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dogged
used in Oliver Twist

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dogged determination
Definition
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • 'When I says I will, I means I will,' replied Mr. Gamfield doggedly.
    Chapter 3 — Relates How Oliver Twist was Very Near Getting a Palce.... (79% in)
  • He went on doggedly; but as he left the town behind him, and plunged into the solitude and darkness of the road, he felt a dread and awe creeping upon him which shook him to the core.
    Chapter 48 — The Flight of Sikes (56% in)

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  • 'What has the name to do with it?' asked the other, after contemplating, half in silence, and half in dogged wonder, the agitation of his companion.
    Chapter 49 — Monks and Mr. Brownlow at Length Meet. Their Conversation.... (23% in)
  • Upon it, in lieu of the dogged, black-visaged ruffian they had expected to behold, there lay a mere child: worn with pain and exhaustion, and sunk into a deep sleep.
    Chapter 30 — Relates What oliver's New Visitors Thought of Him (6% in)
  • ...have been obvious to the lynx-eyed Fagin, who would most probably have taken the alarm at once; but Mr. Sikes lacking the niceties of discrimination, and being troubled with no more subtle misgivings than those which resolve themselves into a dogged roughness of behaviour towards everybody; and being, furthermore, in an unusually amiable condition, as has been already observed; saw nothing unusual in her demeanor, and indeed, troubled himself so little about her, that, had her...
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (71% in)

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