Pumpkin Green was seen about town, always in the company of ever-expanding Melissa, whom he seemed to adore.
The history of Venice during the next two hundred years is marked externally by the growth of the city, thanks to an ever-expanding trade, both down the Adriatic, which brought the republic into collision with the Dalmatian pirates and led to their final conquest, in 1000, by the doge Pietro Orseolo II., and also on the mainland, where Venice gradually acquired trading rights, partly by imperial diploma, partly by the establishment and the supply of markets on the mainland rivers, the Sile and the Brenta.
Union Chapel, originally founded by evangelical members of the Church of England and Nonconformists acting in harmony, became during Allon's co-pastorate definitely Congregational in principle and fellowship, and exercised an ever-expanding influence.
It is said that modern society has made people literate and this has enabled them to be discerning consumers of an ever-expanding cultural output.
Our ever-expanding hi-tech innovations will increasingly dominate our lives.