Stubbornly sentence example

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  • "I see you've met Aisha," she said stubbornly, flushing.
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  • "I don't care what happens to me," he said stubbornly.
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  • The town is of great strategical importance, for which reason the Russian plenipotentiaries at the Berlin congress (1878) stubbornly tried to include it within the Bulgarian frontier, while Austria and some other Powers insisted that it should be given to Servia.
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  • This battle was far more stubbornly contested than that of Ad Decimum, but it ended in the utter rout of the Vandals and the flight of Gelimer.
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  • General Secretary of construction union UCATT said: ' The number of deaths on building sites remains stubbornly high.
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  • Too many low pressure systems with closely packed isobars are stubbornly sitting in our path.
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  • They wondered how I could be so narrow-minded, and why I insisted on clinging so stubbornly to my outdated beliefs.
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  • Regrettably, India is stubbornly pursuing a military solution to Kashmir and has intensified repression, encouraged by an apparent international complacency.
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  • But despite such a rich canvas of intertextuality, this novel stubbornly refuses to be anything but an old-fashioned yarn on an epic scale.
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  • The all-day battle in the narrow mountain pass was the most stubbornly contested of the whole war, and the brilliant victory of Taylor over such odds made " Old Rough and Ready," as he was called by his troops, the hero of the hour.
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  • No, she retorted stubbornly.
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  • In the following year he so stubbornly resisted Ireton's attack on Limerick that he was excepted from the benefit of the capitulation, and, after being condemned to death and reprieved, was sent as a prisoner to the Tower of London.
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  • However, the first sips remained tight and held back stubbornly.
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  • The occupiers stubbornly resisted persuasive efforts to leave, but eventually the peaceful siege of the island ended.
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  • "I'm not your only child," Alex said stubbornly.
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  • I'm always there! she said stubbornly.
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  • "Not before we seal the tears," she told him stubbornly.
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  • "I'm here because my master told me to be here," the boy said stubbornly.
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  • To this demand the king as stubbornly refused to accede; 3 and as the result of the consequent dead-lock, Tisza, who had courageously continued in office at the king's request, after every other leading politician had refused to form a ministry, was finally dismissed on the 17th of June.
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  • Corps, but little progress was made in that sector, as the enemy, who was believed to be preparing for a withdrawal eastwards, resisted stubbornly around Beaurevoir to cover his retirement.
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  • Charles stubbornly insisted that this question must be referred to the Diet, and Maurice was obliged to give way.
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  • Assam was the province of Bengal which remained most stubbornly outside the limits of the Mogul empire and of the Mahommedan polity in India.
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  • He maintained himself stubbornly in defensive campaigns against the Latin emperor Henry, defeated his rival Alexius Comnenus of Trebizond, and carried out a successful counter-attack upon Gayath-ed-din, the sultan of Koniah, who had been instigated to war by the deposed Alexius III.
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  • This question aroused a controversy which waxed hottest in England, and as the Irish monks stubbornly adhered to their traditions they were vehemently attacked by their opponents.
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  • Cuba Economically isolated and stubbornly clinging to Communism - but yes, it has a motorway network.
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  • Stubbornly embracing the American dream, desperate to be a hero, George dons superhero garb and performs good deeds.
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  • Zieten's outposts on the right bank of the Sambre gained still further time, for they fought stubbornly to retard the French advance on Marchienne and Charleroi.
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  • The Dutch, however, still held two forts, which enabled them to command the navigation of the Scheldt, and these they stubbornly refused to yield.
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  • But the conquest was stubbornly disputed, and after several risings, the land north of Cheviot seems to have been lost about A.D.
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  • Klaproth and the German Academy, and by most English chemists except Cavendish, who rather suspended his judgment, and Priestley, who stubbornly clung to the opposite view.
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  • The advance along the ridge from Zugna Torta, which had been throughout stubbornly contested by the Italians, had been definitely checked by a regiment of the Taro Bde.
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  • He refused stubbornly on the following days to give information concerning his accomplices; on the 8th he gave a narrative of the plot, but it was not till the 9th, when the fugitive conspirators had been taken at Holbeche, that torture could wring from him their names.
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  • The struggle between the old views and the new was long and stubbornly fought out in physical philosophy.
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  • The Jew remained, as always, stubbornly unconvinced, and, as often, fond of slanders.
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  • Certain elements present themselves in feeling which seem stubbornly to resist any attempt to explain them in terms of thought.
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  • But the French type proved stubbornly persistent and to this day dominates the older Canada.
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  • He remained stubbornly silent, gazing at Weyrother's face, and only turned away his eyes when the Austrian chief of staff finished reading.
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  • This was stubbornly resisted, and the West assumed a threatening attitude as the East opposed its projects for internal improvements for which the West had the greater need.
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  • The opposition thereupon proceeded to annul the Lex Daniel (April 7) and stubbornly to clamour for the adoption of the Magyar word of command in the Hungarian part of the common army.
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  • The inhabitants of this district have always been very independent and stubbornly resisted the Afghan and Sikh predecessors of the British.
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  • But after a series of stubbornly contested engagements, the Austrian general, Philippovic, entered Serajevo on the 19th of August, and ended the campaign on the 10th of September, by the capture of Bihac in the north-west, and of Klobuk in Herzegovina.
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