1 For two consecutive seasons he lived in the sunlight of Mademoiselle Duvigne's presence.
2 Though rendered less connected by many and general interruptions and outbreakings, a translation of their language would have contained a regular descant, which, in substance, might have proved to possess a train of consecutive ideas.
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3 When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another.
4 Only the possible ones get linked up with a consecutive series of commands corresponding to a series of events, and are executed.
5 "And one vote may decide the whole question, and one must be serious and consecutive, if one wants to be of use in public life," concluded Sergey Ivanovitch.
6 It was very strange that a young gentleman who had never been left to his own guidance for five consecutive minutes, should be incapable at last of governing himself; but so it was with Tom.
7 Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
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8 He was loud and boisterous, always laughing and singing, and never able to work consecutively at anything.