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succession
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
  • Clare had not the least objection to such a farewell formality—which was all that it was to him—and as he passed them he kissed them in succession where they stood, saying "Goodbye" to each as he did so.
    4 — The Consequence (86% in)
  • Some of the wise even among themselves 'exclaim against their own succession,' as Hamlet puts it; but lyrically, dramatically, and even historically, I am tenderly attached to them."
    4 — The Consequence (19% in)
  • Then the threshing-machine started afresh; and amid the renewed rustle of the straw Tess resumed her position by the buzzing drum as one in a dream, untying sheaf after sheaf in endless succession.
    6 — The Convert (45% in)

There are no more uses of "succession" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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