"It may be better not to seek the interpretation," persists Eve.
But I trust that the condition can be remedied, if it persists.
I've taught it to Ninian, but he persists in calling it the Bloody Awful, which is low.
It is so called because it persists in growing in places where it is hidden from sight.
The odd thing is, sir, that he persists in sayin' he took the box himself.