1 Strange how these illusions will persist even in women as hard headed as you are.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI
2 However doubtful she might feel her situation to be, she would rather persist in darkness than owe her enlightenment to Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
3 He asked me if I meant to persist in my resistance.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER X
4 In their presence he could not persist in flying high with the wings of war; they rendered it almost impossible for him to see himself in a heroic light.
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5 I shall not associate him in our conversation with your intimacy and encouragement; pray do not persist in connecting him with mine.
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6 "I do persist, noble sir," answered Rebecca.
7 If they persist in the scheme, they will find something.
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8 'You will not persist in saying that,' rejoined the gentleman, with a voice and emphasis of kindness that might have touched a much harder and more obdurate heart.
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9 The officer did not persist, and retired speedily.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—THE SHOT WHICH MISSES NOTHING AND KILLS NO ONE
10 Now this is the moment to consecrate your existence to the King of kings," said d'Artagnan, "if you persist in offering him a civility.
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11 "You persist in your incredulity, Edmond," continued Faria.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
12 Eurymachus," Penelope answered, "people who persist in eating up the estate of a great chieftain and dishonouring his house must not expect others to think well of them.
13 'You persist in jesting still,' Pavel Petrovitch declared, getting up from his chair.
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14 "That girl that's coming told me she was used to a house where they had a furnace," Zeena persisted with the same monotonous mildness.
15 But the exciting feeling persisted.
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