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used in Frankenstein

5 uses
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to happen repeatedly or a second time
  • I returned home not disappointed, for I have said that I had long considered those authors useless whom the professor reprobated; but I returned not at all the more inclined to recur to these studies in any shape.
    Chapter 3 (55% in)
  • Doubtless my words surprised Henry; he at first believed them to be the wanderings of my disturbed imagination, but the pertinacity with which I continually recurred to the same subject persuaded him that my disorder indeed owed its origin to some uncommon and terrible event.
    Chapter 5 (85% in)
  • Presently I found, by the frequent recurrence of some sound which the stranger repeated after them, that she was endeavouring to learn their language; and the idea instantly occurred to me that I should make use of the same instructions to the same end.
    Chapter 13 (28% in)
  • The question again recurred, to be answered only with groans.
    Chapter 13 (97% in)
  • These questions continually recurred, but I was unable to solve them.
    Chapter 15 (18% in)

There are no more uses of "recur" in Frankenstein.

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