* * * * * The gas-lamps were lighted; Mrs. Bedwin was waiting anxiously at the open door; the servant had run up the street twenty times to see if there were any traces of Oliver; and still the two old gentlemen sat, perseveringly, in the dark parlour, with the watch between them.
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We will persevere through these difficult times. Better days are ahead.
Despite an injured ankle, she persevered in overtime to help her team win.