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  • How was the Statute of Secrecy breached in 1749 and what measures were introduced to prevent a recurrence?   (source)
    recurrence = repeat of what happened
  • In my reading I'd come across a lot of information on malaria and none of it led me to believe the disease was as harmless as Nigel seemed to think. It might not kill, but it weakened and it recurred and it could lower one's resistance to other diseases.   (source)
    recurred = happened repeated
  • He shut his eyes and pressed his fingers against them, trying to squeeze out the vision that kept recurring.   (source)
    recurring = happening repeatedly
  • Again, again–and it was not the ear that heard the pulsing rhythm, it was the midriff; the wail and clang of those recurring harmonies haunted, not the mind, but the yearning bowels of compassion.   (source)
    recurring = repeating
  • There is a recurrent spot where the pattern lolls like a broken neck and two bulbous eyes stare at you upside down.   (source)
    recurrent = happening repeatedly
  • No more windows have been broken, though there has been an incident involving a pair of scissors; however, we will do our utmost to prevent a recurrence.†   (source)
  • In the evening he often went to bed early, at seven, right after supper—Might as well get the day over with—but he slept poorly and woke often from the same recurring dream: It was five minutes past curfew and he was trapped outside, in the world, on the wrong side of the fence.†   (source)
  • Some who preferred the clarity of science adhered to the ideas of Darwin, seeing at every turn the mark of natural selection; while others opted for Nietzsche and his eternal recurrence or Hegel and his dialectic—each system quite sensible, no doubt, when one had finally arrived at the one-thousandth page.†   (source)
  • For nearly two decades, I suffered from a terrible recurring nightmare.†   (source)
  • Werner who watched Volkheimer wade into house after house, the same ravening nightmare recurring over and over and over.†   (source)
  • I waited for Jess Clark to run down the road, but only as you would wait for a recurring dream to seize you again.†   (source)
  • In his head these men and their bloody wounds mingled into one recurring dream.†   (source)
  • She heard — as if in a recurring nightmare — the pounding on the door, and then the heavy, frighteningly familiar staccato of boots on the kitchen floor.†   (source)
  • When Josie was younger, Alex had a recurring nightmare about being on a plane when it went into a nosedive.†   (source)
  • There were constant reports of recurring hostility toward Jews.†   (source)
  • The pieces that occur and recur.†   (source)
  • When I returned to the United States, I had a recurring nightmare: someone was racing after me on top of the freight trains, trying to rape me.†   (source)
  • Does not participate in Group Activities was another recurring complaint.†   (source)
  • All of us down there had this recurring nightmare of forgetting to show up for class at all, of not even realizing we were enrolled.†   (source)
  • The most frequently recurring pictogram was a small male figure.†   (source)
  • The question recurred: Why had he called Ullman in the first place?†   (source)
  • Sol passed through, found himself in a dark and echoing place not too dissimilar from the setting of his recurrent dream, and took a seat where the bishop indicated.†   (source)
  • ...No evidence of recurrence.†   (source)
  • When Colin Dexter decides to kill of his recurrent detective Morse in The Remorseful Day (1999), he has a number of options.†   (source)
  • This is another word we find recurring all over the Indo-European area.†   (source)
  • My niang then told me of a dream she'd had, one that kept recurring for years and years.†   (source)
  • Fridays—the recurrent humiliation of medical inspection.†   (source)
  • Anatole says recurring dreams are common to those who've suffered seriously from malaria.†   (source)
  • His recurring illness had turned out to be appendicitis.†   (source)
  • I wasn't sure why, but I didn't want to tell him about the child in my recurring nightmare; there was something private about that particular horror.†   (source)
  • His active pings were reflected back by the cloud of bubbles, and his passive listening ability was greatly reduced by the recurring rumbles.†   (source)
  • It was an insight that helped explain a recurring problem I heard about from refugees in Clarkston over the next weeks and months: they were constantly getting calls from telemarketing companies offering free subscriptions, vacations, legal help with immigration issues, and the like.†   (source)
  • And in despair the recurring fear that we had killed the only other vampire like us, Lestat.†   (source)
  • But I think the odds of one recurring in the brain stem are small.†   (source)
  • In addition, these people often have inappropriately intense anger with frequent displays of temper or recurrent physical fights.†   (source)
  • In the dream he remembered that he had dreamed the same thing the night before and on many nights over the past years and he knew that the image would be erased from his memory when he awakened because that recurrent dream had the quality of not being remembered except within the dream itself.†   (source)
  • The murders were carried out at different places and there is no real signature, but there are certain things that do recur.†   (source)
  • She had recurrent nightmares of mutilating people in a brakeless car.†   (source)
  • At least the nightmare isn't a recurring one, so I can't be accused of obsessing over something.†   (source)
  • People stopped sleeping in their houses, terrified at the thought that such a disaster could recur, improvising tents in open spaces or sleeping in the middle of squares and streets.†   (source)
  • When the words became faint, the cadence itself was still discernible, a recurring sequence in the distance.†   (source)
  • The other words were swallowed in the guttural moans of the singer, which were nearly as obscene as the driver's curses had been, but these two words kept recurring.†   (source)
  • Gene Johnson had suffered recurrent nightmares about Ebola virus ever since he began to work with it.†   (source)
  • Another recurrent political discussion was whether or not the ANC leadership should come exclusively from the working class.†   (source)
  • The terrifying visions of Kevin kept coming back, recurring endlessly with variations, sometimes changing entirely; there were moments she saw herself bleeding and dying on the porch, staring up at the man she hated.†   (source)
  • The pounding beat of his stride originated in his heels and ran up his legs, through his hips, and along his spine until it terminated at the base of his skull, where the recurring impact jarred his teeth and exacerbated the headache that seemed to worsen with every passing mile.†   (source)
  • Years later, I learned that St. Teresa's recurrent vision of the angel was called the transverberation, which the dictionary said was the soul "inflamed" by the love of God, and the heart "pierced" by divine love; the metaphors of her faith were also the metaphors of medicine.†   (source)
  • His favorite old theatrical fantasy, the one in which he thought of himself as "Perry O'Parsons, The One-Man Symphony,"—returned in the guise of a recurrent dream.†   (source)
  • The recurring image is one I'd seen in a documentary of the Holocaust.†   (source)
  • Physics has become a recurring nightmare.†   (source)
  • Ryan talked with him for hours, sometimes through the night, and a recurring topic was the philosophical "problem of evil."†   (source)
  • Her dreams recurred like themes and variations or television series.†   (source)
  • To this day I have a recurring dream, which fills me each time with a terrible sense of loss and desolation.†   (source)
  • Best of all was a recurring weekly show, 90s Mixtapc, which compiled the best songs from every year of the 1990s, one year every week.†   (source)
  • The obstetrical team uttered cries of delight at the awesome, recurrent miracle.†   (source)
  • The incident was a recurring dream, concocted years before by stupid whites and it eternally came back to haunt us all.†   (source)
  • Max thought of his dreams, the great wolfhound and its recurring question: What are you about?†   (source)
  • I think your dream is charming, and I hope it recurs frequently so that we can continue discussing it.†   (source)
  • And they were protected by another type of shield that would recur from island to island: concrete bunkers.†   (source)
  • Seemed to be a recurring theme in my life.†   (source)
  • Had she been able to think, Jean Louise might have prevented events to come by considering the day's occurrences in terms of a recurring story as old as time: the chapter which concerned her began two hundred years ago and was played out in a proud society the bloodiest war and harshest peace in modern history could not destroy, returning, to be played out again on private ground in the twilight of a civilization no wars and no peace could save.†   (source)
  • Not even a single recurring phrase?†   (source)
  • Often ill during childhood and still subject to recurring headaches and insomnia, she appeared more delicate and vulnerable than her sisters.†   (source)
  • He put the gun in his pocket with the roll of tape and grabbed the gauze, clutching it in his left hand, ready to press it against his temple at the first recurrence of blood.†   (source)
  • A beautiful girl once told me of a recurring nightmare in which she lay in the center of a large dark room and felt her face expand until it filled the whole room, becoming a formless mass while her eyes ran in bilious jelly up the chimney.†   (source)
  • A recurring theme in my life.†   (source)
  • But Bridget was different, after: she froze sometimes when she was about to cross the street, both legs locked against her will, and she had a recurring nightmare that she'd been wrapped head to toe like a mummy, from which she always woke with a sucking breath, kicking at her covers.†   (source)
  • My mother has given me pictures to dream-nightmare babies that recur, shrinking again and again to fit in my palm.†   (source)
  • The second case too has a good chance of recurring since nature doesn't randomly construct such cases.†   (source)
