1 Here be it said, that this pertinacious pursuit of one particular whale, continued through day into night, and through night into day, is a thing by no means unprecedented in the South sea fishery.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
2 He was very careful of his valise and umbrella, bringing them in with his own hands, and resisting, pertinaciously, all offers from the various servants to relieve him of them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XI
3 Chloe had pertinaciously insisted that the very bills in which her wages had been paid should be preserved, to show her husband, in memorial of her capability.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XLIV