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Sempiternal   Listen
adjective
Sempiternal  adj.  
1.
Of neverending duration; everlasting; endless; having beginning, but no end.
2.
Without beginning or end; eternal.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Sempiternal" Quotes from Famous Books



... through it only the other day, journeying from Sarum to Trowbridge on county business—Wishford, Wylye, Codford, Heytesbury, and so on to Melksham and Westbury—names which to us are symphonies. No change from the sempiternal round of country labour in those quiet hollows, though it is true that you saw soldiers in buff unloading railway trucks, and that the valley was lined with their wooden hutments. Soldiers, indeed, we have known ever since the Norman Conquest; but ...
— In a Green Shade - A Country Commentary • Maurice Hewlett

... parties bear the strictest family resemblance, and I am not aware that an East Anglian banquet offers any exception to the rule. There was the usual country baronet and his wife; there were the usual country parsons and their wives; there was the sempiternal turkey and haunch of venison. Vanitas vanitatum. There is nothing new ...
— Little Classics, Volume 8 (of 18) - Mystery • Various



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