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perpetual
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Bleak House
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  • He is always in extremes, perpetually in the superlative degree.
  • It should be strewn with roses; it should lie through bowers, where there was no spring, autumn, nor winter, but perpetual summer.
  • Who have found out the perpetual stoppage.
  • I cannot imagine a countenance and manner more singularly expressive of caution and indecision, and a perpetual impulse to do something he could not resolve to venture on, than Mr. Krook’s was that day.
  • Mrs. Snagsby is so perpetually on the alert that the house becomes ghostly with creaking boards and rustling garments.
  • The four old faces then hover over teacups like a company of ghastly cherubim, Mrs. Smallweed perpetually twitching her head and chattering at the trivets and Mr. Smallweed requiring to be repeatedly shaken up like a large black draught.
  • Caddy Jellyby passed her very last holidays with us and was a dearer creature than ever, perpetually dancing in and out of the house with the children as if she had never given a dancing-lesson in her life.

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  • A perpetual flame burns beside the grave of John F. Kennedy.
  • She complains perpetually.

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