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Usage examples for permanent

  1. Profession had she none; neither a permanent home, but for twenty years she had wandered hither and thither, in highly independent fashion, turning her hand to whatever seemed to require its cunning. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  2. But when a man learned this secret the need of work must become permanent. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  3. You, yourself, said you were going to be my permanent secretary- no secretary in the world would insist upon doing something she knew to be a great irritation to her employer." – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  4. After all, to accept life is the one art the practice of which is really of permanent use. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  5. But the deep and permanent charm is the consciousness of the infinite worth and consolation of letters. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  6. She had so dreaded a positive and permanent separation, that the delay seemed to her to be hardly an evil. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  7. There she leaned back and looked about her, but with no permanent interest in one thing more than another. – Superseded by May Sinclair
  8. As the disease becomes more advanced, the lameness becomes permanent. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  9. Even after entering West Point his hope, he has said, was to be able, by reason of his education, to get " a permanent position in some respectable college,"- to become Professor Grant, not General Grant. – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  10. This red color is not permanent. – Photographic Reproduction Processes by P.C. Duchochois
  11. But if he was to make a change, he must be assured that it was to be for his permanent good. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  12. Between the ground and the platform, there is no place of permanent rest. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  13. For the sake of job growth, the tax cuts you passed should be permanent. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. Never 'ave a woman permanent; that's my experience. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  15. We refused to pass the law when it proposed to establish a permanent department. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  16. Another timid and good- natured child may make a false step, and be sent off into life with a permanent cloud over him. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  17. The permanent under- secretary at the head of the staff holds, however, an important place. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
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