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Article 26 states that citizens must "uphold righteousness as well as good values and discipline, be responsible for citizens' duties, be accountable to society and the people, and be in harmony, pertinacity and self-reliance".
But Modi is in no position to perceive this threat because of inexorable pertinacity.
I well remember that suggestions arising from this ballad led us into a train of thought wherein there became manifest an opinion of Usher's which I mention not so much on account of its novelty, (for other men have thought thus,) as on account of the pertinacity with which he maintained it.
Unbelievably, when he woke they were still marching past and had been "for 26 hours, a grey army rumbling by with the mystery of fog and the pertinacity of a steam roller.
6) The pertinacity with which Keats strives to align himself with the longstanding media of poetry and the book may be responsible for the lack of sustained commentary on his relation to the larger ecology of contemporaneous means of communication.
Mincoff managed to plod through all of this with the pertinacity of someone who was doing his work in spite of the obstacles on the way.
Both have a nice balance of idealism and practicality, and both fortunately have a sense of humour as well as dogged pertinacity of purpose.
To me the beauty I get is the sight of my students, beginning as raw youth, gradually developing, out of their own energy and pertinacity, into leaders, scientists, authors, professors, doing important work, whether for labor, capitalists, governments, or succeeding generations of students.
They were directed to concrete territorial, political, and financial goals which the pontiffs pursued with indefatigable pertinacity.
Two months later (while Roger Fry's Post-Impressionist exhibition was showing) it reported, under the headline 'The Persecution of the Modernists', that 'The Vatican continues to carry on with characteristic pertinacity its war against Modernism, supplying a useful potted history of this 'war':
In order to be successful, being in this emotional state, determination and pertinacity are required.
Against formidable odds, the manifesto precipitated radical changes in the way films in West Germany were funded and made, and it profoundly changed the equation with respect to the question of who would make them, with an immediacy, a vehemence, and a pertinacity that are truly astonishing.
From his work on love and meaningfulness to the more recent reflections on opera and film, he combines the skeptical pertinacity of the analytic tradition--a hard-nosed demand for clarity--with an open mind and an uncommon ease with the provisional.
Plus, if pertinacity were all it took to defeat love's abandonment, then there'd be far less joy in the world.
This undying elasticity is owing in great measure to the unrelaxing pertinacity with which they cling to the traditions of their race (224).