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Usage examples for repetition

  1. In some instances phenomena, like those described, are apparently the result of a disturbed conscience, and occur, therefore, in frequent repetition. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  2. What has been, has been, and can not be undone; but a repetition of it may be avoided, shall be avoided in future. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  3. By the way, how careless the repetition of " stuff'd" " stuff" is in that line! – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  4. 19. By a repetition of the article before two or more adjectives, what other repetition is implied? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. De Mouy entered without asking for further explanation, for what Orthon had just told him was only the repetition of what he had already heard that morning. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  6. The first time Soolsby had used the words " my lord," David had scarcely noticed it, but its repetition struck him strangely. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  7. He had no desire to encourage a repetition of the railway porter's freedom. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  8. To save repetition and waste of words, let us agree that from now on when I use the word love, I mean the passionate love of those who are " in love." – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  9. At the repetition, Edward, accustomed to dread the warning, let her go and fled. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. To describe what I saw would only be a repetition of what is already very well known. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  11. Yet it was but a repetition of what had frequently presented itself to my mind, in colours almost as vivid as those with which he painted. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  12. That afternoon, as school closed, Anne overheard one of the girls repeating Eleanor’ s words, but they had not lost in the repetition. – Polly in New York by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  13. Through repetition, just thinking about the stimulus can bring on the response. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  14. While they were busy about this they were startled by a repetition of the same strange cry, half- warning, half- savage, that they had been so alarmed by the night before. – The Boy Aviators in Africa by Captain Wilbur Lawton
  15. Certainly- see the beauty of repetition in poetry. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  16. He might never succeed in any repetition of his effort, but this once he most certainly had succeeded. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. The repetition of a note in a lower part should be avoided wherever possible. – A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons by Friedrich J. Lehmann
  18. Oh, yes, he said a great deal- but it was only a repetition of what he had said before in the letter. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  19. A repetition of part first. – The Highland Fling and How to Teach it. by Horatio N. Grant
  20. She did not want to hear of it again, because she feared that a repetition of the story might put her uncle into another bad temper. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
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