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Usage examples for repetition

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. To describe what I saw would only be a repetition of what is already very well known. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  8. 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
  9. By the way, how careless the repetition of " stuff'd" " stuff" is in that line! – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  10. Certainly- see the beauty of repetition in poetry. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  11. 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
  12. 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)
  13. 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
  14. A repetition of part first. – The Highland Fling and How to Teach it. by Horatio N. Grant
  15. 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
  16. 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
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