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used in Notes from the Underground

4 uses
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continuous — often in an annoying way
  • I agree that man is pre-eminently a creative animal, predestined to strive consciously for an object and to engage in engineering—that is, incessantly and eternally to make new roads, WHEREVER THEY MAY LEAD.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (18% in)
  • And who knows (there is no saying with certainty), perhaps the only goal on earth to which mankind is striving lies in this incessant process of attaining, in other words, in life itself, and not in the thing to be attained, which must always be expressed as a formula, as positive as twice two makes four, and such positiveness is not life, gentlemen, but is the beginning of death.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (47% in)
  • This was a regular martyrdom, a continual, intolerable humiliation at the thought, which passed into an incessant and direct sensation, that I was a mere fly in the eyes of all this world, a nasty, disgusting fly—more intelligent, more highly developed, more refined in feeling than any of them, of course—but a fly that was continually making way for everyone, insulted and injured by everyone.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (73% in)
  • "What if she comes," I thought incessantly, "well, it doesn't matter, let her come!
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (27% in)

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