Cousins live in it now, distant cousins, loved with the exact measure of love usually bestowed on cousins who reign in one's stead; cousins of practical views, who have dug up the flower-beds and planted cabbages where roses grew; and though through all the years since my father's death I have held my head so high that it hurt, and loftily refused to listen to their repeated suggestions that I should revisit
my old home, something in the sad listlessness of the November days sent my spirit back to old times with a persistency that would not be set aside, and I woke from my musings surprised to find myself sick with longing.
Winthrop, though possessed with a dim fear of dangers attendant on so long a journey, and requiring many assurances that it would not take them out of the region of carriers' carts and slow waggons, was nevertheless well pleased that Silas should revisit
his own country, and find out if he had been cleared from that false accusation.
I should not care to revisit
all these fair places of the world except in the fashion I visited them before.
And, if she saw Dorothy make a certain signal, then Ozma would know that the little Kansas girl wanted to revisit
the Land of Oz, and by means of the Nome King's magic belt would wish that she might instantly return.
Nevertheless, I knew while I said those words, that I secretly intended to revisit
the site of the old house that evening, alone, for her sake.
These they revisit
in the same silent way at daybreak.
If ever the dear dead ladies of this little house came back to revisit
it they would come on just such a night as this.
Come, then, thou regenerate man, thou extravagant prodigal, thou awakened sleeper, thou all-powerful visionary, thou invincible millionaire, -- once again review thy past life of starvation and wretchedness, revisit
the scenes where fate and misfortune conducted, and where despair received thee.
For long ambition has been like an ancient memory to me, some glorious day recalled from my springtime, so much a thing of the past that I must make a railway journey to revisit
it as to look upon the pleasant fields in which that scene was laid.
At these moments I wept bitterly and wished that peace would revisit
my mind only that I might afford them consolation and happiness.
I terrified them from the spot, and since that day have prowled by night--the only period at which I can revisit
the earth--about the scenes of my long-protracted misery.
After combating, for nearly a week, the feeling which impelled me to revisit
the place I had quitted under the circumstances already detailed, I yielded to it at length; and determining that this time I would present myself by the light of day, bent my steps thither early in the morning.