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used in Lonesome Dove

5 uses
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continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • Gus seemed unaware that one of the more persistent topics of dispute on the Texas range was whether his voice was louder than Shanghai Pierce's.
    Chapters 3-4 (93% in)
  • The question of marriage, about which Deets felt so free to chuckle, was a persistent one.
    Chapters 11-12 (62% in)
  • Gus, who had been married twice and who whored whenever he could find a whore, was the main reason it was so persistent.
    Chapters 11-12 (62% in)
  • Even more persistent than the thought of her reading the Psalms was another memory.
    Chapters 11-12 (70% in)
  • Women are persistent creatures, and will try to nail you down.
    Chapters 93-94 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "persistent" in Lonesome Dove.

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