1 The reader will easily believe, that from what I had hear and seen, my keen appetite for perpetuity of life was much abated.
2 It could not be that one conscious of such aptitudes for mastery and enjoyment was doomed to a perpetuity of failure; and her mistakes looked easily reparable in the light of her restored self-confidence.
3 In the second, perpetuity; the sole hope, at the distant extremity of the future, that faint light of liberty which men call death.
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4 And there was the old portrait of Grandma Robillard, with bosoms half bared, hair piled high and nostrils cut so deeply as to give her face a perpetual well-bred sneer.
5 She wanted to be a nun and observe perpetual adoration.
6 His skin was red and rough, as if from perpetual sunburn; he often went away to hot springs to take mud baths.
7 Cutter lived in a state of perpetual warfare with his wife, and yet, apparently, they never thought of separating.
8 There was a perpetual smile in his eyes, which seldom failed to awaken a corresponding cheerfulness in any one who looked into them and listened to his good-humored voice.
9 It came as if self-impelled, driving all before it, a perpetual explosion.
10 They had no money to spend for the pleasure of spending, but there were a few absolutely necessary things, and the buying of these was a perpetual adventure for Ona.
11 For one thing the cold was almost more than the children could bear; and then they, too, were in perpetual peril from rivals who plundered and beat them.
12 His outward life was commonplace and uninteresting; he was just a hotel-porter, and expected to remain one while he lived; but meantime, in the realm of thought, his life was a perpetual adventure.
13 When in Mr. Gardner's employment, I was kept in such a perpetual whirl of excitement, I could think of nothing, scarcely, but my life; and in thinking of my life, I almost forgot my liberty.
14 Then the tune with its feet always on the same spot, became sugared, insipid; bored a hole with its perpetual invocation to perpetual adoration.
15 It was a perpetual estrangement.