He had for years been writing of family and social duties; here was his illustration!
And this illustration has significance for more than the physical order of revelation.
Let us look at the opening chapters of Genesis for illustration.
A glance at the illustration will make this plain, and also show how the wires are to be placed.
Not from the marvellous, my friends; let us seek an illustration from the ordinary.
He looked like his illustration, as he raised his eyes to Mr. Lorry's face.
In illustration of what we mean, take a passage from the poet Shelley.
It would be the exemplification of Carlyle's illustration of the snake.
It does not move us until we know that it is an illustration of Erasmus's Christian Knight.
I shall add only a single other illustration of what I mean, before I close.