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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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unchanging, continuous, or happening repeatedly
  • And now, suddenly, they were here in this bleak territory of the heart, the place to which, lately, they both seemed constantly drawn.
    p. 375.9
  • Since Paul was born, since Phoebe had died, she'd felt the need to keep a constant vigil, as if a second's inattention would open the door for disaster.
    p. 77.9
  • The constant worry about polio—that, in its own strange way, was love.
    p. 99.5
  • The heat rattled all night, and the walls were constantly damp, peeling the paper.
    p. 104.1
  • David often thought that his own life—the difficult choices he had made—would be justified if Paul would only realize his potential, and he lived with the constant, nagging fear that he'd failed his son somehow; that Paul would throw his gifts away.
    p. 193.2
  • Instead, he went into the gallery room and stood in the moonlight with the wet photo in his hands, looking at his house, darkened now, Paul and Norah inside, dreaming their private dreams, moving in their own orbits, their lives constantly shaped by the gravity of the choice he'd made so many years ago.
    p. 203.9
  • "Her heart's fine," Caroline said, thinking of the early years of constant worry over Phoebe's health—all the trips to the doctors and dentists and cardiologists and ear, nose, and throat specialists.
    p. 249.2

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