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used in The Age of Innocence

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to continue — often despite difficulty
  • Beaufort's fortune was substantial enough to stand the strain; and yet the disquieting rumours persisted, not only in Fifth Avenue but in Wall Street.
    Chapter 21 (39% in)
  • He felt that Miss Blenker was losing interest in him, though her smile persisted.
    Chapter 22 (96% in)

There are no more uses of "persist" in The Age of Innocence.

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