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Perhaps Betty might marry in some sensible way that would be for the best, and this visit at Hartford would illume all her life.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
Victorious, on, victorious!Proud beacon onward haste;Till floods of light all glorious,Illume the moral waste.
THE LIBERTY MINSTRELGEORGE W. CLARK
Live in the sunshine, don't live in the gloom, Carry some gladness the world to illume.
THE OPTIMIST'S GOOD MORNINGFLORENCE HOBART PERIN
How like a sun-flash they sometimes illume what else were forever mystery-shrouded!
ROSE CLARKFANNY FERN
Three candles that illume every darkness: truth, nature, knowledge.
ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
But, my young friend, it is not the light of the noon-day sun that ought to illume Christian charity.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. XI.--APRIL, 1851--VOL. II.VARIOUS
Even if you have only one light for ten darknesses, it will be enough to illume them all.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 2ELIZABETH BISLAND
Can one illume a leaden sky,Or tear apart the shadowy veil Thicker than pitch, no star on high,Not one funereal glimmer pale?
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
I admired the condensed wisdom of this, but, like experience, it only serves to illume the path over which I have passed.
ADOPTING AN ABANDONED FARMKATE SANBORN
All my faculties tend to self-preservation; there, they converge as rays in a focus; in that focus they illume and—they burn.
A STRANGE STORY, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLUME

  • becoming light
  • brightening
  • flashing
  • gleaming
  • illuming
  • irradiating
  • light up
  • lighting
  • making bright
  • shining
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