I have often heard Pericles speak of his childish obstinacy and perseverance.
I sincerely wish you, sir, the success your perseverance so well deserves.
But in his heart, I am sure, he was relieved by my perseverance in the project.
As to that wretch's perseverance, those only, who know not the man, will wonder at it.
With a little industry and perseverance wonders might ...