He, too, was troubled with an alternation of hopes and fears.
Observe that Plato is preparing the way for his doctrine of the alternation of opposites.
The utmost prolongation of human life also, is in the like alternation of toil and rest.
Combine the last two exercises and give them in alternation.
But the main acts of agriculture seem to have changed very little, and the alternation of green and corn crops is a good dodge.
Heterogeny: the alternation of sexual and parthenogenetic generations.
Then, as our ordinary being presents an alternation of sleeping and waking, so does trance-existence.
A second alternation of darkness and light marks the lapse of time.
But only in alternation, since the contracted area precluded simultaneousness as well as latitudinarianism.
To watch the alternation of these tints was the school of madness.
alternation al·ter·na·tion (ôl'tər-nā'shən, āl'-)
Successive change from one thing or state to another and back again.