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Morse code
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

23 uses
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Definition
a code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of short and long signals such as dots and dashes
  • "Nobody uses Morse code anymore," said Kate.
    p. 119.2
  • For this we'll use Morse code."
    p. 119.2
  • Morse code!
    p. 119.2
  • "But we leave tomorrow, and we don't even know Morse code!"
    p. 119.5
  • Okay, fine, George Washington, you can teach me that stinky Morse code.
    p. 119.9
  • It was suggested the children study Morse code in the dining room, but the afternoon was so beautiful, and the shady courtyard so inviting, they begged to pack lunches and study outside.
    p. 120.2
  • When the children had studied Morse code until dots and dashes swam in their heads even with their eyes closed, Rhonda called them inside.
    p. 131.1
  • "Now that you understand your mission and have a good start on your Morse code, Mr. Benedict would like for you to understand better what we're up against."
    p. 132.0
  • Afterward Reynie and Kate went into the sitting room to practice their Morse code.
    p. 138.0
  • The children could send their Morse code messages from this very window.
    p. 155.1
  • The others agreed, and Sticky was elected to send the message, he being the quickest with Morse code.
    p. 180.3
  • Kate handed him her flashlight, and in Morse code Sticky flashed their message: We see Mr. B when we see Mr. C. How can this be?
    p. 180.9
  • Constance was too short to copy over a shoulder, and note passing was much too risky, so at last Reynie had suggested Morse code.
    p. 227.1
  • It would help if you had practiced your Morse code at all!
    p. 227.5
  • Nor did Sticky, who regretted his outburst, not least because it was imprudent to discuss cheating in the corridor, and even worse to mention Morse code.
    p. 228.1
  • "Morse code's a little rusty."
    p. 309.7
  • Rusty was not exactly the word for Constance's Morse code, but the boys resisted comment.
    p. 309.7
  • Morse code!
    p. 424.2
  • Oh, why hadn't she been studying her Morse code?
    p. 424.3
  • Morse code.
    p. 428.4
  • Jillson, you don't know Morse code, do you?"
    p. 428.4
  • Nobody uses Morse code anymore.
    p. 428.5
  • Moments later the two of them were in Mr. Curtain's office, poring over a chart of Morse code, hastily scrawling a transcription of the distant honks.
    p. 428.7

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