Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
We know that she had much quiet perseverance in her opinion.
She was now enough aware of Sir James’s position with regard to her, to appreciate the rectitude of his perseverance in a landlord’s duty, to which he had at first been urged by a lover’s complaisance, and her pleasure in it was great enough to count for something even in her present happiness.
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Her perseverance was finally rewarded.
. . . let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.