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  • It was a disheartening circumstance, but a melancholy fact, that even these readers persisted in wondering.
  • I shall not associate him in our conversation with your intimacy and encouragement; pray do not persist in connecting him with mine.’
  • At first the whelp would not draw any nearer, but persisted in remaining up there by himself.

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  • The child persisted in asking questions despite my obvious desire to be left alone.
  • We expect the conditions to persist into next year.

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