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- A tune much iterated has the ridiculous effect of making the words in my mind perform a sort of minuet to keep time—an effect hardly tolerable, I imagine, after boyhood.Book 1 — Miss Brooke (52% in)
- In Mr. Casaubon's ear, Dorothea's voice gave loud emphatic iteration to those muffled suggestions of consciousness which it was possible to explain as mere fancy, the illusion of exaggerated sensitiveness: always when such suggestions are unmistakably repeated from without, they are resisted as cruel and unjust.Book 2 — Old and Young (76% in)
- "Yes, ma'am, yes, he did; he did so," said the good auctioneer, trying to throw something soothing into his iteration.Book 7 — Two Temptations (17% in)
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