fixity of purpose

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Achilles answered, "Ulysses, noble son of Laertes, I should give you formal notice plainly and in all fixity of purpose that there be no more of this cajoling, from whatsoever quarter it may come.
He said that for this award world renowned nominations were received and they chose the best qualified and most deserving Marvi Memon for recognition as Ms Memon had displayed an extraordinary resolve and fixity of purpose.
With extraordinary fixity of purpose, they eventually realised their long-wished-for dream of achieving an independent state.
They once again reassured their steadfast fixity of purpose to enable sustainable fisheries upgrade in both the nations, taking into account the need to review and deepen the provisions of the protocol.
That won't change in my lifetime, but I do wonder how long such fixity of purpose will endure.
If she'd had any ambition, it was to create in her own life what had been so clearly lacking in her mother's: order, stability, and some fixity of purpose.
To be sure, Roosevelt possessed fixity of purpose, but the polestar of his moral universe was his own sense of righteousness.
Warhol's film, a study of masculinity, violence, and sexuality, wavers between frenetic agitation and torpid poses, between the obtuse fixity of purpose of the stoned actors and liberating comedy.
The stern compression of circumstances, the twinges of adversity, the spur of slights and taunts in early youth, are needed to evoke the ruthless fixity of purpose and tenacious mother wit without which great actions are seldom accomplished.
In their plain black costumes the Playbox ensemble presents an ant-like anonymity and fixity of purpose which is theatrically novel and a sometimes a touch disconcerting.