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This unreasoning, feminine obstinacy so wrought upon him that he permitted himself a smile and a lapse into irony and banter.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
You fancied, perhaps, I would stand haggling with you all night, and yield at last to your obstinacy.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
A glorious vision, in which the prophet's lips are cleansed: he foretelleth the obstinacy of the Jews.
She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.
He reproaches the Jews for their obstinacy: he will deliver them out of their captivity, for his own name's sake.
The contest was continued with great obstinacy till nightfall, when the rebels retired.
After his recent exasperation he longed to ease his heart of a sketch, but obstinacy held him back.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The difficulties encountered in performing this task arose from the obstinacy of the Dutch monarch.
He therefore belaboured him till his sullen obstinacy gave way to a roar for mercy, and promises never so to offend again.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
And Thyrsis, in great distress of soul, explained that he did not mean it that way—he apologized abjectly for his obstinacy.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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