Definition of Recurs
1. Verb. (third-person singular of recur) ¹
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Definition of Recurs
1. recur [v] - See also: recur
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Literary usage of Recurs
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1. The Works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1909)
"Wordsworth's description of himself constantly recurs to one :— "And who is he with modest looks, And clad in sober russet gown? He murmurs by the running ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... and the Laws. although the tripartite division of the soul recurs in the я. Towards the end (if bk. v. philosophers are defined as lovers of the whole, ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"A "Canon of the Antiphons", published by Cardinal Pitra, includes some very concise formulas, among which the Alleluia often recurs. ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"The only point wliich remains to be regretted is, that it was not suggested and acted upon 20 years since; but whoever recurs to the many important matters ..."
5. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"(the name continually recurs when we trace the commencement of a usurpation) imposed in 1199 upon the whole church a tribute of one-fortieth of movable ..."
6. The Life of John Jay: With Selections from His Correspondence and by William Jay (1833)
"I believe there are no people more industrious than those of America, and whoever recurs to their population, their former exports, and their present ..."
7. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Geoff ry Fitz-Peter recurs to the laws of Henry I. In the council at St. Paul's Langton reads the charter of Henry I. Three weeks prior to the beginning of ..."