  • The young men had talked-through an exhausting trip by government plane, then a clammy ride in a government car-about science, emergencies, social equilibriums and the need of secrecy, till he knew less than he had known at the start; he noticed only that two words kept recurring in their jabber, which had also appeared in the text of the invitation, two words that had an ominous sound when involving an unknown issue: the demands for his "loyalty" and "co-operation."†   (source)
  • Recurring images of disillusionment and betrayal played across his dreamscape as old wounds opened anew.†   (source)
  • It's a phrase that recurs in my dreams, my visions, Wilhelmina's book.†   (source)
  • That was just before the little weather girl got her big break, a recurring bit part in a comedy.†   (source)
  • We waited in vain for a solution that would make recurrence impossible.†   (source)
  • One dream recurs.†   (source)
  • Motif: a recurring object or idea in a story.†   (source)
  • His dipsomania would recur every two months or so.†   (source)
  • There may be a recurrence.†   (source)
  • If it was true, Abby thought, that she represented a recurring figure in Mrs. Whitshank's life—the "sympathizer"—it was equally true that Mrs. Whitshank's type had shown up before in Abby's life: the instructive older woman.†   (source)
  • His fever," Control added with a whimsical smile, "is recurrent."†   (source)
  • He was on the back patio having his one recurring Christmas gift from my mom: a single smoke from a pipe he'd had since before they met.†   (source)
  • "I'm always afraid of recurrence," said Lee.†   (source)
  • Though the wound in her head had healed, she was subject to periods of troubled sleep, she had strange dreams which recurred night after night.†   (source)
  • As the light grew stronger I even began to suspect that I had muffed an opportunity — one which might, moreover, never again recur.†   (source)
  • If there should be a recurrence, I want the machine handy so he can be recompressed right away.†   (source)
  • Since she herself (as she once admitted to me) had so successfully anesthetized her mind against recurring images of her encampment in the abyss, it is small wonder that neither Nathan nor I ever gained much knowledge of what happened to her on a day-to-day basis (especially during the last months) aside from the quite obvious fact that she had come close to death from malnutrition and more than one contagion.†   (source)
  • Once a human being is dead there are people enough to provide the last decencies; perhaps it is so because only then can there be no question of further or recurring assistance being sought.†   (source)
  • Randy was having a pleasant, recurrent, Before-The-Day dream.†   (source)
  • The subject of race was a violent and recurrent theme.†   (source)
  • Or maybe only a semi-invalid, laid up just now and then, with terrific recurrent headaches, or spells of amnesia, of feeblemindedness.†   (source)
  • And the recurring sight of hitch-hikers waiting against the sky gave him the flash of a sensation he had known as a child: standing still, with nothing to touch him, feeling tall and having the world come all at once into its round shape underfoot and rush and turn through space and make his stand very precarious and lonely.†   (source)
  • It is not surprising that this ten-year period of recurring crises, when the ties that bound the Union were successively snapping, should have brought forth the best, as it did the worst, in our political leaders.†   (source)
  • In meeting them, whether foreign or domestic, great or small, there is a recurring temptation to feel that some spectacular and costly action could become the miraculous solution to all current difficulties.†   (source)
  • They merely tolerated what, to them, must be a constantly recurring psychotic condition.†   (source)
  • Mary, with the memory of her own mother recurring more and more frequently, like an older, sardonic double of herself walking beside her, followed the course her upbringing made inevitable.†   (source)
  • By the late nineteenth century the recurrence of this pattern had become obvious to many observers.   (source)
    recurrence = repetition
  • The phrase 'our new, happy life' recurred several times.   (source)
    recurred = happened again
  • He woke once more to external reality, looked round him, knew what he saw–knew it, with a sinking sense of horror and disgust, for the recurrent delirium of his days and nights, the nightmare of swarming indistinguishable sameness.   (source)
    recurrent = happening repeatedly
  • Thus throughout history a struggle which is the same in its main outlines recurs over and over again.   (source)
    recurs = happens again
  • The landscape that he was looking at recurred so often in his dreams that he was never fully certain whether or not he had seen it in the real world.   (source)
    recurred = happened repeatedly
  • For several moments he had had the feeling of being back in a nightmare which had recurred from time to time throughout his life.   (source)
    recurred = happened again
  • It struck him that when one lived with a woman this particular disappointment must be a normal, recurring event; and a deep tenderness, such as he had not felt for her before, suddenly took hold of him.   (source)
    recurring = happening repeatedly
  • The image that had provoked his anger kept recurring.†   (source)
  • "I was just telling your mom that I have this recurring anxiety dream," he said.†   (source)
