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Indeed, I am not sure that I succeeded after all; though wearied with his so pertinaciously returning to the same point and repeating the same arguments over and over again, forcing me to reiterate the same replies, I at length turned short and sharp upon him, and my last words were, - 'I tell you plainly, that it cannot be.
I had with me a guide who knew the country far too well; for he would pertinaciously tell me endless Indian names for every little point, rivulet, and creek.
He was very careful of his valise and umbrella, bringing them in with his own hands, and resisting, pertinaciously, all offers from the various servants to relieve him of them.
Even when dislodged, he still kept the letter in his mouth; and on my endeavouring to take it from him, at the imminent risk of being bitten, he kept it between his teeth so pertinaciously as to suffer himself to be held suspended in the air by means of the document.
And still as Ahab glided over the waves the unpitying sharks accompanied him; and so pertinaciously stuck to the boat; and so continually bit at the plying oars, that the blades became jagged and crunched, and left small splinters in the sea, at almost every dip.
And somewhat relieved by this idea(which I failed not to execute that day), I ventured once more to meet my master's and lover's eye, which most pertinaciously sought mine, though I averted both face and gaze.
The Whig theory of government is that Kings exist for the people, and not the people for Kings; that the right of a King is divine in no other sense than that in which the right of a member of Parliament, of a judge, of a juryman, of a mayor, of a headborough, is divine; that, while the chief magistrate governs according to law, he ought to be obeyed and reverenced; that, when he violates the law, he ought to be withstood; and that, when he violates the law grossly, systematically, and pertinaciously, he ought to be deposed.
As a nation, we are shouting with pertinaciously to whole world that we will continue to wave our flag which, take it color from your blood, with proud.
The final chapter looks at Farfetched Fables, Shaw's last completed play and in many ways a precis of Back to Methuselah that reasserts how, despite the sickening exposure of Nazi camps after the war and increasing indications of Gulag atrocities, the playwright pertinaciously adhered to his faith in a triumph of the will, in a utopia engineered by supermen and maintained through conscientious pruning of the wayward.
8221; That same philosophy continues to be pertinaciously followed by Guberman-PMC, LLC, which enjoyed phenomenal growth last year catapulting the company and its founder Daryl Guberman into national prominence in the quality arena.
manifesting but little deference for his fellows, impatient of restraint or advice when it conflicts with his desires, at times pertinaciously obstinate, yet capricious and vacillating, devising many plans for future operations, which are no sooner arranged than they are abandoned in turn for others appearing more feasible.
43) He further decreed that anyone who pertinaciously rejects such a proposition and who does not make a retractation after being admonished by the apostolic see or the ordinary is to be punished with a just penalty.
known by the name of Ghaists, still continue pertinaciously to
His Practice came by his Profession, and his Preaching (as he pretended) by Revelation: For he would take a Text in his sleep, and deliver a good Sermon upon it, and though his Auditory were willing to silence him, by pulling, haling, and pinching, yet would he pertinaciously persist to the end, and sleep still.
For instance, the Council of Vienna condemned the taking of interest on money in very strong language: "If anyone should fall into that error of pertinaciously presuming to affirm that interest taking is not a sin, we declare that he should be punished as a heretic".