recur


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As this class of functionaries will continually recur in the course of the following narrations, and as they form one of those distinct and strongly marked castes or orders of people, springing up in this vast continent out of geographical circumstances, or the varied pursuits, habitudes, and origins of its population, we shall sketch a few of their characteristics for the information of the reader.
But I knew also that at any moment the darkness might come down anew; and while, I dwelt on this speculation precisely as a man torments a raging tooth with his tongue, it ebbed away into the little grey shadow on the brain of its first coming, and once more I heard my brain, which knew what would recur, telegraph to every quarter fox help, release or diversion.
For years, also, a thought would occasionally recur, which, though he perceived all its folly and extravagance, he had not power to banish from his mind.
It may possibly recur to your memory that when I examined the paper upon which the printed words were fastened I made a close inspection for the water-mark.
It would be likely to recur to a man in a delirium.