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In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
The beauty, the mystery,—this fierce sunshine or something—stir——' She hesitated for a fraction of a second.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.
He set down as the second the golden rule, “Whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so to them.”
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
By the second process, it is made to the advantage of the issuer of the notes to hasten their withdrawal himself.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
At first startled, her second thought was that this would be the best possible thing which could happen.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
So far as the right or wrong of having contraband whisky was concerned, I don't think any one gave it a second thought.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He sympathized with that movement which, during his childhood, culminated in the Cavite Conspiracy (vide p. 106).

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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