Persevered sentence example

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  • The nation was too proud to accept defeat, and persevered in the unhappy attempt to reverse the fortunes of war.
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  • Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.
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  • The viceroys of Peru still persevered in their attempts to plant a colony in the hypothetical southern continent.
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  • On the archiepiscopal throne Chrysostom still persevered in the practice of monastic simplicity.
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  • His vehement missionary addresses were met by mob violence, but he persevered with undaunted zeal.
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  • Nevertheless, these devoted men persevered in their work.
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  • The Protectionists in 1893 wrecked a treaty of commerce with Germany in the Senate; and Spain subsequently persevered in her protectionist policy.
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  • I wrote timidly, fearfully, but resolutely, urged on by my teacher, who knew that if I persevered, I should find my mental foothold again and get a grip on my faculties.
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  • Although her dreams of pursuing a career in the music industry felt insurmountable, Ava persevered.
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  • A slight attack of apoplexy on the 4th of February 1858 foretold the end, though he persevered with the preparation of the third volume of Philip II.
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  • Yet he persevered: "Travailler, travailler toujours" was his motto, and his patience was rewarded by results which have not merely rendered his name immortal, but have benefited humanity in a way and to a degree for which no one could have ventured to hope.
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  • This great move was persevered in and accomplished, in spite of the fact that at the very outset of the cross-country march (February 13) the great body of transport which had been collected at Ramdam had been cut off by De Wet (who had stayed on the Riet after French had shaken him off).
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  • Nevertheless he persevered, and in 1838 we find him producing not only green and yellow monochromes, but also greyish white and mirror-black glazes of high excellence.
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  • He still persevered, and on the 29th of August 1831 he obtained the first evidence that an electric current can induce another in a different circuit.
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  • But he persevered, and the next year was rewarded by the complete success of his Bergere chatelaine, an opera in three acts.
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  • He listened, however, to the advice of his friend Sir Robert Henley, a brother barrister, afterwards known as Lord Chancellor Northington, and persevered, working on and waiting for success.
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  • In spite of great opposition from the authorities of the order, and in particular from the prioress and sisters of the Incarnation, she persevered with her scheme, being encouraged to appeal to the pope by certain priests who saw the benefit which would accrue to the Church from her zeal.
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  • Despite the death of Coco Chanel in 1971, the Chanel brand has persevered in the fashion world.
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  • He even thought the time opportune for finishing the building begun by Papa by summoning the central assembly of the diets, and wrote to the tsar to this effect (December 31, 1845); and he persevered in this intention in spite of the tsars paternal remonstrances.
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  • Despite the overwhelming odds, some women have persevered and inspired countless readers who have curves.
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  • Amid many hardships and discouragements he persevered; and at the present day the native race is civilized and Christianized.
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  • Those who submitted were forthwith received back into favour; those who persevered in rebellion were punished with death.
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  • In this resolution he persevered for six years, during which he worked at a verse translation of the Imitation of Christ (finished in 1656), at his three Discourses on Dramatic Poetry, and at the Examens which are usually printed at the end of his plays.
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  • As long as he persevered in the attempt to conduct the invasion of the northern frontier of France he achieved nothing.
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  • He persevered, however, in the task which he had set hithself, and introduced a measure endowing Ireland with a parliament, and excluding the Irish members from Westminster.
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  • Some of the Vendean leaders persevered in resistance until May, and even after their submission the peace was ill observed, for the Royalists hearkened to the solicitations of the princes and their advisers.
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  • The results of these first experiments were not encouraging, owing mainly to the poor class of animals, but the exporters persevered, and the business steadily grew in value and importance, until in 1898 the number of live cattle shipped was 359,296, which then decreased to 119,189 in 1901, because of the foot-and-mouth disease.
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  • Russian mediation proved barren, but Gallatin persevered, catching at every opportunity for negotiation.
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  • But the final resort in cases of opium poisoning is artificial respiration, which should be persevered with as long as the heart continues to beat.
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