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  • The sun was so bright that all the scene had thrice its natural beauty. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
  • His press had thrice before in a year been destroyed. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • For there was the girl whom Fate had thrice before thrown in his path! Cited from The Efficiency Expert, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • They ran, still keeping near the walls, till they had thrice encircled the city. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • It was not till I had thrice read this letter that I could credit its contents. Cited from Pelham, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 5
  • I saw the king, after he had thrice rallied his troops and brought them to the charge, at last turn and fly. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • He had played good football and had thrice won praise from "Boots" that afternoon. Cited from Left Tackle Thayer, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Up to his eighteenth year he had thrice gone out to war, and these expeditions were heart-breaking trials for his mother. Cited from Yolanda: Maid of Burgandy, by Charles Major
  • He has thrice served as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board in New Orleans.
  • Then she missed her flow once, and had thrice after this, as always took place with her when pregnant, a very small but regular loss. Cited from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, Gould/Pyle
  • During his tenure, he has thrice earned the club's coveted Goalkeeper of the year award.
  • But the wall has thrice been all but finished, and each time the stones have begun to sink and topple. Cited from Masters of the Guild, by L. Lamprey
  • His "Poor Richard" had thrice been translated into French and was scattered in numerous editions throughout the kingdom. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Now cocks had thrice sung out that night was e'er. Cited from Theocritus, translated into English Verse
  • That woman, who came from England, returned to England after having thrice attempted M. d'Artagnan's life. Cited from Ten Years Later, by Alexandre Dumas
  • Here their attention to the number three was again manifest; no stroke was actually made until the operator had thrice attempted to hit the throwing-stick. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • Coach Shiffert has thrice been voted as Coach of the Year by The Express-Times newspaper.
  • In the course of twenty years management the university has thrice sold the timber on some pieces of land which it still holds, and received a larger price at the third sale than at the first. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898, by Various
  • He told Sir Philip that he had thrice renewed his own life, and had resolved to do so no more; he had grown weary of living on. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 4
  • The smuggler, aided by chance and artifice, has thrice escaped me; the fourth time, it may be our fortune. Cited from The Water-Witch, or, The Skimmer of the Seas, by James Fenimore Cooper
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