If Stapleton came into the succession, how could he explain the fact that he, the heir, had been living unannounced under another name so close to the property?
My friend was in excellent spirits over the success which had attended a succession of difficult and important cases, so that I was able to induce him to discuss the details of the Baskerville mystery.
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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.