Anxious to throw some light on
his own perplexity from the impressions of others, Levin began to walk about, looking for connoisseurs, and was glad to see a well-known musical amateur in conversation with Pestsov, whom he knew.
These facts seemed to me to throw some light on
the origin of species--that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers.
Those who desired to investigate such questions were led to observe the behaviour of animals, in the hope that their behaviour would throw some light on
their mental faculties.
He might throw some light on
that which is so dark to us.
While travelling through the country, I received several vivid descriptions of the effects of a late great drought; and the account of this may throw some light on
the cases where vast numbers of animals of all kinds have been embedded together.