Ten minutes later Rebecca came out from the Great Presence looking white and spent, but chastened and glorified
. She sat in the quiet doorway, shaded from the little Riverboro world by the overhanging elms.
"Our good old chair being thus glorified
," proceeded Grandfather, "it glittered with a great deal more splendor than it had exhibited just a century before, when the Lady Arbella brought it over from England.
Neither Anne nor Leslie ever forgot Captain Jim's face when they gave him the book--HIS book, transfigured and glorified
. The cheeks that had been blanched of late suddenly flamed with the color of boyhood; his eyes glowed with all the fire of youth; but his hands trembled as he opened it.
And suddenly, from the mysterious and awful far-away world in which he had been living for the last twenty-two hours, Levin felt himself all in an instant borne back to the old every-day world, glorified
though now, by such a radiance of happiness that he could not bear it.
And now surrounded, like the saint-like personage of olden times, with a radiant halo, that glorified him amid this gloomy night of sin -- as if the departed Governor had left him an inheritance of his glory, or as if he had caught upon himself the distant shine of the celestial city, while looking thitherward to see the triumphant pilgrim pass within its gates -- now, in short, good Father Wilson was moving homeward, aiding his footsteps with a lighted lantern!
Old Governor Bellingham would come grimly forth, with his King James' ruff fastened askew, and Mistress Hibbins, with some twigs of the forest clinging to her skirts, and looking sourer than ever, as having hardly got a wink of sleep after her night ride; and good Father Wilson too, after spending half the night at a death-bed, and liking ill to be disturbed, thus early, out of his dreams about the glorified saints.
Just a moment we gazed upon each other, and then the look of hope and renewed courage which had glorified
her face as she discovered me, faded into one of utter dejection, mingled with loathing and contempt.
He had been a hard worker, a daring speculator with nerves of iron, and courage which would have glorified
a nobler cause.
All his life he had been a schemer, his eyes turned towards the big things, yet with himself always occupying the one glorified
place in the centre of the arena.
The wind ruffled her hair, the sun glorified
it; she was as she had always been.
'Let come what come may,' (I remember the very words of the Imperial Speech) 'if it should turn out that the Warden is alive, you will bear witness that the change in the coinage is the Professor's doing, not mine!' I never was so glorified
in my life, before!" Tears trickled down his cheeks at the recollection, which apparently was not wholly a pleasant one.
God had delivered me, but I had not glorified
Him - that is to say, I had not owned and been thankful for that as a deliverance; and how could I expect greater deliverance?