Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • His Piano Concerto No 5, with Denis Matsuev as the athletic soloist, culminates in a moto perpetuo very like Shostakovich and Prokofiev but not, as a programme note struggled to play down, quite as enthralling as either.

    Tristan und Isolde; LSO/Gergiev

  • And the concluding "Moto perpetuo" provided a mesmerizing display of speed and technical finish.

    Cellist Alisa Weilerstein at Sixth & I Synagogue

  • Illa perpetuo nihil audiat nisi, mea lux: ille vicissim nihil nisi anime mi: atque huic jucunditati ne senectus detrahat, imo potius aliquid adaugeat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Cogitatio Venereorum me torquet perpetuo, et quam facto implere non licuit, aut fecisse potentem puduit, cogitatione assidua mentitus sum voluptatem.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Est enim infera, &c. Ergo sic perpetuo afflictati vitam oderunt, se praecipitant, his malis carituri aut interficiunt se, aut tale quid committunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We must not therefore hope to have all things answer our own expectation, to have a continuance of good success and fortunes, Fortuna nunquam perpetuo est bona.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ad occasum solis aegre domum rediens, atque totum die ex adverso deae sedens recto, in ipsam perpetuo oculorum ictus direxit, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Leucippe mihi perpetuo in oculis, et animo versatur, I see and meditate of nought but Leucippe.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sicut viatores si ad saxum impegerint, aut nautae, memores sui casus, non ista modo quae offendunt, sed et similia horrent perpetuo et tremunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Omnes perpetuo morbo agitantur, suspicatur omnes timidus sibique ob aurum insidiari putat, nunquam quiescens, Plin.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.