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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reillumine.

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Examples

  • I quite admit the difficulty of believing that in every man there is an eye of the soul which, when by other pursuits lost and dimmed, is by these purified and reillumined; and is more precious far than ten thousand bodily eyes, for by it alone is truth seen.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • A reservoir of emotion broke loose within him at a time when it caused his hale old frame suffering to undergo it, and reillumined his undimmed intellect to cope with it.

    Emerson and Other Essays

  • Renan reillumined the scene which his predecessors seemed to convert into a dreary waste, by reconceiving, with erudition illumined by genius and sympathy, the personality of Jesus of Nazareth as a human character, nowise infallible, but a sublime leader of the race.

    The Chief End of Man

  • Sometimes they seem for a while to have been half obliterated, -- to fade away from the consciousness; they are reillumined, made to blaze out again in brilliant light on the

    The Eclipse of Faith Or, A Visit To A Religious Sceptic

  • This solitary taper of truth, struggling across a howling wilderness of darkness, had it been ever totally extinguished, could probably never have been reillumined.

    The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1

  • The editio princeps and the first edition of "Poetical Works", 1839, read reillumined here, which is retained by Forman, Dowden, Woodberry.

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Complete

  • The editio princeps and the first edition of "Poetical Works", 1839, read reillumined here, which is retained by Forman, Dowden, Woodberry.

    The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Volume 3

  • I am amused, I said, at your fear of the world, which makes you guard against the appearance of insisting upon useless studies; and I quite admit the difficulty of believing that in every man there is an eye of the soul which, when by other pursuits lost and dimmed, is by these purified and reillumined; and is more precious far than ten thousand bodily eyes, for by it alone is truth seen.

    The Republic of Plato

  • a moment, and the world which came out of great twilight plunges again into it, perhaps to be remade and reillumined on some eternal morning.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

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