  • Sure enough, there was one recurring theme.†   (source)
  • Like a recurring theme in some demonic symphony, the suffocating darkness had returned.†   (source)
  • An old proverb recurred to her: God looks after drunks and little children.†   (source)
  • His image of Annie as Piltdown woman recurred.†   (source)
  • Newton's name had always been a recurring guidepost for those seeking secret knowledge.†   (source)
  • I had the recurring thought that Casanova could be a doctor at University Hospital.†   (source)
  • This was a recurring problem—how to guarantee regular transport from Estonia to Sweden?†   (source)
  • He's had recurring trouble with it over the past few years.†   (source)
  • This means I have cancer recurring in so many parts of my body the doctor gives me group rates.†   (source)
  • These images embarrassed me, but even so, I was unable to prevent them from recurring.†   (source)
  • Max stared at her, his mind flashed with thoughts of his recurring dream of the monstrous wolfhound.†   (source)
  • Mr. McDaniels's dream was eerily similar to his recurring nightmare of the monstrous wolfhound.†   (source)
  • A recurring rumor did much for his spirits.†   (source)
  • A literary motif is a recurring object, idea, or structure.†   (source)
  • In every campaign, however, there recurred the same luminous anchoring image.†   (source)
  • Her health was uneven; she was bothered by recurring rheumatism and severe headaches.†   (source)
  • As for me, this fever has recurred in me, and does, and will until the day I die.†   (source)
  • Langdon had spent his career studying religious history, and if there was one recurring theme, it was that science and religion had been oil and water since day one ....archenemies ....unmixable.†   (source)
  • I have never seen anything in the real world to suggest the Ancient Mysteries are anything other than legend—a recurring mythological archetype.†   (source)
  • The question of what he was going to do about feeding the dog recurred to him and he came up empty again.†   (source)
  • But one image recurred unceasingly— a small rowboat with one oar drifting in a lake deep in the woods—and someone needing the boat to get home.†   (source)
  • And all this mental thrashing and tossing was mixed up with recurring images, or half-dreams, of Popchik lying weak and thin on one side with his ribs going up and down —I'd forgotten him somewhere, left him alone and forgotten to feed him, he was dying—over and over, even when he was in the room with me, head-snaps where I started up guiltily, where is Popchik; and this in turn was mixed up with head-snapping flashes of the bundled pillowcase, locked away in its steel coffin.†   (source)
  • What's worse is I have this recurring nightmare about grabbing things that hurt me, like that straight razor Daddy used to have, or a jar of some poison that spills on my hands.†   (source)
  • By the time Craig was 22, they had finally learned the name of his rare disease—including the likelihood of recurring tumors.†   (source)
  • The expression "Kingdom of God" was indeed a recurring theme in the preachings of Jesus—but in a much broader sense.†   (source)
  • Reading the story Jack had been almost glad, and now, looking down at this machine, the feeling recurred.†   (source)
  • For just a moment a confusing flash of the dream he had the previous night recurred: Donna and Tad hiding in their cave, menaced by some terrible beast.†   (source)
  • Day and night, my delirium had been colored with an awareness of her in the house, recurring energy-surges of happiness at the sound of her voice in the hallway, her footsteps: we were going to make a blanket tent, she would be waiting for me at the ice rink, bright hum of excitement at all the things we were going to do when I got better—in fact it seemed we had been doing things, such as stringing necklaces of rainbow-colored candy while the radio played Belle and Sebastian and then, later on, wandering through a non-existent casino arcade in Washington Square.†   (source)
  • It kept recurring at odd moments.†   (source)
  • This persistent message of man's own divinity—of his hidden potential—was the recurring theme in the ancient texts of countless traditions.†   (source)
  • Fragments of his dream (it was all jumbled now, fading) recurred, something about George Hatfield and his father's cane, just enough to make him uneasy and, absurdly enough, a trifle guilty about holding a plain old garden-variety roque mallet.†   (source)
  • The food supplies amazed her but did not reassure her as much as she might have thought: the Donner Party kept recurring to her, not with thoughts of cannibalism (with all this food it would indeed be a long time before they were reduced to such poor rations as each other), but with the reinforced idea that this was indeed a serious business: when snow fell, getting out of here would not be a matter of an hour's drive to Sidewinder but a major operation.†   (source)
  • There had been other things at the Overlook: a bad dream that recurred at irregular intervals — some sort of costume party and he was catering it in the Overlook's ballroom and at the shout to unmask, everybody exposed faces that were those of rotting insects — and there had been the hedge animals.†   (source)
