mesodiplosis mesodiplosis
 mes-o-dip-lo'-sis from Gk. mesos, "middle" and diplosis,
"a doubling"

Repetition of the same word or words in the middle of successive sentences.
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed;
we are perplexed, but not in despair;
Persecuted, but not forsaken;
cast down, but not destroyed. —2 Corinthians 4:8-9
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