Usage examples for persistent

  1. It can not be doubted that there is a persistent afflatus connected with that power. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  2. Another, very persistent, was the view I took of the sufferings of the Saviour of mankind. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  3. One of the best evidences of the growth of Reform was the persistent agitation of the Civil List question. – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  4. " Where money is concerned the Arabs are very persistent," she continued. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  5. 3. Persistent high blood- pressure, with tendency to increase. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  6. Nevertheless the consul thought the streets preferable to the persistent gloom of his office, and sallied out. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  7. You are very persistent, aren't you? – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  8. The low replying voice grew, if not louder, more persistent. – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  9. It seeing even more active and persistent. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  10. However, he was a persistent lover. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  11. " Well, that's where the crying comes from anyway," Peace insisted, as another low, persistent wail rose on the midnight air. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  12. While he came and went, while he stopped to drink, while he did all this, there came steadily from the dark room the sound of feeble and persistent crying, the crying of a sleepy and frightened child. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  13. He was feeling now a dull anger at her scorn, at her persistent disapproval. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  14. A sort of a persistent look to him, as if he wuzn't one to be turned round by trifles. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  15. Woman is equal with man, not inferior to him, as it has been the persistent endeavor of so- called Christians to make her. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  16. And, yet, the nearer they came to Komaritz the more persistent was the joyous suggestion within her, " What if he were not yet gone!" – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  17. " I am very well satisfied with the one whom Providence assigned to me," I answered, " but it is quite natural you should want a little relief from such persistent cross- questioning." – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  18. " But you have not settled the Bet," said one of the Persistent Travelers. – More Fables by George Ade
  19. But Prince was persistent. – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston