1 Melly was hurting so bad--there were hot pinchers at her and dull knives and recurrent waves of pain.
2 It indicates a spontaneous, Promethean rebelliousness against that fiat that this recurrent season shall bring foul times, cold darkness, misery and death.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
3 Never again did he intend her to have a recurrence of fear of the dark.
4 The mere recurrence to those songs, even now, afflicts me; and while I am writing these lines, an expression of feeling has already found its way down my cheek.
5 The recurrence of a vision is a reality; it was palpable, it was the writing restored in the mirror.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
6 D'Artagnan, whose inquiring disposition we are acquainted with, had not--whatever interest he had in satisfying his curiosity on this subject--been able to assign any cause for these fits, or for the periods of their recurrence.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
7 Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy.