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Quotes of reiteration

  1. Every reiteration of the idea that nothing matters debases the human spirit. – David Mamet
  2. It is possible that the contemplation of cruelty will not make us humane but cruel; that the reiteration of the badness of our spiritual condition will make us consent to it. – Lionel Trilling

Usage examples for reiteration

  1. The speaker sat down and another rose, his arguments being merely a reiteration of those already heard. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  2. Allie had learned that reiteration of the fact of her mother's death only convinced Durade the more that she must be living. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  3. The men of Santa Clara lowered lids and smiled whenever they spoke of it as a contest, for as a duel had the word first gone forth from the exultant lips of Manuel; as a duel would it still remain among themselves, spite of the fiesta and the prize that was offered, and the reiteration that it was but sport. – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  4. The reiteration implied a doubt. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  5. Our laugh, however, never daunted the old woman, or caused her for a moment to cease the reiteration of her request, " only for two of us, gentlemen! – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  6. Yet, although the reiteration of his anxiety might weary him a little as it had wearied me well nigh to groans of despair, there was not the slightest change in his real attitude towards the subject or towards me. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  7. In such cases it is not only reiteration but reirritation that is effective." – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  8. What connection is there between all this and the reiteration of the law of the Sabbath? – The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus by G. A. Chadwick
  9. A little opposition would have given the bankclerk a keener interest in the conversation; the reiteration of " yes" seemed to make him doubt his own arguments. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  10. Nothing, as a matter of fact, had been frightened out of her; for weeks she had lived in imagination so vividly through that day that when the day really arrived it found her physically and mentally unresponsive; the endless reiteration of names sounded meaninglessly in her ears, the crowding faces blurred. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  11. Mr. Hedges repeated his determination over and over again, as if in its reiteration he sought for strength to keep it. – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  12. That sense of an impersonal machine going on with endless reiteration is an experience that imaginative politicians face. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  13. This circumstance, when duly considered, is of itself, we think, a sufficient proof, that no part of our knowledge,- not a single idea,- can be acquired, or retained on the memory by any other process, than by this act of reiteration – A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education by James Gall
  14. " First chap," the mighty one proceeded, with, it must be confessed, a certain tendency to reiteration first chap comes on full gallop in front." – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  15. Fleda took her hand, and her clasp of it was a reiteration of a promise already given. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  16. The long roll of names and of styles of furniture, hitherto unfamiliar, confused him, and the constant reiteration of the local point of view seemed an almost incredible provincialism. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  17. To follow the conversation that ensued would be little more than again to go over a story which we feel has been already impressed with tiresome reiteration on the reader. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  18. Over and over and over again, with dreary reiteration those words kept recurring, and then, as the day wore on and she went to her room, she found herself repeating them aloud. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  19. As they stood a moment, tying the team, the preacher lifted his voice in a brazen, clanging, monotonous reiteration of worn phrases. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  20. The reason for this emphatic reiteration is not difficult to ascertain. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren

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