Thesaurus / tautology
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It is tautology, for two sentences further on it is all expressed in its proper place, in referring to the history of the king.
JUNIUS UNMASKEDJOEL MOODY
He utterly despised the avoidance of repetitions out of fear of tautology.
LITERARY FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
When they grow up and have ideas which are beyond their powers of expression, especially in writing, tautology begins to appear.
He doth likewise the same thing, is a tautology characteristic of the writer: il fet meismes ceste chose, F.
Wraxall panegyrizes him, and yet with a tautology of terms, which must have been the very reverse of Dunning's style.
“Boune” itself means “ready” in Scotch: hence its use here is tautology.
SCOTT'S LADY OF THE LAKEWALTER SCOTT
Mr. Poste observes in his note: The sophistic locus of tautology may be considered as a caricature of a dialectic locus.
Look too at the gross fibs in all indictments for assault and battery, to say nothing of their tautology.
If he had laboured with no other defect, had he the gift of tautology?
THE UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY--VOL. 1THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Perhaps "amat pacem" is better than "amat leges," on account of the tautology with "conservat jura."
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