  • He leaned against the stone, breathing heavily, his eyes on the bicycle, trying to suppress a thought that kept recurring with infuriating regularity: only a few short years ago, he would never have noticed the discomfort in his legs.†   (source)
  • A moment later, Judge Judy was speaking over both the defendant and the plaintiff, just to get them to shut up, which seemed to be the predictable, recurring theme of the show.†   (source)
  • There had been the recurring dream of his room in the castle and of his father, who had sung it to him as he lay solemnly in the tiny bed by the window of many colors.†   (source)
  • Rubén has a recurring dream of me.†   (source)
  • That dream that keeps recurring haunts me because I can't escape its meaning: I'm forever on the other side of a glass door from him which I don't open.†   (source)
  • In fact he'd played only sporadically as a child, being bedridden at times, that awful word, and treated for asthma, for recurring colds and sore throats and whooping cough.†   (source)
  • This recurred at around 3:00.†   (source)
  • There was the recurring sound of retching and moaning, of laughter, greetings, threats and swearing, and of bottles shattering against rock.†   (source)
  • A snatch of the cradle song recurred, but this time, instead of his mother's face, he saw the scarred face of Alice, who had been his woman in the now-defunct town of Tull.†   (source)
  • If every second of our lives recurs an infinite number of times, we are nailed to eternity as Jesus Christ was nailed to the cross.†   (source)
  • There were counselors on duty around the clock to talk to people who were troubled by recurring episodes.†   (source)
  • The subtle, recurring confusion between illusion and reality that was characteristic of paramnesia fascinated the chaplain, and he knew a number of things about it.†   (source)
  • Will the war between two African kingdoms in the fourteenth century itself be altered if it recurs again and again, in eternal return?†   (source)
  • As long as people lived in the country, in nature, surrounded by domestic animals, in the bosom of regularly recurring seasons, they retained at least a glimmer of that paradisiac idyll.†   (source)
  • All hope that he was mistaken was washed away by the sound of Nately's name emerging with recurring clarity now from the almost inaudible babble of murmuring voices that he was suddenly aware of for the first time.†   (source)
  • 'They're really a couple of good kids,' Aarfy confided earnestly to Yossarian, whose recurring dream it was to have the nude milk-white female bodies of both these beautiful rich black-haired good kids lying stretched out in bed erotically with him at the same time.†   (source)
  • The idea of eternal return is a mysterious one, and Nietzsche has often perplexed other philosophers with it: to think that everything recurs as we once experienced it, and that the recurrence itself recurs ad infinitum!†   (source)
  • Nately slipped out behind her; and when Yossarian and Aarfy entered the officers' apartment almost two hours later, there she was again, stepping into her panties and skirt, and it was almost like the chaplain's recurring sensation of having been through a situation before, except for Nately, who was moping inconsolably with his hands in his pockets.†   (source)
  • Apart from myself ( and the thought recurred several times) there was hardly an animal left in the country which could be considered suitable prey for a wolf.†   (source)
  • For his speech had so thoroughly destroyed those prospects that the recurring popularity of his position could not possibly satisfy the great masses of voters in New England and the North.†   (source)
  • Isn't it called recurring dreams?†   (source)
  • However, the niggling idea kept recurring that there just might be something in it all, so I asked Mike to tell Ootek to keep track of what our wolves said in future, and, through Mike, to keep me informed.†   (source)
  • But he could not have foreseen that this nation's role in the world would bring constantly recurring crises and troublesome problems to the floor of the United States Senate, crises which would force men like George Norris to choose between conscience and constituents, problems which would force men like Bob Taft to choose between principles and popularity.†   (source)
  • Sophie scarcely ever heard the music, indeed blanked most of it out, for it was never anything but noisy German backyard schmaltz, Tyrolean joke songs, yodelers, choirs of glockenspiels and accordions, all infused with recurring strains of treacly Trauer and lachrymal outpourings from Berlin cafés and music halls, notably such cries from the heart as "Nur nicht aus Liebe weinen," warbled by Hitler's favorite songbird Zarah Leander and played over and over again with merciless and monotonous obsession by the chatelaine of the manor—Hoss's garishly bejeweled and strident wife, Hedwig.†   (source)
  • When, Mr. President, a man becomes a member of this body he cannot even dream of the ordeal to which he cannot fail to be exposed; of how much courage he must possess to resist the temptations which daily beset him; of that sensitive shrinking from undeserved censure which he must learn to control; of the ever-recurring contest between a natural desire for public approbation and a sense of public duty; of the load of injustice he must be content to bear, even from those who should be his friends; the imputations of his motives; the sneers and sarcasms of ignorance and malice; all the manifold injuries which partisan or private malignity, disappointed of it†   (source)
