Kiera's mate hadn't counted on an obstinate bride.
"Arthur asked me to marry him," Ethel pronounced as Dean struggled with an obstinate bra snap.
He was incapable, obstinate and perfectly selfish.
He began by defeating Ali Pasha, and then penetrated into Bosnia, and captured the newly built fortress of Jajce after a long and obstinate defence (Dec. 1463).
He also attempted to form an alliance with Lafayette, but the general was as vain and as obstinate as Mirabeau himself, and had his own theories about a new French constitution.
Eighteen years later, in 1638, it was besieged by Sultan Murad IV., with an army of 300,000 men and, after an obstinate resistance, forced to surrender, when, in defiance of the terms of capitulation, most of the inhabitants were massacred.
Protests came in from every quarter and a dangerous rebellion broke out in Transylvania; but opposition only made Joseph more obstinate, and he endeavoured to anticipate any further resistance by abolishing the ancient county assemblies and dividing the kingdom into two districts administered by German officials.
The firing drew other troops towards the critical point, and very shortly the wood of Maslowed became the scene of one of the most obstinate conflicts in military history.
When the Czechs refused this request the Germans responded with more obstinate obstruction.
He came boldly to the front in the middle of December as the champion of Saxony; and, as Russia and Prussia were still obstinate, Metternich and Castlereagh demanded the admission of France to the secret council.
A very obstinate and bloody two days' battle ended in Bragg's retirement towards Chattanooga.
In medicine it is frequently employed as a hydragogue purgative, specially valuable in febrile diseases, in congestion of the portal system, and in the obstinate constipation of painters' colic. In the last case it is combined with potassium iodide, the two salts being exceedingly effective in causing the elimination of lead from the system.
An obstinate rebellion against the will of God is will lead to damnation.
Charlie, a delightful little gray mouse is shy, impulsive and sometimes obstinate.
He showed an obstinate refusal to admit that things were bad.
He was an obstinate man, clinging to a guitar twanging Christianity in the face of public opinion.
His obstinate resistance came to an end.
No one was ever so ready for argument and, I must add, so obstinate and lovable.
Rev. Guest is remembered by the people of New Bradwell as a very obstinate man, a man who was ahead of his time.
The "friends of the BWC" have proved themselves a tenacious, even obstinate, bunch of people.
The cheap prices of commodities are the heavy artillery with which it forces the Barbarians' intensely obstinate hatred of foreigners to capitulate.
They were quite obstinate in their opinions and sneered at my "naïvety" in accepting your suggestions.
But fortunately for us both, I am a little stronger, and quite as obstinate when I set out.