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used in War and Peace

2 uses
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to continue — often despite difficulty
  • Between three and four o'clock in the afternoon Prince Andrew, who had persisted in his request to Kutuzov, arrived at Grunth and reported himself to Bagration.
    Book Two — 1805 (67% in)
  • What is it?" persisted Natasha with her quick intuition.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (40% in)

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