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constant
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

5 uses
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Definition
unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • It was Dairyman Crick's rule to insist on breaking down these partialities and aversions by constant interchange, since otherwise, in the event of a milkman or maid going away from the dairy, he was placed in a difficulty.
    3 — The Rally (41% in)
  • Day after day they met—somewhat less constantly than before; and thus two or three weeks went by.
    4 — The Consequence (39% in)
  • He had a permanent running wound on the outside of his right leg, originated by the constant bruisings of aristocratic carriage-poles during the many years that he had been in regular employ at the King's Arms, Casterbridge.
    4 — The Consequence (81% in)
  • You once said that I was apt to win men against their better judgement; and if I am constantly before your eyes I may cause you to change your plans in opposition to your reason and wish; and afterwards your repentance and my sorrow will be terrible.
    5 — The Woman Pays (23% in)
  • Although Tess had not heard the beginning of the address, she learnt what the text had been from its constant iteration— "O foolish galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?"
    5 — The Woman Pays (99% in)

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