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All Quiet on the Western Front
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persist
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All Quiet on the Western Front
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  • By evening the voice dwindles to a croaking. But it persists still through the whole night.
  • "I don’t care about the stew, but I can only issue rations for eighty men," persisted Ginger.
  • "Well, but if—" persists Miller, "what would you do?"
  • "Then you’d better find him," he persists.
  • They cannot persist without solace, without illusion, they are disordered before the naked picture of despair.
  • "Who are they then?" persists Tjaden.

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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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