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  • adv. in a perdurable manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a perdurable manner; lastingly; everlastingly.


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  • Reason-Principles which are perdurably valid; by these periods it reverts unfailingly, in the measured stages of defined life-duration, to its established character; it is leading the things of this realm to be of one voice and plan with the Supreme.

    The Six Enneads.

  • Of all kinds of nature, human nature is assuredly the best; it is at least the most perdurably interesting.

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

  • As in the days before men spoke to each other across continents, and the medium of cold type had made the event of to-day the history of to-morrow, so these pilgrims talked through the one medium that alone can give a fact the real essence of freshness -- the ever young, the perdurably charming human voice.

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

  • And then he recounted to him all by order the said vision, and from then forthon they were one heart and one soul in our Lord, and commanded that this love should be kept to them that should come after perdurably.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • He had odour of perpetual memory, whereof it is said: He departed all and gave to poor people, and therefore remaineth his droiture perdurably, which he fulfilled with holy works, and hallowed it by his glorious martyrdom.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • For God said: Lest peradventure the first form of man, that is to wit Adam, put forth his hand, and take of the tree of life, and live perdurably, how then shall not she live in heaven perdurably that bare this life which is perdurable and without end?

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And then anon after, she arose up much gladly, and had much great joy of that first battle that she had suffered for the love of Jesu Christ, and from this time forward she ordained herself to serve God perdurably.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • Be thou joyful now thyself, and that thou mayest enjoy perdurably, come with me.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And because all merchants give and take, they give that they have and take that they have not; Jesu Christ in this merchandise gave and took, he took that which in this world aboundeth, that is to wit, to be born to labour and to die, he gave again to us to be born spiritually, to rise and reign perdurably.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 1

  • And for this reason he would descend into hell, that is to understand, into that part of hell where they that were damned were not, the which were dead in their sins, and those same he drew not out of hell, for they be damned perdurably and for ever.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7


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