  • He listens again, but the sound doesn't recur.†   (source)
  • If you were to attempt to get up now, there might be a recurrence.†   (source)
  • But the doctor's entry was identical to the one weeks earlier: "No evidence of recurrence.†   (source)
  • When intermittents recur, try to correlate them with other things the cycle is doing.†   (source)
  • It's the eternal recurrence of the anecdote.†   (source)
  • During those winter months she was troubled by a recurrent, disturbing dream which had no meaning.†   (source)
  • Ignoring the remainder of the photographs, Harry searched the pages around them for a recurrence of that fatal name.†   (source)
  • The possibility of a recurrence, genetically speaking, is 99 per cent. It's time we planned now for what may be.... From Slang Terms Explained: A Parents' Guide, by John R. Coombs (New York: The Lighthouse Press, 1985), p.73: to rip off a Carrie: To cause either violence or destruction; mayhem, confusion; (2) to commit arson (from Carrie White, 1963-1979) From The Shadow Exploded (p.201): Elsewhere in this book mention is made of a page in one of Carrie White's school notebooks where a line from a famous rock poet of the '60s, Bob Dylan, was written repeatedly, as if in desperation.†   (source)
  • The tide had finally come in and the next time it went out it might go out forever and so he was going to ride the waves while there were waves left to ride, he could think about sitting up later ....'Eat!' she said again, and this was followed by a recurrence of pain.†   (source)
  • She had woken up at night to escape from a familiar, recurrent dream in which policemen approached her with snicking scissors, wanting to hack off her hair.†   (source)
  • Recurrent suicidal threats, gestures, or behavior and other self-mutilating behavior (e. g., wrist-scratching) are common in the more severe forms of the disorder.†   (source)
  • From the conclusion of The State Investigatory Board of Maine in connection with the events of May 27-28 in Chamberlain, Maine: ...and so we must conclude that, while an autopsy performed on the subject indicates some cellular changes which may indicate the presence of some paranormal power, we find no reason to believe that a recurrence is likely or even possible...Excerpt from a letter dated May 3, 1988, from Amelia Jenks, Royal Knob, Tennessee, to Sandra Jenks, Macon, Georgia: ...and your little neece is growin like a weed, awfull big for only 2.†   (source)
  • Despite the fact that all the splendid modulations of the seasons and those colorful festivities that recur in the course of normal life have been replaced by a tyranny of indistinguishable days, the men in such situations will carve their 365 notches into a piece of wood or scratch them into the walls of their cell.†   (source)
  • Till the fair is over this trial will not recur I believe, so your picture before me is unusually lovely as it looks up from the desk.†   (source)
  • Part of pattern recognition is talent, but a whole lot of it is practice: if you read enough and give what you read enough thought, you begin to see patterns, archetypes, recurrences.†   (source)
  • Simon detaches himself, and tells her that he's ill; it's a recurrent malarial fever, which he contracted in Paris.†   (source)
  • Breathing difficult since childhood due to recurrent throat infections and deviated septum in patient's nose.†   (source)
  • Recurrence?†   (source)
  • I would work in the garden, or water my tomato plants, or even realize that it was that midmorning time of day, and Jess's anguish would recur to me, and I would feel something physical, a shiver, a kind of shrinking of my diaphragm.†   (source)
  • A recurrent vibration.†   (source)
  • The names of these gods as well as much of the religious terminology recur throughout the whole Indo-European area.†   (source)
  • But the memory of the doctor speaking the actual words began to recur in his mind, like an old-fashioned record skipping on a turntable.†   (source)
  • I wanted to make sure it didn't recur.†   (source)
  • At dinner, a month after I'd learned of Ghosh's blood disorder, Hema shared with us that she and Shiva had operated on fifteen successive fistula patients with not one recurrence.†   (source)
  • This deprivation may have involved prolonged or recurrent absence of one or both parents, a chaotic family life in which the parents were unknown, or an outright rejection of the child by one or both parents with the child being raised by others...Evidence of disturbances in affect organization was seen.†   (source)
  • Much as I dream recurringly about shrinking babies, I dream that the sky is covered from horizon to horizon with rows of airplanes, dirigibles, rocket ships, flying bombs, their formations as even as stitches.†   (source)
  • I couldn't decide if it were from watching some similar scene in the movies, from books I'd read, or from some recurrent but deeply buried dream.†   (source)
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