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perpetual
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
continuing forever without change

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occurring so frequently it seems continual
  • Some days elapsed, and ice and icebergs all astern, the Pequod now went rolling through the bright Quito spring, which, at sea, almost perpetually reigns on the threshold of the eternal August of the Tropic.
    Chapters 28-30 -- Ahab; (Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb); The Pipe (51% in)

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