Sentence Examples with the word lifting the veil

Supposing that by these words Anna Pavlovna was somewhat lifting the veil from the secret of the countess' malady, an unwary young man ventured to express surprise that well known doctors had not been called in and that the countess was being attended by a charlatan who might employ dangerous remedies.

I have, as it were, a superstitious hesitation in lifting the veil that clings about my childhood like a golden mist.