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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-PERPETUATING

They were self-perpetuating, and could only be removed by the General Assembly.

The nature of habit is to be assertive, insistent, self-perpetuating.

The system was self-perpetuating, and revolution couldn't change it.

They are all self-perpetuating, yet always passing into new forms.

If the plan makes no provision for bad years, it cannot be self-perpetuating.

The Five, a self-perpetuating body, do what governing is necessary for the entire planet.

He regarded the plan as chimerical, but it has been realized by a self-perpetuating association of Jesuits living at Brussels.

The Maryland School approaches more nearly a state institution, though it is under a self-perpetuating body of trustees.

Beneath the surface of Earth's mild and pleasant culture was a self-perpetuating robot civilization.

Its current development appears to be motivated by a self-perpetuating drive: knowledge for the sake of knowledge.

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