You see, gentlemen, whatever it was, it served a threefold purpose.
The charges are threefold, and I shall discuss them seriatim.
In this threefold indictment, the first charge is "falsehood."
It has the threefold authority of the Qurn, the Sunnat, and the Ijm'.
The problem has been threefold, that of research, that of editing and that of promotion.
Under the earth, on the earth, in the air, ripen'd his threefold crop.
What threefold division of history is there in regard to time?
Now that afternoon is to be remembered for threefold causes.
In this manner the sin of Cain was visited with a threefold punishment.
And the anguish of that thought, reacting on his anger, intensified it threefold.