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used in Jane Eyre

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stubbornly unyielding
  • And somewhat relieved by this idea (which I failed not to execute that day), I ventured once more to meet my master's and lover's eye, which most pertinaciously sought mine, though I averted both face and gaze.
    Chapter 24 (70% in)
  • Why do you remain pertinaciously perched on my knee, when I have given you notice to quit?
    Chapter 37 (71% in)

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