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Chronological sequence   /krˌɑnəlˈɑdʒɪkəl sˈikwəns/   Listen
Chronological sequence

A following of one thing after another in time.  Synonyms: chronological succession, sequence, succession, successiveness.

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"Chronological sequence" Quotes from Famous Books

... impressions from the judgments, often narrow and malicious, of her contemporaries. To help us to get a fairer estimate, her own "Memoirs," written by herself, and now first given to readers in an English dress, should surely serve. Avowedly compiled in a vague, desultory way, with no particular regard to chronological sequence, these random recollections should interest us, in the first place, as a piece of unconscious self-portraiture. The cynical Court lady, whose beauty bewitched a great King, and whose ruthless sarcasm made Duchesses quail, is here drawn for us in vivid fashion by her own hand, and while ...
— The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete • Madame La Marquise De Montespan

... recall episodes are always purely random, with no chronological sequence. Our problem will be to reassemble them in proper order later. Or some particular scene may trigger a ...
— Monkey On His Back • Charles V. De Vet

... individualities, the great men who have really given its direction to and, as it were, set the pace of, the realistic movement, and for whom, in order more conveniently to consider impressionism pure and simple by itself, I have ventured to disturb the chronological sequence of evolution in French painting—a sequence that, even if one care more for ideas than for chronology, it is more temerarious to vary from in things French than in any others. To go back in a word to Manet; the painter of whom M. Henri ...
— French Art - Classic and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture • W. C. Brownell

... any influence of subsidiary or semi-pastoral tradition, of the mythological drama, or the courtly-chivalric romance. We shall therefore gain more by considering them in connexion with each other than we shall lose by abandoning strict chronological sequence. ...
— Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama - A Literary Inquiry, with Special Reference to the Pre-Restoration - Stage in England • Walter W. Greg

... the strict thread of chronological sequence in order to keep together the notes respecting Arabian observations of eclipses. Let us now revert to the ...
— The Story of Eclipses • George Chambers

... with a writer in the Encyclopaedia Britannica: "His manner in diction was progressive, and this progress has been deemed so clearly traceable in his plays that it can enable us to determine their chronological sequence." The result is, that while other authors satiate and soon tire us, Shakespeare's speech for ever "breathes an ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XXVI., December, 1880. • Various

Words linked to "Chronological sequence" :   successiveness, run, sequence, rain, pelting, temporal arrangement, succession, rotation, row, temporal order

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