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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • As the service proceeded, the clergyman drew such pictures of the graces, the winning ways, and the rare promise of the lost lads that every soul there, thinking he recognized these pictures, felt a pang in remembering that he had persistently blinded himself to them always before, and had as persistently seen only faults and flaws in the poor boys.
  • As the service proceeded, the clergyman drew such pictures of the graces, the winning ways, and the rare promise of the lost lads that every soul there, thinking he recognized these pictures, felt a pang in remembering that he had ... persistently seen only faults and flaws in the poor boys.

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  • She has a persistent cough.
  • It is the kind of problem that can be solved if we are persistent in our efforts.

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