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Sample sentences for the GRE study word cadence

cadence can be used as a noun

1.Now was the Sun in Western cadence lo. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.Had rous'd the Sea, now with hoarse cadence lul. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
3.but, for the elegancy, facility, and golden cadence of poesy. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.The voice, made plaintive by distance and by the singer's hoarseness, faintly illuminated the cadence of the air with words expressing grie. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
5.The child went singing away, following up the current of the brook, and striving to mingle a more lightsome cadence with its melancholy voice. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.Sometimes, preoccupied with her work, she sang the refrain very low, very lingeringly "A long time ago" came out like the saddest cadence of a funeral hymn. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
7.But the doors were closed again at once, and Vronsky did not hear the end of the phrase and the cadence of the accompaniment, though he knew from the thunder of applause that it was over. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
8.He speaks in figures, images, symbols and the musical cadence of his sentences reflects the influence of his wide reading of poetry. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.Through the high wood, now void the more her blame, Who by the serpent was beguil'd I past With step in cadence to the harmony Angelic. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
10.And his cadences were their cadences, the cadences which voiced their woe and what to them was the meaning of the stiffness, and the cold, and dark. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
11.The cadences closely resemble those used by Browning in some of his most striking poems. - from Beowulf by

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