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steadfast
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David Copperfield
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  • She looked very steadfastly at Mr. Peggotty when he stood before her; and he looked quite as steadfastly at her.
  • She looked very steadfastly at Mr. Peggotty when he stood before her; and he looked quite as steadfastly at her.
  • I am not about to be hipped again, David; but I tell you, my good fellow, once more, that it would have been well for me (and for more than me) if I had had a steadfast and judicious father!’
  • He was greyer, the lines in his face and forehead were deeper, and he had every appearance of having toiled and wandered through all varieties of weather; but he looked very strong, and like a man upheld by steadfastness of purpose, whom nothing could tire out.
  • She continued steadfast.
  • The Doctor looked on her, henceforth, as steadfastly as she on him.
  • All his journeys were ruggedly performed; for he was always steadfast in a purpose of saving money for Emily’s sake, when she should be found.
  • I could not eat, I could not sit still, I could not continue steadfast to anything.
  • I afterwards meant — steadfastly meant, and purposed to myself — to bear the whole weight of knowing the unworthiness of one to whom you had been so good.
  • ’My niece, Em’ly, is alive, sir!’ he said, steadfastly.
  • She looked so steadfastly at me: with a kind of doubt, or pity, or suspense in her affection: that I summoned the stronger determination to show her a perfectly cheerful face.

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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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