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He swore in his heart that he would not fail in this if human effort and human perseverance could render him successful.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We continued our systematic survey of the edge of the sodden portion of the moor, and soon our perseverance was gloriously rewarded.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was one of the irons I began to heat immediately, and one of the irons I kept hot, and hammered at, with a perseverance I may honestly admire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I only know that I found myself, with a perseverance worthy of a much better cause, making the most strenuous exertions to compress it within those limits.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
My courage and perseverance were invigorated by these scoffing words; I resolved not to fail in my purpose, and calling on heaven to support me, I continued with unabated fervour to traverse immense deserts, until the ocean appeared at a distance and formed the utmost boundary of the horizon.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
By dint of labor, of perseverance, of attention, and of buckets of water, he had succeeded in creating after the Creator, and he had invented certain tulips and certain dahlias which seemed to have been forgotten by nature.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
But she had more than fears of her own perseverance to remove: she had begun to feel undecided as to what she ought to do; and as she walked round the room her doubts were increasing.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Bennet, with more perseverance than politeness, protested he must be entirely mistaken; and Lydia, always unguarded and often uncivil, boisterously exclaimed:.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
This same person, with almost incredible patience and perseverance, had contrived to provide himself with tools requisite for so unparalleled an attempt.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The city, notwithstanding the incredible perseverance of its mayor, had attempted a sort of mutiny for a surrender; the mayor had hanged the mutineers.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or perseverance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context