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recur
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
to happen repeatedly or a second time
  • Why would a recurrent frustration the more depress him?
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (42% in)
  • ...of vision, the secular process of imbalsamation: 2) the principle of the pendulum, exemplified in bob, wheelgear and regulator, the translation in terms of human or social regulation of the various positions of clockwise moveable indicators on an unmoving dial, the exactitude of the recurrence per hour of an instant in each hour when the longer and the shorter indicator were at the same angle of inclination, videlicet, 5 5/11 minutes past each hour per hour in arithmetical progression.
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (39% in)
  • ...of hirsute comets and their vast elliptical egressive and reentrant orbits from perihelion to aphelion: the sidereal origin of meteoric stones: the Libyan floods on Mars about the period of the birth of the younger astroscopist: the annual recurrence of meteoric showers about the period of the feast of S. Lawrence (martyr, lo August): the monthly recurrence known as the new moon with the old moon in her arms: the posited influence of celestial on human bodies: the appearance of a star...
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (48% in)
  • ...the sidereal origin of meteoric stones: the Libyan floods on Mars about the period of the birth of the younger astroscopist: the annual recurrence of meteoric showers about the period of the feast of S. Lawrence (martyr, lo August): the monthly recurrence known as the new moon with the old moon in her arms: the posited influence of celestial on human bodies: the appearance of a star (1st magnitude) of exceeding brilliancy dominating by night and day (a new luminous sun generated by the...
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (48% in)
  • In the Track of the Sun (yellow cloth, titlepage missing, recurrent title intestation).
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (59% in)
  • What recurrent impressions of the same were possible by hypothesis?
    Episode 17 -- Ithaca (89% in)

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