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- It was a perpetual estrangement.Chapter 8 (10% in)
- I lived in perpetual fright at that time, and had all manner of imaginary complaints from not knowing what to do with myself, or when I should hear from him next; but as long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience.Chapter 8 (85% in)
- They had drawn back from many introductions, and still were perpetually having cards left by people of whom they knew nothing.Chapter 15 (11% in)
- The sight of Mrs Clay in such favour, and of Anne so overlooked, was a perpetual provocation to her there; and vexed her as much when she was away, as a person in Bath who drinks the water, gets all the new publications, and has a very large acquaintance, has time to be vexed.Chapter 16 (20% in)
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