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steadfast
used in David Copperfield

11 uses
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Definition firmly consistent — especially in loyalty
  • She looked very steadfastly at Mr. Peggotty when he stood before her; and he looked quite as steadfastly at her.
    Chapters 31-33 (50% in)
  • I am not about to be hipped again, David; but I tell you, my good fellow, once more, that it would have been well for me (and for more than me) if I had had a steadfast and judicious father!'
    Chapters 22-24 (9% in)
  • She looked very steadfastly at Mr. Peggotty when he stood before her; and he looked quite as steadfastly at her.
    Chapters 31-33 (50% in)
  • He was greyer, the lines in his face and forehead were deeper, and he had every appearance of having toiled and wandered through all varieties of weather; but he looked very strong, and like a man upheld by steadfastness of purpose, whom nothing could tire out.
    Chapters 40-42 (5% in)
  • The Doctor looked on her, henceforth, as steadfastly as she on him.
    Chapters 43-45 (90% in)
  • I afterwards meant — steadfastly meant, and purposed to myself — to bear the whole weight of knowing the unworthiness of one to whom you had been so good.
    Chapters 43-45 (96% in)
  • 'My niece, Em'ly, is alive, sir!' he said, steadfastly.
    Chapters 46-48 (30% in)
  • She continued steadfast.
    Chapters 46-48 (58% in)
  • All his journeys were ruggedly performed; for he was always steadfast in a purpose of saving money for Emily's sake, when she should be found.
    Chapters 49-51 (33% in)
  • I could not eat, I could not sit still, I could not continue steadfast to anything.
    Chapters 55-57 (22% in)
  • She looked so steadfastly at me: with a kind of doubt, or pity, or suspense in her affection: that I summoned the stronger determination to show her a perfectly cheerful face.
    Chapters 61-62 (72% in)

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