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Ulysses
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  • His eyes beating looked steadfastly at cream curves of stone.
  • Steadfast John replied severe: —The doctor can tell us what those words mean.
  • —They are sundered by a bodily shame so steadfast that the criminal annals of the world, stained with all other incests and bestialities, hardly record its breach.
  • At last they were left alone without the others to pry and pass remarks and she knew he could be trusted to the death, steadfast, a sterling man, a man of inflexible honour to his fingertips.
  • …the convivial atmosphere of Socratic discussion, while to right and left of him were accommodated the flippant prognosticator, fresh from the hippodrome, and that vigilant wanderer, soiled by the dust of travel and combat and stained by the mire of an indelible dishonour, but from whose steadfast and constant heart no lure or peril or threat or degradation could ever efface the image of that voluptuous loveliness which the inspired pencil of Lafayette has limned for ages yet to come.

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  • But then, that’s who Helene is: Her faith is steadfast.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Moving apace with the river was a long single-file line of men, eyes aimed at their feet, shoulders tense, walking steadfastly nowhere.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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