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perseverance
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
continued effort to achieve something despite difficulties
  • Kindly, as usual — and, as usual, rather trite — she condoled with him on the pressure of business he had had all day; on the annoyance it must have been to him with that painful sprain: then she commended his patience and perseverance in going through with it.
    Chapter 13 (28% in)
  • I was surly; but the thing would not go: it stood by me with strange perseverance, and looked and spoke with a sort of authority.
    Chapter 27 (63% in)
  • I honour endurance, perseverance, industry, talent; because these are the means by which men achieve great ends and mount to lofty eminence.
    Chapter 32 (89% in)
  • "Well, then," he said, "I yield; if not to your earnestness, to your perseverance: as stone is worn by continual dropping.
    Chapter 33 (59% in)

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