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perpetual
used in Frankenstein

8 uses
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Definition continuing forever without change

or:

occurring so frequently it seems continual
  • There, Margaret, the sun is forever visible, its broad disk just skirting the horizon and diffusing a perpetual splendour.
    Introductory Letters (4% in)
  • He passed his younger days perpetually occupied by the affairs of his country; a variety of circumstances had prevented his marrying early, nor was it until the decline of life that he became a husband and the father of a family.
    Chapter 1 (4% in)
  • The dissecting room and the slaughter-house furnished many of my materials; and often did my human nature turn with loathing from my occupation, whilst, still urged on by an eagerness which perpetually increased, I brought my work near to a conclusion.
    Chapter 4 (76% in)
  • Perpetual fretting at length threw Madame Moritz into a decline, which at first increased her irritability, but she is now at peace for ever.
    Chapter 6 (37% in)
  • I was at first unable to solve these questions, but perpetual attention and time explained to me many appearances which were at first enigmatic.
    Chapter 12 (17% in)
  • Early in the morning, before she had risen, he cleared away the snow that obstructed her path to the milk-house, drew water from the well, and brought the wood from the outhouse, where, to his perpetual astonishment, he found his store always replenished by an invisible hand.
    Chapter 12 (57% in)
  • ...sensibly in this science, but not sufficiently to follow up any kind of conversation, although I applied my whole mind to the endeavour, for I easily perceived that, although I eagerly longed to discover myself to the cottagers, I ought not to make the attempt until I had first become master of their language, which knowledge might enable me to make them overlook the deformity of my figure, for with this also the contrast perpetually presented to my eyes had made me acquainted.
    Chapter 12 (67% in)
  • They remained confined for five months before the trial took place, the result of which deprived them of their fortune and condemned them to a perpetual exile from their native country.
    Chapter 14 (71% in)

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