obstinacy


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Troy's answer--the living picture of human obstinacy in its most respectable form.
if they did that again they would pay for their obstinacy with their
The patience of Julian was firm enough to be a match for the obstinacy of Horace.
It was an important sum, therefore, which the captain risked in his invincible obstinacy.
When I remembered that this man had had the audacity to complain of our gardener's obstinacy, my tongue itched to "go on" in other words than my mistress's.
All the obstinacy and defiance of his nature, driven out of their old channel, found a vent for themselves in the immediate formation of plans by which he would meet his difficulties, and remain Mr.
The pride and obstinacy of millers and other insignificant people, whom you pass unnoticingly on the road every day, have their tragedy too; but it is of that unwept, hidden sort that goes on from generation to generation, and leaves no record,--such tragedy, perhaps, as lies in the conflicts of young souls, hungry for joy, under a lot made suddenly hard to them, under the dreariness of a home where the morning brings no promise with it, and where the unexpectant discontent of worn and disappointed parents weighs on the children like a damp, thick air, in which all the functions of life are depressed; or such tragedy as lies in the slow or sudden death that follows on a bruised passion, though it may be a death that finds only a parish funeral.
Why do I therefore detect a degree of obstinacy with the stance the panel is seemingly taking?
The Future bloc is the one encumbering the work of the cabinet and parliament, as well as hindering the election of a new Lebanese President through its obstinacy and refusal of national partnership," Nicholas told Al- Mada radio station.
In this context, it was agreed to instruct the foreign ministers of these countries to coordinate the measures aimed at facing Israel's intransigence and its obstinacy in continuing its flagrant violations of the resolutions of international legality, the statement concluded.
Islamabad -- The talks between National Security Advisers of Pakistan and India, scheduled to be held on Sunday, have been cancelled because of traditional obstinacy of New Delhi, Pakistan foreign office said.
The Kingdom of Bahrain hails the huge efforts and qualitative steps taken by President Mahmoud Abbas of the brotherly Palestinian State, who, despite the substantial difficulties and Israel's obstinacy, remained committed to transparent negotiations and legitimate means in his struggle to restore the Palestinian people's full rights, decide on Palestine's destiny and establish the Palestinian independent State.
It was a very moving article that beautifully depicted the situation in Syria and the agony of those people who have been rendered homeless due to Assad's obstinacy.
The battle is over and only selfinterest and obstinacy can pretend otherwise.
He also voiced concern over developments related to Jerusalem with the stalemate in the peace process due to Israeli obstinacy.