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succession
used in Leaves of Grass

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
a succession of events
Definition
series or sequence (one after another)
  •   The interminable hordes of the ignorant and wicked are not nothing,
      The barbarians of Africa and Asia are not nothing,
      The perpetual successions of shallow people are not nothing as they go.
    Book 29 — To Think of Time (80% in)
successions = series (one group after another)
  •   Now I am terrified at the Earth, it is that calm and patient,
      It grows such sweet things out of such corruptions,
      It turns harmless and stainless on its axis, with such endless successions of diseas'd corpses,
      It distills such exquisite winds out of such infused fetor,
      It renews with such unwitting looks its prodigal, annual, sumptuous crops,
      It gives such divine materials to men, and accepts such leavings from them at last.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (31% in)
successions = series (one group after another)
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2  —2 uses as in:
presidential line of succession
Definition
replacement — especially someone to taking a job or position after another leaves it
  • I see the spots of the successions of priests on the earth, oracles, sacrificers, brahmins, sabians, llamas, monks, muftis, exhorters,
    Book 6 — Salut au Monde! (42% in)
successions = people taking over the job or position of those who were there before them
  •   With firm and regular step they wend, they never stop,
      Successions of men, Americanos, a hundred millions,
      One generation playing its part and passing on,
      Another generation playing its part and passing on in its turn,
      With faces turn'd sideways or backward towards me to listen,
      With eyes retrospective towards me.
    Book 2 — Starting from Paumanok (10% in)
successions = instances of people replacing those who were there before them
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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • ...you, I do not sound your name, but I understand you, I specify you with joy O my comrade to salute you, and to salute those who are with you, before and since, and those to come also, That we all labor together transmitting the same charge and succession, We few equals indifferent of lands, indifferent of times, We, enclosers of all continents, all castes, allowers of all theologies, Compassionaters, perceivers, rapport of men, We walk silent among disputes and assertions, but reject...
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (64% in)

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