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perpetuate
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

4 uses
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Definition
to cause to continue
  • Human thought discovers a mode of perpetuating itself, not only more durable and more resisting than architecture, but still more simple and easy.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (54% in)
  • This chapel, quite new, having been built only six years, was entirely in that charming taste of delicate architecture, of marvellous sculpture, of fine and deep chasing, which marks with us the end of the Gothic era, and which is perpetuated to about the middle of the sixteenth century in the fairylike fancies of the Renaissance.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (40% in)
  • Because every thought, either philosophical or religious, is interested in perpetuating itself; because the idea which has moved one generation wishes to move others also, and leave a trace.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (52% in)
  • At her death, at the moment when she was passing to the other sepulchre, she had bequeathed this one in perpetuity to afflicted women, mothers, widows, or maidens, who should wish to pray much for others or for themselves, and who should desire to inter themselves alive in a great grief or a great penance.
    1.6.2 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 2 — The Rat-Hole (36% in)

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