PERPETUAL's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of perpetual
Definition:
a. everlasting; continuing without interruption
Example:
Nearly 50 Virginia prisoners are being held in perpetual isolation because they refuse to cut their hair.
Sentence in Classic:
Just as in dead bodies worms are engendered by putrefaction, so in the souls of the lost there arises a perpetual remorse from the putrefaction of sin, the sting of conscience, the worm, as Pope Innocent the Third calls it, of the triple sting.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
A broad wheal from an old scar ran right across it from eye to chin, and by its contraction had turned up one side of the upper lip, so that three teeth were exposed in a perpetual snarl.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Then the tune with its feet always on the same spot, became sugared, insipid; bored a hole with its perpetual invocation to perpetual adoration.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
She rubs everything that can be rubbed, until it shines, like her own honest forehead, with perpetual friction.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
In her desire to be matrimonially established, you might suppose her to have passed her short existence in the perpetual contemplation of domestic bliss.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
In the end, the rebels having no leader to advise them, and perceiving too late the error into which they had been betrayed, had to pay the penalty of their rashness by perpetual banishment.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
I used to fancy that life was a positive and perpetual entity, and that by consuming a multitude of live things, no matter how low in the scale of creation, one might indefinitely prolong life.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
There, Margaret, the sun is forever visible, its broad disk just skirting the horizon and diffusing a perpetual splendour.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I should then see the discovery of the longitude, the perpetual motion, the universal medicine, and many other great inventions, brought to the utmost perfection.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Without invalidating anything that we have just said, we believe that a perpetual memory of the tomb is proper for the living.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The perpetual commendations of the lady, either on his handwriting, or on the evenness of his lines, or on the length of his letter, with the perfect unconcern with which her praises were received, formed a curious dialogue, and was exactly in union with her opinion of each.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context