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He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
The tone of polite gravity is gone; what remains is less succinct, but more specific, and in its way effective.
AESOP DRESS'DBERNARD MANDEVILLE
You might almost as well read dictionaries with a hope of getting a succinct and clear view of language.
FRIENDS IN COUNCILARTHUR HELPS
Puccini has, indeed, an almost unparalleled capacity for a kind of orchestral commentary which is both forceful and succinct.
I do not know where to look for so animated and succinct a rendering of that phase of past theatrical life.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
For a succinct account of the English controversy about the chorus see ibid., I, 437-438.
And then Prince Florestan gave Mr. Neuchatel a succinct but sufficient summary of his recent interview.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
The same letter contains the following passage, which the editors of the "Expos Succinct" did not think it necessary to print.
With this object, I cannot do better than borrow the succinct narrative of the Edinburgh Reviewer.
WHAT GUNPOWDER PLOT WASSAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER
His succinct and abundant comments were no doubt useful when he wrote and are still valuable.

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