The gaunt, careworn features and dusty figures were made plain
by this quaint light at the dawning, but it dressed the skin of the men in corpselike hues and made the tangled limbs appear pulseless and dead.
All this she made plain
to me, eyeing me a little anxiously the while, and of course I accepted the explanation.
and this was no doubt a kind of prophecy, for poets are also called vates, that is to say diviners; and its truth was made plain
; for since then a famous Andalusian poet has lamented and sung her tears, and another famous and rare poet, a Castilian, has sung her beauty."
said Ahab, groping his way along the bulwarks to his pivot-hole; but suddenly finding his path made plain
to him by elbowed lances of fire.
No; these revelations, unless I greatly err, are meant merely to promote the intellectual satisfaction of all intelligent beings, who will stand waiting, on that day, to see the dark problem of this life made plain
. A knowledge of men's hearts will be needful to the completest solution of that problem.
That the legitimate relation of the tree to justice was no discovery of Judge Lynch (who, indeed, conceded it no primacy over the lamp-post and the bridge-girder) is made plain
by the following passage from Morryster, who antedated him by two centuries:
That fact had been made plain
immediately upon his arrival in the country.
After this exhibition he closed as follows: “And now, gentlemen, having thus made plain
to your senses the crime of which this unfortunate man has been guilty (unfortunate both on account of his ignorance and his guilt), I shall leave you to your own consciences; not in the least doubting that you will see the importance (notwithstanding the prisoner’s counsel [doubtless relying on your former verdict] wishes to appear so confident of success) of punishing the offender, and asserting the dignity of the laws.”
Well must the old sailor have known, too, that the natives would never consent to our leaving together, and he therefore wanted to get Toby off alone, for a purpose which he afterwards made plain
. Of all this, however, my comrade now knew nothing.
Ralph had anticipated many answers, but not this one, and now it was unexpectedly made plain
to him that it was the chance of seeing Katharine that had brought him all the way to Chelsea on pretence of seeing her father.
All at once, as if a page of a book had been turned over disclosing a word which made plain
all that had gone before, I perceived that this matter had also another than an ethical aspect.
"What," asks the prophet, "is the murder of them that kill the body, to the murder of them that kill the soul?" And Jurgis was a man whose soul had been murdered, who had ceased to hope and to struggle--who had made terms with degradation and despair; and now, suddenly, in one awful convulsion, the black and hideous fact was made plain
It was made plain
enough, by the dressing of the shops, that here too it was Christmas time again; but it was evening, and the streets were lighted up.
'Children should not see a carpet on the loom till the pattern is made plain
. Believe me, Friend of all the World, I do thee great service.
All these, and other wonderful improvements in ethics, religion, and literature, being made plain
to my comprehension by the ingenious Mr.