Revolter

Definitions

  • In revolt
    In revolt
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Revolter One who revolts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Spartacus led the revolt of the Roman slaves and gladiators in 73 B.C
    • n revolter One who revolts, or rises against authority; a rebel.
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Quotations

  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand%20Russell
    “In the revolt against idealism, the ambiguities of the word experience have been perceived, with the result that realists have more and more avoided the word.”
  • James Russell Lowell
    James%20Russell%20Lowell
    “It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.”
  • Simone Weil
    Simone%20Weil
    “Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.”
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis%20Mumford
    “Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.”
  • Mikhail Bakunin
    Mikhail Bakunin
    “The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.”
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    “Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.”

Usage

In literature:

The revolt of the Norman peasants had been crushed in blood.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
In the hands of common-place, they are simply revolting.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844" by Various
The jealousies between the colonies were so strong that revolt seemed improbable.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
The revolt of one great dependency brought with it a threatened revolt from another.
"History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
It was a woman that brought about the revolt.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
He began to think of a revolt from Persian rule.
"Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Meanwhile, Tarquin had been told of the revolt, and was hurrying to Rome to put it down.
"Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Conflagration, a servile revolt, and slaughter!
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Conde revolted again, and this time he managed to scare the Protestants into revolt with him.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
To him, we can hardly doubt, the revolt of the town-wives, for instance, was more than a mere scream of angry women.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
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In poetry:

Revolt! and the bullet for tyrants!
Did we think victory great?
So it is—But now it seems to me, when it cannot be help'd, that
defeat is great,
And that death and dismay are great.
"To A Foil'd European Revolutionaire" by Walt Whitman
Restless with throbbing hopes, with thwarted aims,
Impulsive as a colt,
How do you lie here month by weary month
Helpless, and not revolt?
What joy can these monotonous days afford
Here in a ward?
"To A Soldier In Hospital" by Winifred Mary Letts
"See her, with parent patriot care,
The infant orphan-mind prepare,
Assur'd, without Instruction's aid,
The proudest nation soon will show
A wasted form, a hectic glow,
A robb'd, diseas'd, revolting, shade.
"Lines To Mrs. A. Clarke" by Sir John Carr
Her soul is dizzy. "And with rivers
of tears," she tells us "I wet
my eyes… Alas for the waves" in her life,
"alas for the revolts." Pain burns her
"to the the bones and the marrow and the cleaving of the soul."
"Anna Comnena" by Constantine P Cavafy
Whatever satisfies Souls is true;
Prudence entirely satisfies the craving and glut of Souls;
Itself only finally satisfies the Soul;
The Soul has that measureless pride which revolts from every lesson
but its own.
"Manhattan Streets I Saunter'd, Pondering" by Walt Whitman
But for him it was his last afternoon as himself,
An afternoon of nurses and rumours;
The provinces of his body revolted,
The squares of his mind were empty,
Silence invaded the suburbs,
The current of his feeling failed; he became his admirers.
"In Memory Of W.B. Yeats" by W H Auden

In news:

And Pennsylvania's capitalists are in open revolt.
Mayor sees middle class in revolt if tax rates rise.
Mayor sees middle class in revolt if tax rates rise from 'fiscal cliff.
In this interview Warwick Car Tax Revolt organizer relates that.
Veteran writer covered 1986 revolt.
Zenaida Silva covered the 1986 "people power" revolt that ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Macquarie's Smithen thinks that Sprint could be holding off on starting a MetroPCS bidding war until it feels more certain that shareholders won't revolt and reject one or both proposed deals.
Videos are a staple of Syria's 19-month revolt, and defections by officers have been increasing.
Don Young and the Earmark Revolt.
Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta.
UPDATE 1-Greeks march to mark 1973 student revolt against junta.
Digg Users Revolt After HD DVD Crack Posted.
In the summer of 2009, the residents of Brookline, Massachusetts, revolted against their police department's installation of surveillance cameras throughout the town.
Al- Qaeda joins ranks of Syrian revolt backers.
Quebec Mandates Winter Tires and the People Rejoice—or at Least Don't Revolt.
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In science:

Depending on the ratio between the fluctuation and the topological revolt angle, the helix is first unwinding then turns to winding.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
The unwinding happens whenever the current revolts are not enough for the fluctuation to reach its full size. The winding is associated with the development of the fluctuation from its full size to zero.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
Actually, this condition means that the helix turns to loop of size ln by a single revolt.
Fluctuations and Long-Term Stability: from Coherence to Chaos
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