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So for two mornings in succession he was sent away from the office.

Rank after rank in succession appeared: literally thousands.

He came ten days in succession, and gave me three hours each day.

Several doors were opened in succession, and finally his own.

We are a succession of phenomena very absolutely determined.

All that we can know about that is that in us there is a succession of ideas, of representations; but we, but I, what is that?

She developed a succession of small ailments, lassitudes, nerves.

The cake was cut in succession by poets, by painters, and by novelists.

Upon his inward sight was impressed a succession of memory-pictures.

When you get there you must loosen your girdle and strike the tree with it three times in succession.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "fact or right of succeeding someone by inheritance," from Old French succession (13c.), from Latin successionem (nominative successio) "a following after, a coming into another's place, result," from successus, past participle of succedere (see succeed). Meaning "fact of being later in time" is late 14c.

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