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thrice-repeated

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  • Was anyone else reminded of a rather well known work by the thrice-repeated "John McCain is an honorable Man?"

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Fun fact: In a thrice-repeated single-sip taste test, only a small fraction of Americans are capable of discriminating between Coke and Pepsi every time.

    Waldo Jaquith - Bottled water is worse than I thought.

  • In this final encounter with the ghost, the specter is for the first time described not simply by association — that is, in the thrice-repeated "it sounded as if someone lying on the floor got up …" — but with the facticity of agency:

    Reading, Begging, Paul de Man

  • Only from time to time there came the doleful, thrice-repeated call of a hoopoe, and the angry screech of

    The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories

  • During these words she leaned upon me, half in gay imitation of what I had so often made her do, and half in depth of earnestness, as the thrice-repeated word grew stronger, and grew warmer, with and to her heart.

    Lorna Doone

  • The issue of Open Process for which the two students were suspended bore a cover which carried the thrice-repeated headline, "Beauty Is a Defiance of Authority," and the poem which caused all the trouble was introduced by the author with these words: "Just to be inconsistent, I guess I'll break my pledge against writing about sex."

    Trouble at San Francisco State: An Exchange

  • Here there is the thrice-repeated projection at will of the Thought Body through space so as to make it both visible to, and tangible by, friends.

    Real Ghost Stories

  • Paul was not greatly inclined to idle superstition as a general thing, but the thrice-repeated saying stuck to him.

    Despair's Last Journey

  • A voice heard of old on great national emergencies, when it struck terror into the hearts of tyrants, who quaked, and quailed, and quitted for aye our land before "the unconquered Caledonian spear" -- nor, since our union with noblest England, ever slack to join with her's and fervid Erin's sons, the thrice-repeated cry by which battle-fields are cleared; but happier, far happier to hear, in its low deep tone of peace.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • At the sound of his thrice-repeated cry the Trojans shrank back in terror, leaving the Greeks to carry in Patroclus 'body unmolested; then Hera bade the sun set at once into the ocean to end the great day of battle.

    Authors of Greece

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