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- Ignoring their tiresome humming (he likened himself in his imagination to one of the suitors of the Maiden of Mátsaki, unmoved and persistent among the winged vermin), the Savage dug at what was to be his garden.p. 251.7
persistent = continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
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