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succession
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us.
  • Sherlock Holmes had been silent all the morning, dipping continuously into the advertisement columns of a succession of papers until at last, having apparently given up his search, he had emerged in no very sweet temper to lecture me upon my literary shortcomings.

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  • She survived a succession of catastrophes.
  • Some investors are nervous that the founder and CEO is elderly, but others are comforted by a rigorous succession plan.

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