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- But my mother, frightened as she was, would not consent to take a fraction more than was due to her and was obstinately unwilling to be content with less.Chapter 4 — The Sea-chest (82% in)
obstinately = stubbornly unyielding to other's wishes
- Well, now that I had found the boat, you would have thought I had had enough of truantry for once, but in the meantime I had taken another notion and become so obstinately fond of it that I would have carried it out, I believe, in the teeth of Captain Smollett himself.Chapter 22 — How My Sea Adventure Began (85% in)
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