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- "We think she's gone," Charlie Barnes said, with irritating persistence.Chapters 28-29 (53% in)
- He had no money, and no eloquence with which to persuade Lorena to trust him, but he did have a dogged persistence and was prepared to sit in the Dry Bean all night in hope that his evident need would finally move her.Chapters 3-4 (82% in)
- The boy's skill and persistence with horses pleased him.Chapters 99-100 (64% in)
There are no more uses of "persistence" in Lonesome Dove.
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