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persistence
used in The Brothers Karamazov

2 uses
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Definition
continuing or repeating behavior — especially in spite of difficulties
  • From the beginning every one noticed Fetyukovitch's persistence on this subject.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (9% in)
  • I must note, by the way, that the prosecutor asked this question whether Fyodor Pavlovitch had really kept back part of Mitya's inheritance with marked persistence of all the witnesses who could be asked it, not excepting Alyosha and Ivan, but he obtained no exact information from any one; all alleged that it was so, but were unable to bring forward any distinct proof.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (8% in)

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