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  • Whatever they could prove (which is usually anything you like), they proved there, in an army constantly strengthening by the arrival of new recruits.
  • One might have fancied he had talked it off; and that what was left, all standing up in disorder, was in that condition from being constantly blown about by his windy boastfulness.
  • What she has done for him demands his constant love and gratitude, not his illhumour and caprice.
  • It’s impossible,’ said Mrs. Gradgrind, with a mingled sense of politeness and injury, ’to be constantly addressing him and never giving him a name.
  • ’I am sure we are constantly hearing, ma’am, till it becomes quite nauseous, concerning their wives and families,’ said Bitzer.
  • Mrs. Sparsit, from her place at the backgammon board, was constantly straining her eyes to pierce the shadows without.
  • It was even the worse for her at this pass, that in her mind — implanted there before her eminently practical father began to form it — a struggling disposition to believe in a wider and nobler humanity than she had ever heard of, constantly strove with doubts and resentments.

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  • The history of computers is a history of constant technological advancement.
  • She is in constant pain.

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