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cadence
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
rhythm or recurring pattern of sounds or movements
  • There was a melancholy cadence in Dorothea's voice as she spoke these last words.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (9% in)
  • The last sentence was spoken with an almost solemn cadence, and Will did not know what to say, since it would not be useful for him to embrace her slippers, and tell her that he would die for her: it was clear that she required nothing of the sort; and they were both silent for a moment or two, when Dorothea began again with an air of saying at last what had been in her mind beforehand.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (96% in)

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