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succession
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
series or sequence (one after another)
  • He flicked the horse with his whip, and we dashed away through the endless succession of sombre and deserted streets, which widened gradually, until we were flying across a broad balustraded bridge, with the murky river flowing sluggishly beneath us.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (24% in)
succession = sequence (one after another)
  • Sherlock Holmes had been silent all the morning, dipping continuously into the advertisement columns of a succession of papers until at last, having apparently given up his search, he had emerged in no very sweet temper to lecture me upon my literary shortcomings.
    Adventure XII — The Adventure of the Copper Beeches (5% in)
succession = series (one after another)
There are no more uses of "succession" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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