And somewhat relieved by this idea (which I failed not to execute that day), I ventured once more to meet my master’s and lover’s eye, which most pertinaciously sought mine, though I averted both face and gaze.
Why do you remain pertinaciously perched on my knee, when I have given you notice to quit?
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as pertinacious as a bulldog’s mouth
the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics