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  • You must have been astonished at the perpetually increasing magnificence of the last seven books. Cited from Percy Bysshe Shelley,By John Addington Symonds
  • So used it accumulates perpetually increasing evidence of its truth, and if we except two great classes of facts, we never find any instance of its failure. Cited from Relations Between Religion and Science, Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
  • England is a country of perpetually increasing prosperity and active enterprise; but, for that very reason, nothing is allowed to remain till it gets old. Cited from The Poetry of Architecture, by John Ruskin
  • Doubtless the pain had acted upon his nervous system, and was accountable for his present and perpetually increasing anxiety. Cited from Flames, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • In this country, municipal bodies, state governments, and even the Federal Government, are in this way perpetually increasing the number of those directly in their employ. Cited from The Trade Union Woman, by Alice Henry
  • His neck, always short, grew shorter and finally disappeared; and his crisp, pink face had the air of one who finds breathing a perpetually increasing difficulty. Cited from Boy Woodburn, by Alfred Ollivant
  • The last was a state of distress perpetually increasing, the other was one which did not sensibly diminish -- no, not for a long period of months. Cited from The Opium Habit, by Horace B. Day
  • The lower orders are ignorant, from want of means of instruction; the higher, from indolence and perpetually increasing incapacity. Cited from The Ladies' Vase, by An American Lady
  • And the number of these persons is perpetually increasing; enlarged and dispassionate views of the nature of man and the laws of the universe are rapidly spreading in the world. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • And to this is to be added the evidence of scientific prediction, the range of which is perpetually increasing, and which would be obviously impossible if Nature were not uniform. Cited from Relations Between Religion and Science, Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
  • As the Spaniards seemed to be perpetually increasing the number of these gun-boats and armed launches, the British commander in chief thought it necessary to give them a timely check. Cited from Life of Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by James Harrison
  • And a perpetually increasing number of phenomena are brought under this head, and are shown to be, not the immediate results of self-originating action, but the more or less remote results of derivative action governed by laws. Cited from Relations Between Religion and Science, Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
  • And, as he could not sustain an heroic character throughout, so neither could he construct a perfect plot, in which the interest should be perpetually increasing, and the curiosity of the spectator kept alive and in suspense to the last moment. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • Life was still full of vivid interest; but books were more than ever a second world to him, and, like Virgil, he was returning with a perpetually increasing absorption to the Greek philosophies, which had been the earliest passion of his youth. Cited from Latin Literature, by J. W. Mackail
  • The earth is the great labour-savings' bank, and the value to man of all other machines is in the direct ratio of their tendency to aid him in increasing his deposites in that only bank whose dividends are perpetually increasing, while its capital is perpetually doubling. Cited from The Slave Trade, Domestic And Foreign, By H. Carey
  • So too Science gives promises; it promises, to the race rather than to the individual, life on easier conditions, and of greater length; fewer pains, fewer diseases; perpetually increasing comforts; perpetually increasing power over nature. Cited from Relations Between Religion and Science, Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
  • Who, as he contemplates the perpetually increasing joy and brightening exaltation of a soul restored to the image of God, becoming through unnumbered years more and more assimilated to its glorious Head, would not participate in a work so transporting in its results? Cited from The Faithful Steward, by Sereno D. Clark
  • Thus we travelled on four days with malevolence perpetually increasing, and without any endeavour but to outvie each other in superciliousness and neglect; and when any two of us could separate ourselves for a moment we vented our indignation at the sauciness of the rest. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes, Vol. IV, by Samuel Johnson
  • Their commander lost no time in forming their serried ranks into a phalanx of lancers, few indeed at first, but perpetually increasing as ship after ship of the little flotilla ran ashore, or, having more deliberately moored their barks, landed their men, and joined their companions. Cited from The Waverley Novels, Vol. XII, by W. Scott
  • In countries of political equality and economical inequality the capitalist regime, the faulty distribution of wealth, at once restrains and precipitates the birth-rate by perpetually increasing the wrongful apportionment of means. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
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