kept perpetually

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  • They, however, kept perpetually returning, like travellers who come home after an absence. Cited from Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology, by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  • He observed that every person in the theatre carried a long black glass, which he kept perpetually fixed to his eye. Cited from The Voyage of Captain Popanilla, by Disraeli
  • It was impossible to tell what he would do or say next, and you were kept perpetually on the alert. Cited from The Magician, by Somerset Maugham
  • It is a very difficult thing for a free people to maintain its free, constitution if it has to keep perpetually fighting for its life. Cited from American Political Ideas, by John Fiske
  • In front of the figure a small lamp was kept perpetually burning. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • From the time the church was built on the spot, a lamp is kept perpetually burning.
  • He was an empty fribbler, who kept perpetually laughing about nothing at all. Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • One they could not or would not overlook, and to it throughout all this last examination they kept perpetually referring. Cited from In the Claws of the German Eagle, by Albert Rhys Williams
  • You acknowledge that he offers you gems of pure truth; why do you keep perpetually scrutinising them for flaws? Cited from Life of Charlotte Bronte, V2, by E. C. Gaskell
  • He was especially annoyed by Madame Belenitsine, who kept perpetually staring at him through her eye-glass. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • The oil lamp lit by him is kept perpetually burning.
  • Some of these go quite naked, or have only the skin of a leopard thrown over them, and keep perpetually standing with their faces to the sun. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 1, by Robert Kerr
  • The army was kept perpetually mobilised in case of sudden attack, occasioning a huge increase in taxation.
  • The voices rose in the night, kept perpetually at a high, fierce pitch, like voices of men in a frenzy. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • The holy fire was deposited in a hallowed part of the house, or in a sacred building, and kept perpetually burning. Cited from Sakoontala or The Lost Ring, by Kalidasa
  • It requires only moderate watering and should not be kept perpetually damp.
  • When the wind was in the direction of my house a fine black snow kept perpetually falling, and covered the roofs and courtyards with these ashes of dead thoughts. Cited from Impressions of a War Correspondent, by George Lynch
  • The marvels of necromancy and magic had been kept perpetually before it. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • It kept perpetually coming up in Paris, in the transpontine world, that, as the phrase was, America had grown more interesting since they left. Cited from Some Short Stories, by Henry James
  • This is the one perpetual ordinance of the Christian church, and this is commanded to be kept perpetually. Cited from The Christian Life, by Thomas Arnold
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