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- v. To expose or disclose something that was hidden or unknown.
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And how profound the genius of Othniel, which was able to bring to light such a multitude of precepts, after they had been completely forgotten!
But it has been reserved for the Hercules Club, now just three hundred years after Hariot left the University, to bring to light new and important contemporary evidence, sufficient, it is believed, to considerably modify our general estimate of Hariot's life and character, and to raise him from the second rank of mathematicians to which Montucla coolly relegated him nearly a century ago to the pre-eminence of being one of the foremost scholars of his age, not alone of England but of the world.