Definition of Enlighted
1. Verb. (past of enlight) ¹
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Definition of Enlighted
1. enlight [v] - See also: enlight
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Literary usage of Enlighted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Complete by Charles Dickens, Thomas Power James (1873)
"I put that enlighted object before him, and now he can turn his honest half-penny by the three penn'orth a week." " I wonder he has no competitors. ..."
2. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni, Hugh Murray, Société de géographie (France) (1852)
"... we arc convinced, interpolated in a more enlighted age than that of the traveller. The two Paris, the Crusca, Pipino, and all the early editions, ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1876)
"... by Ah-Chin-Le, Mandarin of the First Class, Member of the enlighted and Exalted Callao." It is translated into English bj John Yester Smythe, Esq., ..."
4. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... explained and considered, on the most liberal and enlighted principles : not deduced from vague theories, but from the clear page of ample experience. ..."
5. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Laurence Binyon, Edward James Hewlett, William Randolph Hearst, Jonathan Swift, Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Edward Verrall Lucas, Frederick Madison Smith, Mariano Tomás (1905)
"Have these things been ? or what rare air, enlighted up the semblance of a smile In those fine eyes ? methought they spake the while Soft soothing things, ..."
6. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1870)
"... the good and enlighted King of the Belgians, an Honorary Associate of our body, has graciously come among us to take his seat and be admitted in person. ..."
7. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"The Earl of Carnarvon, an enlighted and far-seeing statesman, was happily at that time Colonial Secretary ; and, so soon as the final details had been ..."