She stood apart from moral interests, yet close beside them, like a ghost that revisits
the familiar fireside, and can no longer make itself seen or felt; no more smile with the household joy, nor mourn with the kindred sorrow; or, should it succeed in manifesting its forbidden sympathy, awakening only terror and horrible repugnance.
"It has been long years since you revisited
Earth, and never before in the trappings of Mars.
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.
Among those of his relations who professed the modern faith of heredity it was well understood that in him the character of the late Myron Bayne, a maternal great-grandfather, had revisited
the glimpses of the moon--by which orb Bayne had in his lifetime been sufficiently affected to be a poet of no small Colonial distinction.
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.
Even at night, the river was specked with lanterns, and lurid with fires; far-off creeks, into which the tide washed as it changed, had their knots of watchers, listening to the lapping of the stream, and looking out for any burden it might bear; remote shingly causeways near the sea, and lonely points off which there was a race of water, had their unwonted flaring cressets and rough-coated figures when the next day dawned; but no trace of Edwin Drood revisited
the light of the sun.
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.