But Mr. Fowler being a persevering man, as a good seaman should be, blockaded the house, and having met you succeeded by certain arguments, metallic or otherwise, in convincing you that your interests were the same as his.
There are no more uses of "persevere" in the book.
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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.