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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I heard the word Burglum repeated incessantly: several of the emperor’s court, making their way through the crowd, entreated me to come immediately to the palace, where her imperial majesty’s apartment was on fire, by the carelessness of a maid of honour, who fell asleep while she was reading a romance.
  • He put this engine into our ears, which made an incessant noise, like that of a watermill: and we conjecture it is either some unknown animal, or the god that he worships; but we are more inclined to the latter opinion, because he assured us, (if we understood him right, for he expressed himself very imperfectly) that he seldom did any thing without consulting it.

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  • She grew annoyed by the child’s incessant questions.
  • Night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city.

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