to be perpetually

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  • All their soldiers seem to be perpetually kept in the best of hard training. Cited from Impressions of a War Correspondent, by George Lynch
  • Only that something seemed to be perpetually drawing her she would not have been moved to make the effort at all. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • To be perpetually in the company of other people irked him beyond belief. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • It had become a necessity of his existence to hear his name on the lips of men, to be perpetually in evidence. Cited from Demos, by George Gissing
  • But I was then too closely bound to the world not to be perpetually reminded of its events. Cited from The Disowned, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 2
  • Harper seemed to be perpetually in and out of the library that morning. Cited from The Summons, by A.E.W. Mason
  • Another likes to be perpetually made much of and pitied, and to have some one always by him. Cited from Notes on Nursing, by Florence Nightingale
  • What clothes they had were second or third-hand garments too large for them, which they seemed to be perpetually in danger of losing altogether. Cited from John Wesley, Jr., by Dan B. Brummitt
  • And after a while it was with these 'new ways of worship and now forms of love' that the mind began to be perpetually occupied. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • The introduction of negroes into the island was to be perpetually free. Cited from The History of Puerto Rico, by R.A. Van Middeldyk
  • As for ourselves, were we not at Moret on purpose to be perpetually running about also? Cited from East of Paris, by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • And therefore they are sorry they are come to themselves again and desire nothing more than this kind of madness, to be perpetually mad. Cited from The Praise of Folly, by Desiderius Erasmus
  • Now this contention is an instance of a tendency against which we are required to be perpetually on our guard. Cited from Relations Between Religion and Science, Frederick, Lord Bishop of Exeter
  • I have to be perpetually on my guard lest that movement, which sweeps everything else along, should hurry me also away. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • It all comes from the English: their climate makes them so dirty that they have to be perpetually washing themselves. Cited from Arms and the Man, by George Bernard Shaw
  • It was tiresome to be perpetually waiting for the return of this word. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v2
  • But it may become a real danger to you to be perpetually dwelling on this one lugubrious topic. Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • By no means; but to be perpetually dissatisfied with these works, while they perpetually fall short of a high and perfect ideal. Cited from Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold, by Matthew Arnold
  • We perceive the person who delivers them, to be perpetually labouring after a meaning, but never reaching it. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • To have others thinking and acting for one merely meant that one had to be perpetually grateful for a lot of well-meant and usually unsatisfactory services. Cited from When William Came, by Saki
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