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It imposes selective burdens on men, reinforces the notion that women are not full and equal citizens, and perpetuates stereotypes about men’s and women’s capabilities.
It is a very laudable spirit on the part of a dying man to wish to—ah—perpetuate these old English names.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
I think this is a wicked, wicked war, waged to perpetuate slavery and to destroy the Union.
By perpetrating an act of injustice, which would perpetuate agitation.
What he wanted was to gain time, and perpetuate the war, even though waging an unequal contest.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
That the animals selected for breed, should unite in themselves all the good qualities we wish to perpetuate in the offspring.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
And does the granting of a charter, which is only done to perpetuate the trust in a more convenient manner, make any difference?
Many phenomena have a direct tendency to perpetuate their own existence, or to give rise to other phenomena similar to themselves.
The aristocratic party in Rome, by keeping control of the office of censor, was able to perpetuate their majority in the Senate.
He taught the people to follow a leader, but he could not perpetuate a descent of leaders like himself.

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