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And he only gave way after Bartek's refractoriness also had been softened by unusual eloquence on Porankiewicz's part.
MORE TALES BY POLISH AUTHORSVARIOUS
Pure clay base is also highly resistant to fire and therefore contributes to the refractoriness of the mass.
THE POTTER'S CRAFTCHARLES F. BINNS
It cannot be doubted that a certain refractoriness to form is a typical feature of the Basque character.
TRAGIC SENSE OF LIFEMIGUEL DE UNAMUNO
Two stumbling-blocks were to be steered clear of:—the scruples of the Jewish converts, and the refractoriness of the Gentiles.
NOT PAUL, BUT JESUSJEREMY BENTHAM
There was only one part of his progress in which Carefinotu showed refractoriness; that was in learning the English language.
GODFREY MORGANJULES VERNE
Here, then, is an element in a renewed life that has a peculiar refractoriness and irresponsiveness.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE PHILIPPIANSROBERT RAINY
Five babies at different stages of refractoriness are sprawling about on this strip of floor; they make noises all the time.
THINGS AS THEY AREAMY WILSON-CARMICHAEL
I considered them, therefore, as beings influenced by the most deplorable obduracy and refractoriness of spirit.
THE DEVIL'S ELIXIRE. T. A. HOFFMANN
The great Potter is not to be blamed because of the refractoriness of the clay.
THE POTTER AND THE CLAYARTHUR F. WINNINGTON INGRAM
Since all resistance is useless, I lay down my arms although after relapses into refractoriness.
LEGENDSAUGUST STRINDBERG
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