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persevere
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
to keep working at something — especially despite difficulties
  • ...in your nature, Hamlet, To give these mourning duties to your father; But, you must know, your father lost a father; That father lost, lost his; and the survivor bound, In filial obligation, for some term To do obsequious sorrow: but to persevere In obstinate condolement is a course Of impious stubbornness; 'tis unmanly grief; It shows a will most incorrect to heaven; A heart unfortified, a mind impatient; An understanding simple and unschool'd; For what we know must be, and is as...
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Elsinore (a room of state in the castle) (36% in)

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