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used in Antigone

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Definition stubbornly not doing what others want
  • No fool, the saw goes, like the obstinate fool.
obstinate = stubbornly unyielding to other's wishes

(editor's note:  saw is a way of saying familiar saying)
  • To yield is grievous, but the obstinate soul That fights with Fate, is smitten grievously.

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