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- adv. Again and again; repeatedly; every time; always
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There remain some hundreds of doggerel rhymes; but his affection for that particular novel survived the fatal facility of his octosyllabics, and reappears time after time in his later writings.
He fell in love with St. Ursula as, twenty-four years earlier, he had fallen in love with the statue of Ilaria at Lucca; and she became, as time after time he revisited Venice for her sake, a personality, a spiritual presence, a living ideal, exactly as the Queen of the Air might have been to the sincere Athenian in the pagan age of faith.
'Not if you electroplate it time after time in the centre with silver.
The weather beat us time after time and forced us to the non-satisfying alternate targets, but the word for this particular day was try again.
If the heart is heavier than the feather-and time after time it is-the person is motioned to the rear of the room, where he or she joins another line, this one filing down steps that lead to the docks.
Varied and fasciated honey-eaters, black and white, and Jardine’s caterpillar-eaters, the tiny swallow dicaeum, in a tight-fitting costume of blue-black and red (who must bruise and batter the fruit to reduce it to gobbling dimensions), the yellow white-eye (who pecks it to pieces), the white-bellied and the varied graucalus, the drongo, the shining calornis — these and others have been included time after time in the one enumeration.
The thirty-thousand-foot level has been reached time after time with no discomfort beyond cold and asthma.