PERSEVERANCE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PERSEVERANCE
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perseverance
 n.  endurance; steady persistence in adhering to a course of action
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
2  With indomitable patience and perseverance, Jefferson Hope possessed also a power of sustained vindictiveness, which he may have learned from the Indians amongst whom he had lived.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
3  At last his perseverance was rewarded.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  Some resentment did arise at a perseverance so selfish and ungenerous.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
5  A little further perseverance in patience and forced cheerfulness on Anne's side produced nearly a cure on Mary's.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  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
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
7  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
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
8  Beppo did not despair, and he conducted his search with considerable ingenuity and perseverance.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
9  An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
10  I was ready to work at night as well as day, and by the most untiring perseverance and industry, I made enough to meet my expenses, and lay up a little money every week.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
11  I was relieved from it by the humane hand of Mr. David Ruggles, whose vigilance, kindness, and perseverance, I shall never forget.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  It took no inconsiderable perseverance to arouse the inmates; but at last the respectable proprietor appeared, and undid the door.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
13  The speaker whom he addressed was our sometime friend Marks, who, with that valuable perseverance which characterized him, had come on to Sandusky, seeking whom he might devour.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
14  Paul Ivanovitch," he said, "I know that you possess will-power, and that you possess also perseverance.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
15  I refer to the strength of an iron perseverance.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  We must repeat a thousand and one times that perseverance is the only road to success.
2  Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.
3  All success comes from tireless effort and pursuit, and all happiness comes from daily struggle and perseverance.
4  The only way to improve is through hard work and dogged perseverance.
5  The achievement of one's purpose depends largely on one's perseverance.
6  I honor endurance, perseverance, industry, talent; because these are the means by which men achieve great ends and mount to lofty eminence.
7  You'll need to persevere if you want the business to succeed.
8  Just persevere, knowledge, finally discovered the secret.
9  It can be tricky at first, but persevere.
10  The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
11  It is the nature of every man to err, but only the fool perseveres in the error.
12  It looks as if the policy will be a success, providing that the government perseveres and does not give in to its critics.