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used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

16 uses
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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • He constantly sought opportunities to see me, and wrote to me frequently.
    10 — A Perilous Passage In The Slave Girl's Life (31% in)
  • They were the objects of her constant suspicion and malevolence.
    6 — The Jealous Mistress (6% in)
  • But can that hour of singing and shouting sustain them through the dreary week, toiling without wages, under constant dread of the lash?
    13 — The Church And Slavery (42% in)
  • They are constantly compelled to resort to it.
    18 — Months Of Peril (45% in)
  • The hours passed on, and the vision of the night kept constantly recurring to my thoughts.
    19 — The Children Sold (73% in)
  • I passed a wretched night; for the heat of the swamp, the mosquitos, and the constant terror of snakes, had brought on a burning fever.
    20 — New Perils (84% in)
  • My relatives were constantly on the lookout for a chance of escape; but none offered that seemed practicable, and even tolerably safe.
    23 — Still In Prison (5% in)
  • After I heard of her illness, I listened constantly to hear what news was brought from the great house; and the thought that I could not go to her made me utterly miserable.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (56% in)
  • I said all I could to comfort her; but it was a sad reflection, that instead of being able to help her, I was a constant source of anxiety and trouble.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (99% in)
  • The wind was against us, I should not have cared for this, if we had been out of sight of the town; but until there were miles of water between us and our enemies, we were filled with constant apprehensions that the constables would come on board.
    30 — Northward Bound (48% in)
  • Constant exercise on board the vessel, and frequent rubbing with salt water, had nearly restored the use of my limbs.
    31 — Incidents In Philadelphia (10% in)
  • I spoke of being separated from my children, and from relatives who were dear to me; but I did not mention the constant feeling of insecurity which oppressed my spirits.
    33 — A Home Found (30% in)
  • I knew they were in constant communication with Southerners, and had frequent opportunities to do it.
    33 — A Home Found (60% in)
  • The rest of the day was spent in mutual asking and answering of questions, with the wish constantly repeated that the good old grandmother was with us, and frequent injunctions from Benny to write to her immediately, and be sure to tell her every thing about his voyage, and his journey to Boston.
    34 — The Old Enemy Again (84% in)
  • As I had constant care of the child, I had little opportunity to see the wonders of that great city; but I watched the tide of life that flowed through the streets, and found it a strange contrast to the stagnation in our Southern towns.
    37 — A Visit To England (23% in)
  • The arm of his tyrant grew weaker, and was finally palsied; and then the constable's services were in constant requisition.
    40 — The Fugitive Slave Law (50% in)

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