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By J.D. Denniston

First released in 1952, this research discusses the advance of Greek prose through the 5th century and analyzes its use of summary kinds of expression, word-order, sentence constitution, use of repetition, asyndeton and assonance.

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Repetto was several inches over six feet, lean and with long arms and big hands. The progeny of a Dutch mother and an Italian father, he still had most of his dark hair, but it was fast turning a gunmetal gray. His eyebrows, graying but not as fast, were permanently arched in a way that gave him an expression of alert and aggressive curiosity. I will get to the truth, said his arched gaze. His clothes tended to black and gray and were well tailored, but tonight he was wearing faded jeans and a white pullover with NYPD on its chest.

She looked like one of those people who might live forever. Repetto wished she could. ” she asked. ” She patted his arm and moved away. Dal came up to Repetto as the cake was being cut and drew him aside, until they were standing a few feet inside the kitchen. “I can’t believe Mar came all the way from Philadelphia by train for this, at her age,” Dal said. ” “Michaels tells me I should test up for lieutenant,” Dal said. ” “Were,” Repetto corrected. Dal grinned. ” Repetto sighed. “The NYPD leaks like the Titanic.

Not this time,” Repetto said. Bricker took a deep, noisy breath. ” “Lots, since I talked with Lora. Bottom line is, I figure you’ve got an obligation. ” “Lora’s gonna come around to your way of thinking anyway,” Bricker said. “My way? ” “C’mon, Vin. ” “Ordinarily I’d agree with you. But there comes a time in every marriage . ” “Yeah. ” But that wasn’t the way Bricker was looking at Repetto. Damn kid always knew what was in his mind. As if they were blood. ” But Repetto knew he wouldn’t initiate the conversation.

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