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The Age of Innocence
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  • Such questions, at such an hour, were bound to drift through his mind; but he was conscious that their uncomfortable persistence and precision were due to the inopportune arrival of the Countess Olenska.

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  • The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
    Napoleon Hill
  • The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.
    Albert Ellis

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