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Definitionrhythm or recurring pattern of sounds or movements
- The child went singing away, following up the current of the brook, and striving to mingle a more lightsome cadence with its melancholy voice.Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (85% in)
- This vocal organ was in itself a rich endowment, insomuch that a listener, comprehending nothing of the language in which the preacher spoke, might still have been swayed to and fro by the mere tone and cadence.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (62% in)
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