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Usage examples for succeeding

  1. They appear on the water each succeeding day about eleven in the forenoon, and retire about half- past two p. – The Teesdale Angler by R Lakeland
  2. It was the third morning succeeding that on which he had risen from his bed in the Great Eastern Hotel in Calcutta, possessed by a wild anxiety to find his way with the least possible delay to Darjeeling and Sophia Farrell- a journey which he was destined never to make. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. One generation hardly gives the matter a thought, the succeeding generation finds the whole charm of its art in values. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  4. The succeeding precipitates were in better condition, but were not pure. – Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) by William Anderson Syme
  5. At one o'clock the three brigades, wearied by a march of fourteen miles succeeding one of twenty- two on the previous day, arrived upon the field of action. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  6. Mr. Cullen smiled, and from that moment I took a dislike to him- a dislike that did much toward determining the point of view from which I was inclined to consider various succeeding incidents. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. He captured enough ammunition in this and succeeding attacks to enable the Chief Lentsue to arm his men. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  8. William was only 24 years old; and, though his wife gave birth to a son a week later, he left no heir capable of succeeding to the high offices that he had held. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  9. Not succeeding in this, he ran away from France to escape meeting the husband upon the field of honor. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  10. But all succeeding ages shall despair A fitting monument for thee to rear. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  11. The third and succeeding pupils must wait at each starting point until " touched" before starting. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  12. He studied law, but on succeeding to the family estates devoted himself to study and literature, and to his duties as an officer of the militia. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  13. At every succeeding interview Kochel asked, as if by chance, in the midst of a conversation about other things: " Has the king honored you again?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Thus fat and pigment cells are alluded to in succeeding sections. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  15. On the succeeding night, he was given a greater surprise. – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
  16. For a new acquaintance, Mrs. Eager had attracted him strongly; and his thoughtful friend was not disappointed in her expectation of seeing him at her house on the succeeding night. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  17. To prevent them succeeding in their desperate attempt was our first object. – Adventures in the Far West by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. I trust he may not have in the end to pay too heavily for succeeding. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  19. She was within a hair's breadth of succeeding. – The Wrack of the Storm by Maurice Maeterlinck
  20. He turned and twisted the sentence about, trying to throw light upon it, without succeeding. – The Red Room by August Strindberg
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