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The House of Mirth
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  • She turned from the thought with a little shiver, but it hung on her all the way to the station, and dogged her down the platform with the persistency of Mr. Rosedale himself.
  • With the slow unalterable persistency which she had always felt in him, he was making his way through the dense mass of social antagonisms.
  • She did indeed leave cards in plenty; she kept herself, with a smiling and valiant persistence, well in the eye of her world; nor did she suffer any of those gross rebuffs which sometimes produce a wholesome reaction of contempt in their victim.

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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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