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used in Northanger Abbey

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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • How are your various dresses to be remembered, and the particular state of your complexion, and curl of your hair to be described in all their diversities, without having constant recourse to a journal?
    Chapter 3 (44% in)
  • ...he had killed more birds (though without having one good shot) than all his companions together; and described to her some famous day's sport, with the fox-hounds, in which his foresight and skill in directing the dogs had repaired the mistakes of the most experienced huntsman, and in which the boldness of his riding, though it had never endangered his own life for a moment, had been constantly leading others into difficulties, which he calmly concluded had broken the necks of many.
    Chapter 9 (72% in)
  • James, who was now in constant attendance, maintained a similar position, and separating themselves from the rest of their party, they walked in that manner for some time, till Catherine began to doubt the happiness of a situation which, confining her entirely to her friend and brother, gave her very little share in the notice of either.
    Chapter 10 (17% in)
  • I really believe John has the most constant heart.
    Chapter 16 (17% in)
  • I do not think anything would justify me in wishing you to sacrifice all your happiness merely to oblige my brother, because he is my brother, and who perhaps after all, you know, might be just as happy without you, for people seldom know what they would be at, young men especially, they are so amazingly changeable and inconstant.
    Chapter 18 (65% in)
  • Or is her heart constant to him only when unsolicited by anyone else?
    Chapter 19 (75% in)
  • A mother would have been a constant friend; her influence would have been beyond all other.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)
  • Upon his opinion of her danger, two others were called in the next day, and remained in almost constant attendance for four and twenty hours.
    Chapter 24 (87% in)
  • Now she has really got the man she likes, she may be constant.
    Chapter 25 (88% in)
  • "Indeed I am afraid she will," replied Henry; "I am afraid she will be very constant, unless a baronet should come in her way; that is Frederick's only chance.
    Chapter 25 (88% in)

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