He should persistently
compromise us in public, and treat us with absolute respect when we are alone.
It gave him something of a shock to find how persistently
his thoughts refused to remain in England.
The relic-hunter battered at these persistently
, and sweated profusely over his work.
He coughed persistently
, and panted for breath; it looked as though he had but a few weeks more to live.
The greater numbers of the Asiatics and their swifter heeling movements gave them the effect of persistently
attacking the Germans.
Then he approached Lazarev (who rolled his eyes and persistently
gazed at his own monarch), looked round at the Emperor Alexander to imply that what he was now doing was done for the sake of his ally, and the small white hand holding the Order touched one of Lazarev's buttons.
It was not more possible to find social isolation in that town than elsewhere, and two people persistently
flirting could by no means escape from "the various entanglements, weights, blows, clashings, motions, by which things severally go on.
After the first week the girls of Patty's Place settled down to a steady grind of study; for this was their last year at Redmond and graduation honors must be fought for persistently
They lied transparently, but persistently
, and when caught in one lie explained it away with half a dozen others.
But Martin could not puzzle out what strange whim animated them to this general acceptance of the things they had persistently
rejected for two years.
She had never forgiven him the chicken-killing episode, and persistently
held to the belief that his intentions were bad.
I remember that the more the perverse lecture theater was warmed the more persistently
it smelled of damp plaster; and that the more brightly it was lighted, the more overgrown and lonesome it looked.
In happier days--when she had persistently
refused to let him speak to her seriously--she would have been ready with a light-hearted reply.
She had no illness to complain of; she shared willingly in the ever-varying succession of amusements offered to strangers by the ingenuity of the liveliest people in the world--but nothing roused her: she remained persistently
dull and weary through it all.
And still, the darker it grew, the more persistently
my portrait led me back to the past, the more vividly the long-lost image of the child Mary showed itself to me in my thoughts.