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perseverance
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Wuthering Heights
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  • I do myself the honour of calling as soon as possible after my arrival, to express the hope that I have not inconvenienced you by my perseverance in soliciting the occupation of Thrushcross Grange: I heard yesterday you had had some thoughts — ’
  • An oath, and a threat to set Throttler on me if I did not ’frame off’ rewarded my perseverance.
  • I held no communication with him: still, I was conscious of his design to enter, if he could; and on the Tuesday, a little after dark, when my master, from sheer fatigue, had been compelled to retire a couple of hours, I went and opened one of the windows; moved by his perseverance to give him a chance of bestowing on the faded image of his idol one final adieu.

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  • Her perseverance was finally rewarded.
  • . . . let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real

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