Usage examples for Recurring

  1. It is the preacher's theme on each recurring Sabbath," said Mrs. Markland, in an abstracted way. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  2. Certainly the recent example in the great commercial capital of the country- where the house of a foremost citizen had been besieged, stormed, and sacked, and a virtuous matron of the higher class hunted like a wild beast through the streets by a rabble grossly ignorant of the very nature of the religious quibble which had driven them mad, pelted with stones, branded with vilest names, and only saved by accident from assassination, while a church- going multitude looked calmly on- with constantly recurring instances in other important cities were sufficient reasons for the authorities to be watchful. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. These quaint lines have been running in my head at intervals through nearly all my outer life, like an oft- recurring burden in an endless ballad- sadly monotonous, alas! – Peter Ibbetson by George Du Maurier
  4. The sign that he had entered the second was a recurring reference to apostacy, and then you had the melancholy satisfaction of meeting the living representative of Simon Peter. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  5. His appointment suddenly recurring to him, he ran swiftly in the direction of the village. – Sunk at Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  6. A murmur, always drowned out but incessantly recurring ran: What about Father and Mother? – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  7. I must ask pardon for so often recurring to Mr. Calhoun's great " inland sea." – Eight days in New Orleans in February, 1847 by Albert James Pickett
  8. Take me, said Donald, recurring to his favorite subject with a frown. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  9. And what is worse, resumed Bessie, recurring to the mischievous pig, as if it wasn't enough that the elder lost all his chickens, but some evil- minded people must go and get into the church, and put a coop full of poor little fowls on the pulpit. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  10. The sight of her, so black and broken, of so daily recurring a patience, of such frequent deliberate brightening for the sake of her children, kept Mr. Twist, as he grew up, from those thoughts which sometimes occur to young men and have to do with curves and dimples. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  11. Her greatest enemy could not have inflicted upon her a more cruel pang; and one constantly- recurring question kept repeating itself: " What would he say to me now?" – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  12. The recurring misgivings bred of intense excitement. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  13. All through the year 1750 he had recurring attacks of illness and grew weaker. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  14. How curious it is to find exactly the same state of affairs recurring in our time, with absolutely similar results. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  15. Recurring to her now, she knew again how broken- hearted sad it was, and knew again it ought to move, but did not. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  16. But I have a recurring dream of such a man, whose face I never saw elsewhere. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  17. Unless we set aside regularly recurring times, many of us are not likely to worship at any time. – An Interpretation of Friends Worship by N. Jean Toomer
  18. " In such a still soft negative of life," he said, " as such an evening gives us, really one could almost doubt whether there was indeed such a constantly recurring phenomenon in nature as I saw this morning!" – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  19. It will not do to pretend that none of these three men belong to their own nation; but it is true that they belonged to one special, though recurring type of that nation. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton