When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted
, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
Often, before his captivity, Dantes, mind had revolted
at the idea of assemblages of prisoners, made up of thieves, vagabonds, and murderers.
This was a stroke of civility for which she was quite unprepared; and she could hardly suppress a smile at his being now seeking the acquaintance of some of those very people against whom his pride had revolted
in his offer to herself.
Yes, but he must make haste; for hardly will the people of Paris have revolted
before we shall have a score of princes begging to lead them.
The cynical indifference of the sea to the merits of human suffering and courage, laid bare in this ridiculous, panic-tainted performance extorted from the dire extremity of nine good and honourable seamen, revolted
It chanced that Jean was the first lad to step into the boat; he stumbled, rolled to one side, the boat revolted
at his weight and capsized.
The mother of Elizabeth was an Episcopalian, as indeed, was the mother of the Judge himself; and the good taste of Marmaduke revolted
at the familiar colloquies which the leaders of the conferences held with the Deity, in their nightly meetings.
The event was so shocking, that there were moments even when her heart revolted
from it as impossible: when she thought it could not be.
Now, to consider these two men from the point of view from which you would consider other men, and the means by the aid of which they contemplated to restore a monarch to his throne, compared with other means, the shallowest brains of the country where brains are most shallow must have revolted
against the presumptuous madness of the lieutenant and the stupidity of his associate.