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Whatever I did, that idea would bother me: it was so tiresomely pertinacious that I resolved on requesting leave to go to Wuthering Heights, and assist in the last duties to the dead.
There was something in the moody and dogged silence of this pertinacious companion that was mysterious and appalling.
Here be it said, that this pertinacious pursuit of one particular whale, continued through day into night, and through night into day, is a thing by no means unprecedented in the South sea fishery.
Her voice was as usual, pertinacious, unfeeling, with a slight plaint in it; terrible in its unchanged purpose.
Her pertinacious spirit and praiseworthy skills have won her numerous accolades.
Led by the cleverly named Roy Orbison, who exits a good third last week over 1400m, the ADSB Trophy also features the debut of promising Doug Watson trainee Big Brown Bear, a son of Tiznow and half-brother to four winners from five starters, as well as the return of well-regarded De Kock trainee Pertinacious, who returns to the dirt after a grass try that went awry on Jan.
Pertinacious 3c Smart Strike - Runaway Rosie Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum 2-RPR 72 He'll be flying the flag for us this year in the three-year-old races.
Accused of denying core Catholic doctrines such as transubstantiation, eternal damnation, the Trinity, and the virginity of Mary, he was condemned for "obstinate and pertinacious heresy.
For example, Dental Assistant Jennifer was very pertinacious in getting her coronal polishing/sealant certification and was very effusive when she received it.
It is this fundamental sense of the value and inviolability of the human person which makes the church pertinacious in its insistence that the Duterte administration should desist from giving its operatives the license to kill.
CAIRO, May 28 (KUNA) -- The Arab League Council on Saturday commended pertinacious efforts by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to facilitate the ongoing UN-backed Yemeni peace talks in Kuwait.
Besides, the pertinacious show of force proved counterproductive for Pyongyang's sake.
KW: David Roth asks: As a longstanding activist against injustice, would you mind commenting on what I am just now coming to appreciate as an entrenched, structural, institutionalized and seemingly pertinacious racism in America--a bias built into our financial institutions [unequal access to capital], our political system [as reflected in the voting rights struggle], our criminal injustice system, our public school system, etcetera.
In an article published in British daily "The Daily Telegraph" Monday, Prince Mohammed raised several pertinacious questions that need to be addressed by the two countries.
It was a departure for Boyle, and now the pendulum swings back to high-adrenaline zaniness and pertinacious, destructive misfits.