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persist
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • "Well now, she’s a real interesting little thing," persisted Matthew.
  • "But I’d rather look ridiculous when everybody else does than plain and sensible all by myself," persisted Anne mournfully.
  • Anne persisted in denying that she knew anything about the brooch but Marilla was only the more firmly convinced that she did.
  • She persisted in asserting that she had not taken the brooch.
  • "But we were only in fun," persisted Anne.

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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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