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The shame and sorrow these young women suffer in the 1890s is not so different from what women trying to get pregnant — or end a pregnancy — endure in our own supposedly enlightened era.
Either way, these documentaries, movies, and TV shows will simultaneously entertain and enlighten you for hours upon hours.
We were dazzled by the pitches from budding startup teams, and we were enlightened by the investors sharing their wealth of knowledge about the ecosystem.
I’m just acknowledging that in the emotional grip of a relationship crisis like that, not many of us are enlightened enough to do that.
We certainly do intend to deal fairly with Liberia, and give the reader every information that may tend to enlighten them.
Jack shivered as he recalled the Rev. Charles Mason's picture of that home, but he would not enlighten her.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Juana, too late aware of our laws and habits and administrative customs, did not enlighten her husband soon enough.
JUANAHONORE DE BALZAC
Sensible and peaceable people enlighten themselves; their light spreads itself gradually, and in time reaches the people.
Man is so little enlightened to-day only because we had the precaution or the good fortune to enlighten him little by little.
She stood with her hands clasping her belt, and continued to enlighten him on current history as he looked over his letters.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON

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