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  • Thrice they had flooded his crops and twice burnt the roof over his head. Cited from Hetty Wesley, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • So thrice they cried, I likewise, and in groups they streamed away. Cited from The Princess, by Alfred Tennyson
  • Thrice they were within cannon-shot of each other; twice without a single trench or rampart between them. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1568b by Motley
  • Thrice they searched the train, vainly looking for the man whose death-sentence they had pronounced. Cited from Memoirs Wemyss Reid, by Stuart J. Reid, ed
  • Thrice they assaulted the works beyond the drawbridge and twice we beat them back; but last night they came on with all their force. Cited from In Freedom's Cause, G. A. Henty
  • Three times they circled the trail and crossed; And thrice they found it and thrice they lost. Cited from Poems, by Madison Cawein
  • Twice or thrice they beat back their assailants. Cited from History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides
  • Twice or thrice they heard a crash or dull rumble of falling masonry. Cited from Hetty Wesley, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Twice or thrice they spoke together, and I could make out that Neil (for all his obsequiousness) was an angry man. Cited from David Balfour, Second Part, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Twice and thrice they threw their united weights against it until at last with a sharp snap the lock broke, and they crowded into the narrow passage. Cited from The Doings Of Raffles Haw,bySir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Thrice they repeated this tremendous and impressive salute, and then were silent. Cited from Child of Storm, by H. Rider Haggard
  • Thrice they come to the sacrifice, morning, noon, and eve; at the yoking of their car, the dawn is born. Cited from The Religions of India, by Edward Washburn Hopkins
  • Approaching each The other, thrice they sprang to the assault, 1015 And thrice struck hand to hand. Cited from The Iliad of Homer, Translated into English Blank Verse, Tr. by Cowper
  • Shipwreck'd in youth, he home return'd, and found His brethren three -- and thrice they wish'd him drown'd. Cited from The Parish Register, by George Crabbe
  • Even so they made trial of the ford, and thrice the bearers waded in and thrice they were forced to turn back lest the flood should sweep them down. Cited from The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland
  • There twice or thrice they shot about, For to assay their hand; There was no shot these yeomen shot, That any prick might them stand. Cited from A Bundle of Ballads, by Henry Morley
  • Thrice they read in the press dispatches that he was dead: once, in battle, in Mexico; and twice, executed, in Venezuela. Cited from Little Lady of the Big House, by Jack London
  • Thrice they bore him struggling to the ground, and thrice he rose again and sought to shake them from him as a bull shakes off a pack of dogs. Cited from The Tavern Knight, Rafael Sabatini
  • Thrice they swung round and round, like hawks who beat for a partridge; and thrice they snuffed round and round, like hounds who draw upon a deer. Cited from Heroes, by Charles Kingsley
  • Thrice have the mountain men come down again from their fastnesses to war for America since the day of King's Mountain and thrice they have acquitted themselves so that their deeds are noted in history. Cited from Pioneers of the Old Southwest by Constance Skinner
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