Hiram Rhoades [rohdz], /roʊdz/, 1822–1901, U.S. clergyman, educator, and politician: first Black senator 1870–71.
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How to use Revels in a sentence
Being something of a political cipher may have helped Revels rise to prominence.
They will do it,” Revels declared, “as certainly as the sun shines in the heavens.
Two factors made Hiram Revels especially interesting to the Washington establishment.
Even other men of color considered Revels a curious figure, for Mississippi had never had a large free black population.
Clooney Revels in the freedom to work on projects he feels passionately about.
As the impressive progress continued the revellers ceased their Revels and followed in the wake of Aristide.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
The public hall where these Revels came off seems to be unlucky for me; I never go there but to some stone-breaking job.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
Thus, Aphrodite was celebrated with lascivious dances, and Dionysus with drunken Revels.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
He is a self-sustained man, since he Revels in ideas rather than in praises and honors.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
These were the use of perfumes and flowers at the feast, the selection of a Master of the Revels, and the method of drinking.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston