1 Wellington was tenacious; in that lay his merit, and we are not seeking to lessen it: but the least of his foot-soldiers and of his cavalry would have been as solid as he.
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2 Wellington was rigid; he gave orders that any one caught in the act should be shot; but rapine is tenacious.
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3 The most curious were baffled by her silence and the most tenacious by her obstinacy.
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4 Her affections were not acute, nor was her mind tenacious.
5 He is as brave as a bulldog and as tenacious as a lobster if he gets his claws upon anyone.
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6 "That is a tenacious old grandfather," said Beauchamp.
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7 While earnestly wishing to erase from his mind the trace of my former offence, I had stamped on that tenacious surface another and far deeper impression, I had burnt it in.
8 Though the latter held on tenaciously, her voice lost none of its honeyed firmness and softness.
9 And she deduced the essentials of his wishes quite correctly, and having once arrived at them clung to them tenaciously.
10 Taking a handful of these, she arranged them along the lines of the scarlet letter that decorated the maternal bosom, to which the burrs, as their nature was, tenaciously adhered.
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