25% in)
  • This, that, and the other; herself and Charles Tansley and the breaking wave; Mrs. Ramsay bringing them together; Mrs. Ramsay saying, "Life stand still here"; Mrs. Ramsay making of the moment something permanent (as in another sphere Lily herself tried to make of the moment something permanent)—this was of the nature of a revelation.
    3 — The Lighthouse (26% in)

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